Measuring the percentage of weight regained following the maximum amount of weight lost after bariatric surgery can help predict a patient’s risk of several serious health problems. The study also revealed that the rate of weight regained was...
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Stiffness of the aorta – more so than blood pressure or subclinical brain disease – is a key risk factor for dementia. Since aortic stiffness can be reduced by medication and healthy lifestyle changes, these results suggest that people can still...
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People who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery, a common type of bariatric surgery, are at an increased risk for alcohol-related problems. However, common screening tools that help physicians identify patients at high risk for alcohol use...
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The inaugural Magee Prize was awarded to Pitt's Dr. Yaacov Barak to research in how placental defects may lead to congenital heart defects.
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A UPMC-developed test for diagnosis of thyroid nodules, ThyroSeq® Genomic Classifier, has been approved for coverage by its Medicare Administrative Contractor, Novitas Solutions. This decision paves the way for the test to be accessible to more...
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Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Associated with Poorer Physical and Mental Health Among Midlife Women
Sexual Harassment and Assault Linked to Worse Physical and Mental Health Among Midlife Women
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Three Pitt faculty members win highly selective NIH awards supporting high-risk, high-reward research projects
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A total of $475K in prizes was awarded to teams of budding entrepreneurs with the best ideas around improving human performance.
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UPMC Pathology Expert Available to Discuss Importance of Pap Smears in Addition to HPV Testing for Cervical Cancer.
20-Aug-2018 8:00 PM EDT
Expert Participant Available: NIH Study Shows Induction at 39 Weeks May Reduce C-Section Rates and Has Better Outcomes for Babies
9-Aug-2018 11:00 AM EDT
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.
1-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Aug. 1 marks the beginning of World Breastfeeding Week. Cynthia Garrison, a @UPMCnews lactation consultant, can discuss breastfeeding myths and options for all moms.
31-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT
Expert & Study Participant Available: NIH Study Shows Induction at 39 Weeks May Reduce C-Section Rates and Has Better Outcomes for Babies
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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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