Death rates from sepsis fell faster in New York than expected – and faster than in peer states – following the introduction of the nation’s first state-mandated sepsis regulation.
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Even after nearly a decade of strict HIV treatment, cells sheltering the virus could be found in the cerebrospinal fluid of half of participants in a national clinical trial of people living with HIV. Moreover, those participants had higher...
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New research from UPMC and Pitt shows that living-donor liver transplant offers numerous advantages over deceased-donor transplant, including superior outcomes and less resource utilization.
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New study analyzed 2 million birth records and 3,000 cancer registry records and found that children born to obese mothers were 57% more likely to develop cancer, independent of other factors. This finding offers a rare opportunity for childhood...
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Patients with sickle cell disease experience severe organ damage leading to early death. An international clinical trial funded by the NIH will test whether red cell exchange, which replaces sicked red blood cells with normal ones could prevent or...
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By dispensing a year's worth of birth control pills up front, the VA could prevent 583 unintended pregnancies and save $2M per year on health care costs each year.
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A move by the White House in 2017 – decried by many health policy analysts as an attempt to undercut the Affordable Care Act – had unanticipated consequences that improved the affordability of health insurance for Marketplace enrollees.
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The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC will lead nearly two dozen emergency medical service agencies across the country in a Department of Defense (DOD)-funded clinical trial aimed at improving survival among people who have...
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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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