FDA-Approved Valve Treatment For COPD Seeing Positive ResultsA minimally-invasive treatment for COPD was just approved by the FDA, which is gaining traction.
Arthritis & Acne Medications Found To Cause Drug-Induced LupusMedications are supposed to help you feel better, but some widely prescribed drugs, even those used to treat something as common as acne, can cause a debilitating illness.
New Generation Of Device Helps To Stop Seizures Before They StartLiving with epilepsy means living in fear of not if, but when the next seizure will hit. But, what if there was a way to alleviate some of that fear?
Magee-Womens Hospital Pilot Program Aims To Help Most Innocent Victims Of Drug AddictionMagee-Womens Hospital has created a new unit called the Parent Partnership Unit to help babies with symptoms of drug withdrawal.
New, More Effective Shingles Vaccine In High DemandMore than 200,000 Americans get shingles every year and deal with the excruciating pain that comes with it. The only way to prevent it is a vaccine. But now, there's a new one that's way better, and demand for it is high.
Pittsburgh Hospitals Put Protocols, Safety Measures In Place To Protect Patients' EmbryosEarlier this year, a freezer malfunction destroyed thousands of eggs and embryos at University Hospitals' Fertility Clinic in Cleveland. But could something similar happen here in Pittsburgh?
Emergency Departments Bustling With Heat-Related Illnesses As Temperatures ClimbSome local emergency departments are bustling with cases of dehydration and respiratory problems -- consequences of the heat.
Immunotherapy Being Studied As Possible Lung Cancer TreatmentA study is looking at whether immunotherapy would be helpful for the most common type of lung cancer - non-small cell lung cancer.