Healthcare

Tuskegee U. Donors Furnish Prime Care with PPE

Tuskegee University recently did its part to protect local health care workers on the front line of the COVID-19 crisis. University leaders and faculty pulled...

Birmingham Tech Used to Help Produce a COVID-19 Vaccine

TriAltus Bioscience LLC’s protein purification technology — licensed by the University of Alabama in Birmingham — is being used to support research into a...

Doctor Visits by Phone: A New Way of Health Delivery in Alabama

In the last six weeks of the virus crisis 270,000 doctor visits have been conducted successfully over cell phones. It's an innovation in health care...

Wide Search to Repurpose Drugs for Sars-Cov-2

UAB picked to join international effort in search of existing drugs useful against COVID-19

HudsonAlpha, EAMC Offer Genetic Testing to Audit Effectiveness of Cholesterol Medications

Some employees at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika will have the option of participating in a genetic screening program to test the effectiveness...

Ovarian Cancer Vaccine in Clinical Trial: USA Health

For all its complexities, the human body can sometimes behave like an 8-year-old child. It prefers what it knows. Following that logic, researchers at the USA...

Jones Urges Creation of Health Care Manufacturing Task Force

With visions of a new wave of industrial renaissance for Alabama, U.S. Sen. Doug Jones has urged Gov. Kay Ivey to create a health...

Alabama COVID-19 Deaths to Jump After Change in Counting

Alabama should be prepared to see a sudden rise in the number of COVID-19 deaths reported by state health officials, said Jefferson County Health...

Doctor Practices Losing Revenue, Patients, Staff

Doctors offices across the country have been laying off and furloughing staffs as revenues decline sharply and are expected to continue declining, according to...

What’s the Science Behind These Tests?

We asked an expert at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology to help us understand the science behind the increasingly many tests being done across the...

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