A metabolite produced following consumption of dietary soy may decrease a key risk factor for dementia – with the help of the right bacteria, according to a new discovery.
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Two Pitt Faculty Members Inducted into National Academy of Medicine for Work on Aging and Neuro-Rehab
Two physician scientists at the University of Pittsburgh have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine: Dr. Toren Finkel, director of the Pitt Aging Institute, and Dr. Amy Wagner, professor of physical medicine and neuroscience...
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‘Use it or Lose it’: Regular Social Engagement Linked to Healthier Brain Microstructure in Older Adults
Older people who report greater levels of social engagement have more robust gray matter in regions of the brain relevant in dementia, according to new research. The findings matter during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Variations in a gene that regulates dopamine levels in the brain may influence the mobility of elderly and frail adults, according to new research.
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In a new study, infectious disease researchers show that HIV viremia isn’t always nonadherence to medication or resistance to the drugs. Instead, the patients are victims of what the scientists have dubbed “repliclones” – large clones of...
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The study found the drug can help the most severely injured trauma patients.
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New study addresses a mystery first raised in March: Why do some people with COVID-19 develop severe inflammation? The research shows how the molecular structure and sequence of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein could be behind life-threatening...
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Researchers have created a machine-learning algorithm that can pick up on subtle signs of osteoarthritis – too abstract to register in the eye of a trained radiologist – on an MRI scan taken years before symptom onset.
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Fear and anxiety are common reactions to mass violence, and protecting children is a concern for all caregivers. Dr. Jack Rozel can discuss ways to help people
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UPMC Pathology Expert Available to Discuss Importance of Pap Smears in Addition to HPV Testing for Cervical Cancer.
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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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