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Most Patients Likely to See Reductions in Pain and Disability after Bariatric Surgery; Study Identifies Who Benefits Most

In the three years following bariatric surgery, the majority of patients experienced an improvement in pain and walking ability, as well as a lessening of the degree to which back or leg pain interfered with work, according a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health-led analysis of a multi-site clinical study published today in […]

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Pitt Team Redesigns Epilepsy Drug to Increase Potency and Specificity, Reduce Side Effects

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Arts & Sciences have designed a more effective version of an FDA-approved epilepsy drug with the potential for fewer side effects, according to a study published on March 22 in Molecular Pharmacology. The experimental agent also could prove to be a treatment for tinnitus and […]

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Pitt Finding Suggests New Heart Disease Screening Target for Middle-Aged Black Women

Middle-aged black women have higher levels of a protein in their blood associated with a predictor of heart disease than their white counterparts, even after other factors, such as obesity, are taken into consideration, according to a study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and School of Medicine. The finding, […]

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Physicians and Researchers Present at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 65th Annual Scientific Session

The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute will be well-represented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 65th Annual Scientific Session in Chicago. Faculty research was featured in both oral and poster presentations throughout the conference, including: Saturday, April 2 ACC.i2 Aortic and Mitral Disease, AMI: Innovation, Outcomes, and Practice Early Recovery of Left Ventricular Ejection […]

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Social Media Use Associated With Depression Among U.S. Young Adults

The more time young adults use social media, the more likely they are to be depressed, according to new research from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The findings could guide clinical and public health interventions to tackle depression, forecast to become the leading cause of disability in high-income countries by 2030. The research, […]

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UPMC Hamot Receives Magnet Designation for Nursing Excellence

UPMC Hamot has received Magnet designation for excellence in nursing, granted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. Only seven percent of hospitals nationwide have been granted Magnet status, one of the highest achievements an organization can obtain in professional nursing. UPMC Hamot is the first hospital in Pennsylvania’s northern tier to […]

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Magee-Womens Research Institute Awarded $3.7 Million to Study Pregnancy and Heart Disease

Researchers at Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI) have been awarded a four-year $3.7 million grant from the American Heart Association (AHA) Go Red for Women Research Network to examine whether certain pregnancy-related blood vessel changes can uncover mechanisms of later-life cardiovascular disease (CVD) in women, identify women at highest risk, and guide new interventions to help […]

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Researcher Named UPCI’s 2nd NCI Outstanding Investigator, Awarded $6.4M for Discovering Cancer Viruses

Patrick Moore, MD, MPH, has received the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Outstanding Investigator Award, a top honor given to accomplished cancer researchers, and was awarded $6.4 million to further his work into the link between viruses and cancer. This NCI grant recognizes exceptional past achievements to provide seven years of secured support, giving the investigator […]

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Burning More Calories Associated with Greater Gray Matter Volume in Brain, Reduced Alzheimer’s Risk

Whether they jog, swim, garden or dance, physically active older persons  have larger gray matter volume in key brain areas responsible for memory and cognition, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UCLA. The findings, published today in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, showed also that […]

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UPMC CancerCenter Re-Accredited By American College of Radiation Oncology

UPMC CancerCenter has received re-accreditation by the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), maintaining its position as the largest comprehensive cancer network in the country to be accredited in radiation oncology. Two of UPMC CancerCenter’s newer network sites, UPMC Altoona and Butler Radiation Oncology centers, each received accreditation for the first time. “This three-year accreditation […]

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