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Patient-centered medical home model improves chronic disease management

(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.

Shining a Light on the Nervous System to Thwart Disease

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

Shining a light on the nervous system to thwart disease

(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

Parental Medicaid expansion translates into preventive care for their children

(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

Printing a better actuator, actually

(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

Big data resources presented at American Public Health Association meeting

(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

Medicaid expansion under ACA linked to higher rate of smoking cessation

(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

Pitt study provides clues to body's defense against common oral ailment

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

Algorithms analyze brainscans to identify people with suicidal thoughts

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

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

Pitt study provides clues to body's defense against common oral ailment

(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.

Understanding addiction in the adolescent mind

(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

CMU and Pitt brain imaging science identifies individuals with suicidal thoughts

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

Pitt and UPMC researchers collaborate to save more organs for transplants

(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

Justin Tollefson avoids jail

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 […]

'11/8/16' looks back at a shocking, emotional Trump vs. Clinton election day — and the divides that remain

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....

Ex Accused Of Killing Pitt Student Pleads Guilty To Charges

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.

Ex accused of murdering Pa. student pleads guilty in S.C.

last monthNews : NY Daily News

An ex-boyfriend charged with murdering a University of Pittsburgh student with a claw hammer and knives pleaded guilty to charges Tuesday.

Experimenter to ‘Stab’ Giant “Mouse’ in Pitt Protest

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.

Hurricane Harvey Rescues and Much More Featured in September News Roundup

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 Human Rights Campaign Name Winners of the Live Proud on Campus Scholarship Contest

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

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