WVU Medicine Cabinet News Stories

CARDIAC Project research influences new national cholesterol screening guidelines for youth

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – An expert panel of government officials recently released new cardiovascular disease screening guidelines for youth based in part on a [...]

Open house Dec. 1 for Dr. Dean Ornish heart program at WVU Healthcare

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Heart disease is the leading cause of death among men and women in West Virginia and the United States. In fact, it kills nearly 7,000 West Virginians each year; in the United States, that number is closer to a half million. [...]

Morgantown radiothon to benefit WVU Children’s Hospital

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The 13th Annual Q for Kids Radiothon benefiting [...]

WVU Healthcare physicians providing specialized therapy for liver cancer patients

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The World Health Organization reports that liver cancer is the third most common cancer in the world, causing approximately 700,000 deaths each year. Like many cancers, it is commonly treated with radiation, but the results are often less than ideal. Now, [...]

WVU’s Global Health Week starts Nov. 14

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. –The West Virginia University Global Health Program is partnering with theWVU Department of Community Medicine’s Public Health Program to sponsor Global Health Week this year. The lectures will feature a speaker every day at noon starting on Monday, Nov. 14 through Friday, Nov. 18 in the WVU Health Sciences Learning Center. [...]