Clinical

Jason Thompson MD, PhD

New Diabetic Medicines Offer Cardiovascular Benefits

Feb 23, 2024 at 07:49 am by kbarrettalley

By Marti Webb Slay   “When it comes to diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors in general, it takes a village to dial people in so they will avoid my cath lab in.... Read More
Saema Mirza, MD

Statins and Cholesterol

Feb 23, 2024 at 07:48 am by kbarrettalley

Focus Topic  CARDIOLOGY   By Jane Ehrhardt “Cholesterol is not just high or low LDL. It’s not a simple number based on a reading,” says car.... Read More
Marissa Natelson Love, MD

UAB Seeking Asymptomatic Patients for AHEAD Alzheimer’s Study

Feb 23, 2024 at 07:46 am by kbarrettalley

By Marti Webb Slay  Treatment options for Alzheimer’s have expanded in the past year, with the FDA approval of lecanemab (Leqembi®) in July 2023 leading to Med.... Read More

New Technology at Grandview Helps Diagnose Deadliest Cancer

Feb 23, 2024 at 07:44 am by kbarrettalley

By Ansley Franco Grandview Medical Center became the first hospital in Birmingham to begin using Intuitive’s Ion endoluminal system, a robotic bronchoscopy platform, th.... Read More
Alex Childs MD with a SoLa Pelvic Therapy Laser.

Treating Chronic Pelvic Myofacial Pain With Light

Jan 10, 2024 at 06:21 pm by kbarrettalley

Laura Freeman   Decades after laser instruments revolutionized surgery, the healing power in a simple beam of light can still evoke a sense of wonder. “Seeing ho.... Read More

January 2024

Jan 10, 2024 at 06:20 pm by kbarrettalley

Your January 202 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!