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Monday, July 25, 2016

Vast Majority of Guns Recovered by Police Not Carried by Legal Owners, Pitt Public Health Analysis Reveals>

Nearly 80% of perpetrators carrying a gun recovered by Pgh police were not the lawful owners.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

More Doesn’t Mean Better When it Comes to Trauma Centers>

Each 1% decrease in volume was linked to a two-fold worsening in the odds of a patient surviving.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Regenerative Medicine Improves Strength and Function in Severe Muscle Injuries>

Pitt-McGowan Study Shows Regenerative Medicine Improves Strength and Function in Severe Muscle Injuries

Thursday, July 14, 2016

UPMC First in Region to Use New Fully Dissolving Heart Stent>

First-of-its-kind device provides relief from symptoms of coronary artery disease.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Certain Characteristics Predispose Women to Different Hot Flash and Night Sweat Patterns>

New findings show that women fit into four distinct groups, with potential health ramifications

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

University of Pittsburgh Researchers Part of “BELIEVE” Team that Received $28 Million, Five-Year NIH Award to Find HIV/AIDS Cure>

Goal of collaborative effort is to find ways to eliminate HIV reservoirs, through an innovative cell therapy.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

UPMC Cancer Community Speaks Out in Support of HPV Vaccine>

UPMC hosting a press briefing to share the facts about this life-saving vaccine, which can prevent HPV-related cancers.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Advertising by U.S. Cancer Centers Soars Over Past Decade, New Analysis Shows>

The bulk of the spending is by for-profit cancer centers, according to the Pitt and Indiana University analysis.