Posts Tagged ‘medical’


Nancy McLemore’s Journey From Hospital Acting To Real Life Treatment

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Voice over actress Nancy McLemore knows exactly what a breast cancer diagnosis sounds like. She recounts it for me in her living room, assuming her name is Kathy Smith.

Carly the Catalyst

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Oil derived from the marijuana plant can reduce and even eliminate seizures for patients who can’t find relief with other medications.

Cystic Fibrosis Cure in Sight

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

A cystic fibrosis researcher sees the life-altering effects of a treatment that attacks the disease at its root.

Diabetes In Check

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

A common blood pressure drug is proving to address underlying cause of diabetes, one clinical trial patient at a time.

A Race Against Time for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

A researcher new to UAB brings an added ray of hope to a family fighting for a cure for to stop their son’s muscular dystrophy.

How Geographic and Racial Factors Impact Stroke

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Stroke is the best example of a disease that’s possible to prevent and very hard to treat, according to Dr. George Howard of UAB’s School of Public Health. And that’s just was he is working to do along with his colleague (and wife) Dr. Virginia Howard.

Stopping Parkinson’s in Its Tracks

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Currently there are no known treatments available to change the course of Parkinson’s disease, only treatments for symptoms. But research at UAB is working to be a part of providing the first therapy that slows or halts the disease itself.

The Researchers

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Birmingham is at the center of medical research and breakthroughs. Meet some of the people leading the way. Written by Richard James Photography by Liesa Cole Dr. Louise Chow Turning the tide on HPV Dr. Louise Chow’s focus is razor sharp. The object: human papillomavirus. “Our lab has been conducting basic research on the pathobiology… Read More