The WVU Department of Surgery Grand Rounds and the 2019 Thomas H. Covey, Jr., MD Lectureship with Visiting Professor Taylor Riall, MD, PhD, FACS, takes place on Wednesday, March 20, at 7:30 a.m. in the WVU Health Sciences Okey Patteson Auditorium, room 1175.
The lecture given by Dr. Riall is titled Enjoy the Journey.
WVU General Surgery Resident Case Presentations will follow at 8:30 a.m., immediately following the lecture by Dr. Riall. Dr. Borgstrom will serve as moderator.
More girls and young women are committing suicide; targeted prevention efforts may help save them, says WVU researcher
Teenage girls and young women are increasingly likely to commit suicide, said West Virginia University researcher John Campo. In particular, the rates at which they die by hanging and suffocation have risen markedly. These were the findings of a study he and his colleagues carried out recently. Their findings appear in JAMA Network Open.
Inflammation can be a good thing. If you burn yourself, it helps your skin heal. If you eat contaminated food, it helps you fend off a stomach bug. But scientists don’t fully understand the role inflammation plays in neurological diseases like multiple sclerosis, stroke and dementias. And they don’t know how to control pathological inflammation without interfering with the beneficial kind.