Congress Taking Close New Look at Reprocessed Medical Devices

Mar 03, 2006 at 04:23 pm by steve

Congressmen Tom Davis and Henry Waxman are pulling out their magnifying glasses to examine reprocessed medical devices. As chairman and ranking member of the House Committe.... Read More

New Procedure Offers Less-Invasive Treatment For Bowel Incontinence

Mar 03, 2006 at 04:19 pm by steve

As many as one out of 13 adults in the United States suffers from a condition that may leave them home-bound, and a local surgical practice is the first in the Birmingham area.... Read More

New Developments in Kidney Transplantation

Mar 03, 2006 at 04:16 pm by steve

New developments in kidney transplantation are making the procedure available to more patients and improving the rejection rates and donor recovery. A clinical trial that i.... Read More

Early Referral Key to Avoiding Dialysis and Transplantation

Mar 03, 2006 at 04:09 pm by steve

When considering the overwhelming prevalence of kidney disease, nephrologists and transplant surgeons alike agree that early referral is key to slowing the progression of rena.... Read More

Speaking Out about the Silent Disease

Mar 03, 2006 at 04:07 pm by steve

Chronic Kidney Disease, or CKD, is often referred to as the "silent disease" because it tends to stay quiet until it reaches more advanced stages. However, by utilizing clinic.... Read More
November 2023 Cover

November 2023

Nov 08, 2023 at 10:36 am by kbarrettalley

Your November 2023 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!