Healthcare

Introducing a Game-Changing Element

Tatva Biosciences, a young Mobile company, is building its business on silver nanoparticles — hoping it can transform some promising research into...

Take a Look at This

If you believe big things come in small packages, a nondescript lab in the research wing of University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer...

Critical Breakthrough

While the first rule of medicine might be, “Do no harm, ” it is quickly followed in importance by, “Stop the bleeding.”...

Breakthrough Brain Science

As a part of this issue’s focus on innovation, we spoke with Edward Taub, a medical researcher who has played a leading...

Setting a New Standard in Health I/T

Dr. James Cimino, director of UAB’s new Informatics Institute, hopes to make health care...

Big Data, Big Hospital Venture

Makul Mehra, M.D., a Birmingham gastroenterologist, says he first met entrepreneur G.T. LaBorde while attending parent orientation at their children’s grade...

Strategies for Long-Term Health Care

Benjamin Franklin said nothing is certain except death and taxes. The extended epigram almost could have been: Nothing is certain except death, taxes...

Medical IT Multiplier

Tanveer Patel, named one of the nation’s top 100 entrepreneurs in February by Upstart Business Journal, has been taking strategic risks since...

Top Benefits Tips

When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law in 2010, some critics predicted that scores of employers would stop offering group health insurance...

Battling Big Pharma

Suing pharmaceutical companies on behalf of consumers is some of the main work of Dee Miles, a partner with the Montgomery-based plaintiff law...

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