New Study Evaluates Best Practice for Treating Carotid Stenosis

Feb 15, 2016 at 03:24 pm by steve

The landmark study, National Institutes of Health (NIH) CREST, compares carotid stenting (CAS) and carotid endarterectomy (CEA) for treating carotid stenosis. Investigators ar.... Read More

UAB's New Informatics Institute Applies Computers to Improve Care

Nov 17, 2015 at 01:58 pm by steve

Biomedical informatics is not exactly a hot topic of conversation around the water-cooler, but that may change, especially at UAB. The university has recruited a nationally k.... Read More

Urologist Finds Second Calling Through Foster Parenting

Sep 11, 2015 at 09:12 am by steve

In his medical practice with Urology Centers of Alabama, urologist Dr. Mark DeGuenther uses high-tech tools that weren't available just a generation ago. But in his off-time,.... Read More

Ovarian Cancer - A Glass Half Full

Oct 08, 2014 at 01:24 pm by steve

Not so long ago, a diagnosis of ovarian cancer was a virtual death sentence for all but a few lucky women. With the advent of platinum-based chemotherapy, five-year survival r.... Read More

A Killing Silence

Sep 08, 2014 at 04:20 pm by steve

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis This year, more than 40,000 Americans will learn they are dying of a disease they have probably never heard of. It kills as many Americans as br.... Read More

April 2024

Apr 23, 2024 at 10:42 am by kbarrettalley

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