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  • WVU Medicine Health Report: The EDGE Procedure

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    WVU Medicine Health Report: The EDGE Procedure A common problem gastric bypass patients face are gallstones because of rapid weight loss. A new minimally invasive procedure to remove gallstones and repair other pancreatic issues is providing patients with less pain and a quicker recovery.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: CAR T-Cell Therapy

    Monday, January 7, 2019

    WVU Medicine Health Report: CAR T-Cell Therapy Immunotherapy has been growing over the years as a different way to treat various cancers, and one such method, CAR T-Cell Therapy, is changing lives. John Phillips, MD, has this and more in this week's WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: DRG therapy for chronic pain

    Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report: DRG therapy for chronic pain Chronic pain in the lower parts of the body can make life unbearable. But thanks to a new form of neurostimulation, patients are getting much-needed pain relief.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Surgery for detached retina

    Monday, November 12, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Surgery for detached retina A detached retina can be frightening, but immediately seeking medical care and treatment may ensure a nearly complete recovery.

  • Judi's Journey with Alzheimer's

    Thursday, November 1, 2018

    Judi's Journey with Alzheimer's Neurological surgeons, neurologists, and neuropsychologists at the West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute were the first in the world to use focused ultrasound to treat a patient with Alzheimer's disease. Judi Polak is the first patient to undergo the phase II clinical trial led by Ali Rezai, MD, the Institute's leader. Polak is a former neonatal intensive care unit nurse at WVU Medicine Children’s.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: WaveLight for LASIK

    Friday, October 19, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report: WaveLight for LASIK LASIK is the most commonly performed laser eye surgery to treat nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. And thanks to advances in technology, it's achieving better results.

  • Introducing the WVU Medicine Children's Neurodevelopmental Center

    Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    Introducing the WVU Medicine Children's Neurodevelopmental Center Established to serve West Virginia children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disabilities, the WVU Medicine Children's Neurodevelopmental Center is now open. For more information, visit: http://www.wvuchildrens.com/ndc.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Fecal and urinary incontinence

    Tuesday, October 2, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Fecal and urinary incontinence Incontinence is a common condition as we age, but you don't have to live with it – there are many treatment options out there. Lisa Costello, MD, has this and more in this WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Pregnancy complications

    Wednesday, September 26, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Pregnancy complications While pregnancy has grown safer over the years, it's still important to know certain complications that can arise. Lisa Costello, MD, has this and more in this WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Alzheimer's clinical trials

    Friday, August 24, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Alzheimer's clinical trials More than five million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease, yet no cure or effective treatment has been found.