Children At Higher Risk After Mismatch In This Year's Flu VaccineThis year's flu vaccine may not be very effective against a common strain of the flu that's especially tough on children, according to a new report.
'Men Should Be Just As Responsible As Ladies': Doctors Looking For Couples To Test Male Birth Control GelResearchers at the University of Kansas conducting a clinical trial for a form of male birth control are looking for couples to test it out.
2 More Flu Deaths Reported In Allegheny CountyThere have been two more deaths from the flu in Allegheny County.
Study: 5 Healthy Habits In Middle Age Could Help You Live 10 Years LongerHealthy habits such as exercising for at least 30 minutes a day or drinking in moderation can help you stave off diseases for an extra decade, according to new research.
WVU Doctors Hoping To Make Heart Health Testing Easier With MagnetocardiographyWith so many heart tests available, from EKGs to stress tests and nuclear studies and echocardiograms to heart MRIs, is there a smarter way to figure who needs which test?
Study: Marathon Training Can Slow The Aging ProcessResearchers say if you want to slow the aging process, run a marathon.
Century-Old Tuberculosis Vaccine May Work Better If Given In New WayScientists think they’ve figured out how to make a century-old tuberculosis vaccine far more protective: Simply give the shot a different way.
Study: Permanent Hair Dye, Chemical Straighteners May Increase Breast Cancer RiskWomen who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who don't use these products, according to a study released on Tuesday.
Study: Cannabis May Cut Headache And Migraine Pain In HalfCannabis could be used to relieve headache pain, a new study from Washington State University suggests.
'Watching And Waiting' Trial Eliminates Surgery For Some Breast Cancer PatientsDoctors are working on a new way to treat breast cancer that does not include surgery, hoping it could be a better option for many patients.
Salt Therapy Is A Growing Trend In Alternative MedicineA growing number of people are seeking natural solutions for stress, fatigue, respiratory issues and pain through salt therapy.
Old Treatment For Parkinson's Disease Now Being Used For EpilepsyAn old treatment for Parkinson's disease is now giving epileptics a new option.
Study: Escalating Millennial Health Problems Could Spell Trouble For U.S. EconomyThe health of millennials is deteriorating more rapidly than the generation before them and that could have a crippling effect on the economy, according to a report published Wednesday.
W. Va. Surgeons Perform State's First Heart TransplantSurgeons at West Virginia University have performed the state's first heart transplant.
WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute Launches Life-Changing Treatment For Essential TremorsDon Wahl was so self-conscious, he wouldn't go out to eat. "I couldn't eat with my right hand. I couldn't drink with my right hand. Even on a big spoon, I would shake it all off, by the time I'd get it up there."