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At 90, UMMC's 100th TAVR patient is 'on the go'

At 90, UMMC's 100th TAVR patient is 'on the go'

Patients with aortic valve stenosis find themselves fatigued and short of breath because their blood flow is poor. Traditional open-chest surgery may not be an option for the elderly, but a minimally invasive procedure, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, has restored the active lifestyle of Vicksburg native Peggy Dudley.

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Ridgeland firefighter, 5K race support Alzheimer's awareness

Ridgeland firefighter, 5K race support Alzheimer's awareness

The MIND Center’s annual Brawn and Bubbles 5K Run for the Brain is more than just a race for a cure for Alzheimer’s. The race at the Ross Barnett Reservoir stems from an area firefighter's efforts to honor his father’s memory.

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UMMC experts: Genetic tests pose self-diagnosis risks

For those who want to take a more proactive approach to health, a home genetic test seems like a great opportunity to explore their risks. But while FDA-approved tests can now detect certain gene mutations associated with disease, UMMC experts say the tests shouldn't replace a visit to a doctor.

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UMMC experts: Genetic tests pose self-diagnosis risks

Ambassador Family Day, Grants Ferry blood drive conclude this week's events

Ambassador Family Day, Grants Ferry blood drive conclude this week's events

Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.

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Longtime oncologist joins Medical Center faculty

Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following addition to its faculty and leadership staff.

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Longtime oncologist joins Medical Center faculty
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