The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine is the first in the nation to establish opioid-free pain management guidelines for the vast majority of procedures performed in all of its clinics.
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Using U.S. transplant registry data, clinical researchers at the University of Pittsburgh found that kidney transplants between identical twins have high success rates, but also surprisingly high rates of immunosuppressant use.
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Physicians who received gifts from pharmaceutical companies related to opioid medications were more likely to prescribe opioids to their patients in the following year, according to a new analysis.
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How bacteria live – whether as independent cells or in a communal biofilm – determines the course of their evolution, with implications for drug-resistant infections.
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New research led by scientists at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and published today in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology is beginning to establish evidence-based guidelines for maternal weight gain while pregnant...
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The first comprehensive look at the immune system of the fetal gut shows that it is far more developed before birth, and could help develop new maternal vaccines and understand if we are predisposed to autoimmune diseases before birth.
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Surgery can mend congenital heart defects shortly after birth, but those babies will carry a higher risk of heart failure for the rest of their lives. UPMC Children’s Hospital researchers found that β-blockers could supplement surgery to mitigate...
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The health care market is failing to support new antibiotics used to treat some of the world’s most dangerous, drug-resistant “superbugs,” according to a new analysis by University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine infectious disease...
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Fear and anxiety are common reactions to mass violence, and protecting children is a concern for all caregivers. Dr. Jack Rozel can discuss ways to help people
6-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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
1-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST
27-Sep-2017 8:30 AM EDT
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center immunology expert available to talk about FDA approval of CAR - T cell therapy.
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