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  1. Pitt receives $1.7 million to study cystic fibrosis with nuclear imaging

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a research team at the University of Pittsburgh's schools of engineering and medicine a $1.7 million grant to ...

    Nicholas Leider - Nov 28, 2016

  2. What becomes of the broken hearted?

    ... no real cure for a broken heart. But new research from the University of Pittsburgh found that regenerating actual heart tissue is possible. ...

    Sarah Sipek - Nov 22, 2016

  3. Diffusion MRI used to measure brain's local connectome

    Carnegie Mellon University Putting assumptions to rest in neuroscience, a group of researchers used an MRI approach and found that the connectivity patterns in ...

    Jodelle Maglaya - Nov 16, 2016

  4. Bedside ultrasound better than fluoroscopy for post-op pediatric cardiopulmonary patients

    ... Care Medicine. Researchers from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in Spain and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania ...

    Dave Pearson - Nov 02, 2016

  5. 5 recommendations to reduce, prevent opioid overdoses

    ... Graduate students at the University of Pittsburgh have compiled a list of recommendations to prevent opioid ...

    Cara Livernois - Oct 31, 2016

  6. UPMC’s acquisition of Susquehanna Health comes with $500 million in improvements

    ... four-hospital Susquehanna Health system is officially a part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), with the deal including $500 ...

    John Gregory - Oct 19, 2016

  7. Prominent cardiologist Valentin Fuster to lead global health committee

    Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, the director of Mount Sinai Heart in New York, has been named co-chair of the Committee on ... on Foreign Relations and a visiting professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. The committee ...

    Tim Casey - Oct 10, 2016

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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