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Archives for February 27th, 2012

UPMC Researchers Find Early Indicators May Predict Recovery Time from Sports Concussions

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 27, 2012 – The unpredictable nature of concussions is one of the most frustrating factors to the millions of sufferers each year, but early neurological indicators and symptoms can predict a protracted healing time in certain cases, according to specialists at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. “It’s a highly variable […]

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Screening Could Help Prevent Fractures in Long-Term Care Residents, Pitt Study Finds

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 27, 2012 – A new study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine demonstrates that screening strategies vary widely — from 17 to 98 percent — in identifying women residing in nursing homes who are eligible for treatment of osteoporosis. Led by Susan Greenspan, M.D., professor of medicine at Pitt, the study, published […]

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