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Tuesday Talks - Essential Tremor
Friday, March 10, 2023
An estimated seven to 10 million Americans suffer from essential tremor, which is a neurological condition that causes trembling of the hands, head, voice, legs, or trunk. It’s often confused with Parkinson’s disease even though essential tremor is eight times more common.
Tuesday Talks - Prosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) Clinical Trial
Thursday, March 2, 2023
The most devastating complication a patient can face after total knee or hip replacement surgery is contracting a prosthetic joint infection or “PJI.” PJIs are very difficult to treat, but a new clinical trial at WVU Medicine is raising hopes for a breakthrough in successfully treating these stubborn infections. Matt Dietz, MD, discusses PJIs in this latest edition of Tuesday Talks.
WVU Medicine Health Report - Breast Reduction Surgery
Friday, February 10, 2023
According to the American Board of Plastic Surgeons, more than 90,000 breast reduction procedures are performed each year. If you’re considering breast reduction surgery, plastic surgeon Kerri Woodberry, MD, can give you all the details you need to know in this WVU Medicine Health Report.
WVU Medicine Tuesday Talks - Pain Management
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Do you struggle with chronic pain? According to a study published in the Journal of the International Association for the Study of Pain, more than 20 percent of Americans do. In this edition of WVU Medicine Tuesday Talks, Richard Vaglienti, MD, MBA, director of the WVU Medicine Center for Integrative Pain Management, discusses strategies for pain management.
WVU Medicine Tuesday Talks: Starting a Fitness Program
Thursday, January 12, 2023
Are you one of the thousands who made a new year’s resolution to exercise more or start a fitness program? How do you design a fitness program and stick with it? Are you ever too old to start a fitness program?
WVU Medicine Tuesday Talks: Bariatric Surgery
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
An estimated 250,000 people underwent weight loss surgery last year in the U.S. Recently, two national groups of bariatric surgeons overhauled the weight loss surgery guidelines for the first time in more than 30 years. The updated guidelines mean more people are eligible for weight loss surgery.
WVU Medicine Tuesday Talks – Pediatric Urology
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Parents understand that conditions affecting their child’s kidneys, bladder, or reproductive health are not just the standard childhood illnesses. These conditions can affect a child’s life into adulthood. In this video, Osama Al-Omar, MD, MBA, FACS, chief of Pediatric Urology at WVU Medicine Children’s, talks about these and other issues treated at West Virginia’s only pediatric urology practice.
WVU Medicine Health Report - Selective Resection Epilepsy Surgery
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Nearly three and a half million Americans live with epileptic seizures. One way to eliminate or reduce seizures is through minimally invasive selective resection surgery. Peter Konrad, MD, of WVU's Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, explains how the procedure works in this WVU Medicine Health Report.
Tuesday Talks: Sleep Medicine
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? Do you snore or suspect you may have sleep apnea? Are you concerned about a family member’s sleep patterns?
Tuesday Talks: Respiratory Syncytial Virus - RSV
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Hospitals across the country are dealing with a spike in cases of respiratory syncytial virus or RSV.