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  • WVU Health Report: Atrial Fibrillation

    Friday, February 14, 2020

    WVU Health Report: Atrial Fibrillation Diagnosis of Atrial Fibrillation, or Afib, is on the rise across the country. The cardiovascular disease is not only an early indicator of other life-threatening illnesses, it can cause stroke in those that suffer from it.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Breast Cancer Vaccine Study

    Wednesday, February 5, 2020

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Breast Cancer Vaccine Study A new national trial to treat aggressive breast cancer is recruiting patients, and WVU Medicine is one of 11 major cancer research centers nationally enrolling patients in the study. Sobha Kurian, MD, WVU Medicine hematologist/oncologist explains in this video:

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Cochlear Implants

    Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Cochlear Implants Children who were born with severe or total hearing loss don’t have to face a lifetime of silence, thanks to advanced hearing devices that can be implanted during outpatient surgery.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Sublingual Immunotherapy Allergy Treatment

    Friday, December 20, 2019

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Sublingual Immunotherapy Allergy Treatment For millions suffering from environmental allergies, there is an innovative alternative to allergy shots for treatment. We explain how sublingual immunotherapy allergy treatment may provide long term allergy relief in this WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Neuro-Urology

    Thursday, December 12, 2019

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Neuro-Urology A mix of specialties are often brought together to help with complicated medical issues. Neurology and Urogynecology may be brought together in instances where urination difficulties might be a symptom of serious neurological issues.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Immune Deficiency

    Monday, December 2, 2019

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Immune Deficiency Immune deficiency is a hard-to-diagnose ailment that can cause people to be sick more often and longer than their peers.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Vaping

    Thursday, November 21, 2019

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Vaping While the investigation continues into the nationwide outbreak of severe lung injuries associated with vaping, the Centers for Disease Control warns that e-cigarette use is never safe for youth, young adults, or pregnant women. In this WVU Medicine Health Report, Saif Al Qatarneh, MD, discusses the risks of vaping for teens and young adults.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Magneto-Electrocardiogram

    Friday, November 8, 2019

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Magneto-Electrocardiogram Doctors at the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute are in clinical trials of a new technology that could make current methods of detecting heart disease obsolete.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Myasthenia Gravis

    Friday, October 25, 2019

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Myasthenia Gravis Some West Virginians might be suffering from a condition that causes drooping facial muscles, trouble breathing, and physical exhaustion. If so, the cause may be rare, but treatable.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Flu shots

    Tuesday, October 15, 2019

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Flu shots The flu is not a benign infection. It killed around 85,000 people in the U.S. last year – and people who are otherwise healthy can be killed by the flu, not just people who already have reduced immunity.