Research

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

“Connor’s Cure” Raising Money For Pediatric Brain, Spinal Cancer

A local child’s brave battle against cancer inspired a new charity, with some professional wrestling star power behind it.

06/23/2014

(Photo Credit: CBS)

Former Pittsburgher Was Researcher In New Bestseller On “Zodiac Killer”

A new book just out on California’s infamous Zodiac Killer is on the New York Times Bestseller List.

05/30/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Research: Autism Set In Motion Before Birth

New research points to autism being set in motion even before birth.

03/27/2014

(Photo Credit: CBS)

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

(Photo Credit: CBS)

Could The “Instagram Diet” Help You Shed Pounds?

Just a picture of a decadent dessert or an enticing entrée can make our mouths water.

12/27/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Thousands “Step Out” To Raise Money For Diabetes Research

Thousands were out on the North Shore Sunday for the annual “Step Out” walk to stop diabetes.

10/27/2013

Can Sprite Cure A Hangover?

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The best cure for a hangover is… Sprite! That is according to a study published in the Journal “Food and Function.” Chinese researchers looked at 57 drinks, including herbal infusions, tea, and […]

10/10/2013

(Credit: KDKA)

New Study Says Omega-3 Benefits To Memory May Be Overrated

Foods rich in Omega-3 fatty acids are supposed to have many health benefits, especially for your heart and brain. But a new study suggests the benefits for your memory might be a bit overrated.

09/25/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Budget Cuts Threaten Local Energy Lab

The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), with two big facilities in South Park and Morgantown, is not well-known, but — working with local universities — it’s America’s fossil fuel research lab.

08/21/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

New Study Focuses On Autism, Development Of Language Skills

Niko Stevens loves playing with his big brother, Shawn. Niko is 3. He is autistic and doesn’t speak.

05/29/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

New Study Focuses On Light Drinking During Pregnancy

New research suggests that light drinking during pregnancy may not be harmful to the child later on in life.

04/17/2013

(Photo Credit: CBS)

Study: 75% Of Packaged Food For Toddlers Has Too Much Salt

Three new studies about salt were presented Thursday at a meeting of the American Heart Association. One shows that most packaged food for toddlers contain more than the recommended amount.

03/21/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Researchers: BPA May Increase Chance Of Childhood Asthma

Like many moms, Laura Lieb worries about how chemicals in cans and plastics could affect her 3-year-old. She takes steps to avoid one in particular – bisphenol a, also known as BPA.

03/01/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

New Pictures In Motion Technique Helping Back Pain Sufferers

Like many Americans, Patrick Overking had so much back pain, he couldn’t walk.

KDKA-TV–02/25/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

New Study Looks At Link Between Folic Acid, Autism During Pregnancy

A large new study in the “Journal of the American Medical Association” looked at 85,000 children in Norway.

02/12/2013

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 6,172 other followers