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Italian Transplant Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary, Expands

ISMETT, a leading transplant center managed by UPMC in Palermo, Sicily, has recently expanded to offer more high-specialty services.

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A Pitt-led study of nearly 50K patients is first scientific evidence that controversial sepsis protocols work.

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One in five patients who undergo popular weight-loss surgery is likely to develop alcohol disorder.


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Mantra "time is brain" still holds for stroke treatment, but some patients may experience significant benefits when treated within 6-24 hours.

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Wendy Braund, M.D., M.P.H., will lead Pitt Public Health's Center for Public Health Practice, starting July 1. She most recently worked for the Wyoming Department of Health. The center strives to link academic research with professional public health practice to contribute to better health for all Pennsylvanians.


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