Medical Research

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Pitt Researchers Studying How To Keep Back Pain From Becoming Long-Term Problem

Just about everyone has back pain at some point in their life.

02/25/2015

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Local Researcher Studying Ways To Extend The Lives Of Pets

Is there a way to help your dog or cat live longer? And not just longer, but also with a better quality of life?

02/02/2015

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Color Run Raising Money For Rett Syndrome Research

The Color Run Company calls it event “The Happiest 5K in the World.”

11/12/2014

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Johns Hopkins Teaming Up With Allegheny Health Network

The statistics are stunning: 44 percent of American women will develop a life-threatening cancer in their lifetime.

01/24/2014

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Sisters’ Stem Cells Donated In Hopes Of Helping Other Children

Hayley Mogul, 13, and her 9-year-old sister, Bari, have rare genetic mutations that can’t be cured. But their conditions have improved during a two-month stay at the Children’s Institute in Squirrel Hill.

12/26/2013

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Gene Therapy Scores Big Wins Against Blood Cancers, Including In Case Of Pa. Girl

In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients’ blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.

12/07/2013

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NIH Director Talks Medical Research Advances In Pittsburgh

The National Institutes of Health is the nation’s medical research agency, responsible for making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. Pittsburgh plays a part in making those discoveries.

04/22/2011