It’s a longstanding mystery why salamanders can perfectly regenerate their tails whereas lizard tails grow back all wrong. By transplanting neural stem cells between species, Pitt researchers have discovered that the lizard’s native stem cells...
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As marine mammals evolved to make water their primary habitat, they lost the ability to make a protein that defends humans and other land-dwelling mammals from the neurotoxic effects of a popular man-made pesticide.
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UPMC Presbyterian Hospital has been designated an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence by the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA).
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Caregiving resource will bring together decades of ongoing multidisciplinary research.
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Two units of plasma given in a medical helicopter on the way to the hospital could increase the odds of traumatically injured patients with severe bleeding surviving by 10 percent, according to the results of a national clinical trial.
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A gene linked to 3 to 4 percent of people with Parkinson’s disease could play an important role in most, if not all, people with the disease, according to a new study. The findings suggest that treatments being developed for this small group of...
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More than one in 10 children hospitalized with sepsis die, but when a series of clinical treatments and tests is completed within an hour of its detection, the chances of survival increase considerably.
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Postmenopausal factors may have an impact on the heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) – also known as ‘good cholesterol.’ The findings bring into question the current use of total HDL cholesterol to predict heart...
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Expert Participant Available: NIH Study Shows Induction at 39 Weeks May Reduce C-Section Rates and Has Better Outcomes for Babies
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Actor Alan Alda recently revealed he has Parkinson’s Disease. Dr. Amber Van Laar, neurologist at UPMC, is available to discuss the disease and current treatment options.
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Aug. 1 marks the beginning of World Breastfeeding Week. Cynthia Garrison, a @UPMCnews lactation consultant, can discuss breastfeeding myths and options for all moms.
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UPMC Hillman Cancer Center immunology expert available to talk about FDA approval of CAR - T cell therapy.
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