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January 28, 2020

 

Source: Washington Post
January 28, 2020
… “We found that overall, commercially insured children are visiting primary care offices less often than in the past,” said lead study author Kristin Ray of the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. …

 

Source: U.S. News and World Report
January 27, 2020
… Sarkaria is a thoracic surgeon from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. …

 

Source: Reuters
January 27, 2020
… The new findings didn’t come as a surprise to Dr. Katherine Scruggs, an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh who wasn’t involved in the study. …

 

Source: The Times
January 27, 2020
… Dr. Jacoby Spittler, an obstetrics and gynecology specialist at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh, said lack of maternal health facilities can increase postpartum health problems, saying some pregnant patients from rural communities could have undiagnosed conditions. …

 

Source: WPXI-TV
January 27, 2020
… UPMC officials told Channel 11 they are keeping in touch with the Centers for Disease Control for the latest guidance on the spread of the coronavirus. …

 

Source: WTAE-TV
January 27, 2020
… "Our office has reached out to the mayor of Wuhan, which is our sister city, and we have also reached out to UPMC and to the Allegheny Health Network about aiding and assisting," Peduto told Pittsburgh's Action News 4. …

 

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 28, 2020
… The Pittsburgh area has thousands of Chinese immigrants, including nearly 5,000 university students from China at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University alone. …

 

Source: Trib Live
January 28, 2020
… Partial funding also came from UPMC Health Plan and First National Bank through a Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Neighborhood Assistance Program grant. …

 

Source: Wheeling Intelligencer
January 27, 2019
Early clinical treatment may significantly reduce recovery time following a concussion, according to new research led by the University of Pittsburgh Sports Medicine Concussion Program. …

 

Source: The Columbus Dispatch
January 27, 2020
… Negative experiences on social media are linked to more feelings of social isolation, according to a new study by the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research on Media Technology and Health. …

 

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
January 27, 2020
UPMC will close its second hospital in the eastern half of the state in the past year when it closes UPMC Susquehanna Sunbury Hospital in March. …

 

Source: The Scientist
January 27, 2019
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have designed a biodegradable nerve guide capable of regenerating damaged nerves in monkeys without the need for grafts or stem cells, according to a study published on January 22 in Science Translational Medicine.

 

Source: OncLive
January 27, 2020
… Brian Orr, MD, an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, discusses ongoing biomarker research for immunotherapy in ovarian cancer. …

 

Source: Inverse
January 27, 2020
… University of Pittsburgh Medical Center thoracic surgeon and co-author on the study, Inderpal (Netu) Sarkaria, said in a statement that their drug, not-so-catchingly dubbed OTL38, could improve patient outcomes through better quality of care. …