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Archives for March 15th, 2012

Surgical Pathology of Organ Transplantation Conference

On May 4 and 5, 2012, join the lively discussion at the Surgical Pathology of Organ Transplantation Conference in Pittsburgh, Pa. Organ procurement and the care of the transplanted patient occurs all over the world, in facilities large and small, academic and rural. The body of knowledge is growing exponentially. This event is designed for:  pathologists […]

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Pitt Study Finds Treating Depression After Coronary Artery Bypass Improves Quality of Life, Reduces Costs

ATHENS, Greece, March 15, 2012 – Patients who are treated for depression through a new collaborative care model after undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures showed improvements in mood and health and incurred lower health care costs, according to a University of Pittsburgh-led study that was presented today at the American Psychosomatic Society’s annual meeting. […]

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Gene Mutations Contribute to Fibroid Development, Say Pitt/Magee-Womens Research Institute Team

PITTSBURGH, March 12, 2012 – Mutations in a regulatory gene are present in two-thirds of uterine fibroids, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI). Their findings, which shed light on the pathways that allow the noncancerous tumors to develop, were reported today in PLoS One. Fibroids can […]

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