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WVU study suggests loneliness can hinder management of diabetes, hypertension

Loneliness isn’t just unpleasant. It can also be unhealthy. A new study out of WVU explores how loneliness may make it harder to keep chronic conditions, such as diabetes and hypertension, under control. Lead researcher Laurie Theeke found that middle-aged Appalachians who report being lonely tend to score low on an assessment of their self-management. Lower self-management scores correlate with poorer health outcomes.

Now accepting applications for NIH T32 training program

The Office of Research and Graduate Education is pleased to announce a competition for fellowships in the T32 pre-doctoral training grant for training in stroke and its related co-morbidities.  The principal investigator for this grant is Dr. James W. Simpkins. 

Stop the Bleed

The Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center, in partnership with the American College of Surgeons, is taking part in the national “Stop the Bleed” initiative. Participants in the programs are being trained to stop bleeding in order to prevent death from hemorrhage.