(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) Data from more than 800 Veterans Health Administration (VHA) primary care clinics revealed that national implementation of a patient-centered medical home model was effective at improving several chronic disease outcomes over time. Findings were published online today in Health Services Research.
Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, and University of Pittsburgh have received a four-year, $9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop enhanced infraredShow More Summary
(Case Western Reserve University) Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, and University of Pittsburgh have received a four-year, $9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health...Show More Summary
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) When low-income parents enroll in Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) state expansion program, their children have considerably better odds of receiving annual preventive care pediatrician visits. Show More Summary
(University of Pittsburgh) The NSF awarded Markus Chmielus, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and materials science at Pitt's Swanson School of Engineering, $296,169 to research how magnetically-enhanced binder jet printing affects the microstructure and properties of magnetic shape-memory alloys. Show More Summary
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) Although studies and surveys have shown that using information technology to analyze big health datasets and guide public health decisions can improve health equity, the majority of community health center leaders and staff report receiving little to no training in health informatics. Show More Summary
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) When low-income adults were newly covered by Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), they were more likely to quit smoking cigarettes than their counterparts in states that did not offer Medicaid expansion. Show More Summary
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 3, 2017 - An international team, led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, has identified the mechanism by which the immune system first learns that the fungus Candida albicans, which causes oral thrush, has invaded the body. Show More Summary
In a small-scale study, researchers have shown that algorithms can analyze brainscans to determine whether an individual has suicidal thoughts. During the study, the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University scientists mentioned words like "death," "trouble," and "carefree" to individuals undergoing fMRI scans of their brains. Show More Summary
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) Study shows how the body recognizes when a harmless fungus in the mouth becomes a disease-causing infection.
(University of Pittsburgh) Bioengineers at the University of Pittsburgh have developed a new method of using synthetic DNA called 'aptamers' to view the effect of cocaine on the brain in real-time with a much higher resolution than other techniques. Show More Summary
Researchers led by Carnegie Mellon University's Marcel Just and the University of Pittsburgh's David Brent have developed an innovative and promising approach to identify suicidal individuals by analyzing the alterations in how their...Show More Summary
(University of Pittsburgh) The National Institutes of Health awarded a four-year, $1.3 million R01 grant to a University of Pittsburgh research collaboration between the Department of Surgery and the Department of Industrial Engineering. Show More Summary
Staff Sergeant Justin Tollefson, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, Washington, thought that he found a solution for his money problems – he bought the personally identifiable information (PII) of four University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employees on the “Dark Web” and filed for income tax refunds totaling $56,333 in their names. The IRS wasted […]
On the morning of Nov. 8, 2016, 20-year-old Hana Barkowitz, a Kent State University student with bright eyes and bleached blond hair, bubbled over with optimism. The Pittsburgh native was about to vote in her first presidential election, and her passion for her candidate, Hillary Clinton, was unsinkable....
The ex-boyfriend of a University of Pittsburgh student who was found murdered in her home earlier this month pleaded guilty to charges in South Carolina, clearing the way for him to be extraditing to Pennsylvania and face murder charges. Matthew … More » The post Ex Accused Of Killing Pitt Student Pleads Guilty To Charges appeared first on EveryJoe.
An ex-boyfriend charged with murdering a University of Pittsburgh student with a claw hammer and knives pleaded guilty to charges Tuesday.
What: In a gruesome parody to the University of Pittsburgh’s (Pitt) sepsis experiments on mice, a PETA member dressed as a Pitt experimenter will torment and stab a... The post Experimenter to ‘Stab’ Giant “Mouse’ in Pitt Protest appeared first on PETA.
From rescuing animals from hurricane-ravaged Texas to trolling the University of Pittsburgh, check out what PETA and our dedicated supporters accomplished in September. The post Hurricane Harvey Rescues and Much More Featured in September News Roundup appeared first on PETA.
AT&T and HRC selected three grand prize winners of the first-ever AT&T Live Proud on Campus scholarship contest. Amy Kelley (University of Pittsburgh), Leyth Swidan (Columbia University), and Ryan Wells (Elon University) are our grand prize winners. Show More Summary