First causal evidence that oxidative stress works directly on telomeres to speed cellular aging
8-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
International Research Team Led by Pitt Wins $6M Grant to Study HIV and Tuberculosis Coinfection in Children
Children with HIV are much more susceptible to TB and also much more likely to die from it. This grant will fund international research to investigate why, both in the lab and in the field.
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Reactive neurostimulation reduces seizure frequency by remodeling the brain, and early electrical signatures of this process could be used to accelerate and personalize treatment.
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Children with acute respiratory infections were prescribed antibiotics more often during direct-to-consumer telemedicine visits than during in-person primary care appointments or urgent care visits, according to UPMC Children’s Hospital of...
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In the years following bariatric surgery, a person’s overall eating behaviors and the amount of time spent watching television, playing video games and using a computer are a better indication of long-term weight loss success than specific weight...
1-Apr-2019 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites
In a first on the quest to cure HIV, University of Pittsburgh scientists report that they’ve developed an all-in-one immunotherapy approach that not only kicks HIV out of hiding in the immune system, but also kills it. The key lies in immune...
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In a first, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Magee-Womens Research Institute have reported in a non-human primate model that immature testicular tissue can be cryopreserved, and later be used to restore...
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Social media has given those espousing anti-vaccination sentiments an effective medium to spread their message. An analysis of a viral Facebook campaign against a pediatric practice reveals that anti-vaccination arguments center around four distinct...
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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.
30-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT
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