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  1. Want to lose weight? Put your wearable money toward a gym membership

    ... Fitbit, Jawbone, and the Microsoft Band, all of these fitness trackers have exploded on the scene for weight loss. Millions ... dieted without the aids. The study , conducted at the University of Pittsburgh between October 2010 and October 2012, measured weight ...

    Cara Livernois - Sep 21, 2016

  2. Wearable technology may not help people lose weight

    ... randomized trial. Lead researcher John M. Jakicic, PhD, of the University of Pittsburgh’s Physical Activity and Weight Management Research ...

    Tim Casey - Sep 20, 2016

  3. Simulation shows how, where virus invades healthy cells

    ... Researchers from the Penn State College of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have developed a new way of ...

    Cara Livernois - Sep 13, 2016

  4. Relationship between T cells, dendritic cells could prevent organ rejection

    ... T cells and dendritic cells could lead to reduced rates of organ rejection in transplant patients. A worldwide team lead by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine studied just how T cells work in ...

    Cara Livernois - Aug 24, 2016

  5. PACS Roundtable, Part 2: The Ideal PACS-EMR Relationship

    ... between PACS and the EMR is imperative.  In the second part of a two-part roundtable discussion, we asked a panel of imaging IT experts to ... and Imaging Informatics and Professor of Radiology, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center Rasu Shrestha, MD , Chief ...

    Cheryl Proval - Aug 18, 2016

  6. Two Pittsburgh CEOs Launch Velocity Fund; New Private Equity Fund Targets Promising Companies in the Health Care Industry

    ... care industry. Velocity also announced its first acquisition of a global contract research organization (CRO) as well as a significant ... M.D., Ph.D., Chairman of the Dermatology Department at the University of Pittsburgh, and O. Burak Ozdoganlar, Ph.D., Professor in ...

    - Aug 08, 2016

  7. U.S. News and World Report releases expanded hospital rankings

    ... based on objective measures like patient volume, rates of patient survival and hospital-acquired infections, and adequacy of nurse ... Baltimore UCLA Medical Center New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell UCSF Medical Center, San ...

    John Gregory - Aug 02, 2016

  8. Increases in volume in trauma centers can improve survival rates

    Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have found as the number of patients admitted ...

    Cara Livernois - Jul 21, 2016

  9. Tomosynthesis beats chest x-ray at guiding decision-making around pulmonary nodules

    ... is augmented by dual-energy (DE) technology—and regardless of the lack of deep, chest-specific experience in the interpreting radiologist. ... study lead-authored by James T. Dobbins III, PhD, of Duke University Medical Center and published online July 19 in Radiology. ...

    Dave Pearson - Jul 20, 2016

  10. Study finds AF more common for whites, more deadly for blacks

    ... Lead author, Jared W. Magnani, MD, an associate professor of medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, and colleagues followed 15,080 people—3,831 of whom ...

    Nicholas Leider - Jun 24, 2016

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