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.
Weight-Loss Balloon Aims To Help Curb Global Obesity ProblemAn Allegheny County native has invented something he hopes will help battle a growing obesity epidemic around the world.
Researchers Find Polio Virus To Be Unexpected Ally In Fight Against Brain CancerAn unexpected ally has been discovered in the fight against brain cancer -- the polio virus, which is usually known for causing paralysis and death.
Groundbreaking Study Uses Brain's Own Patterns To Boost MemoryWhat if there was a way to boost memory based on your brain's own patterns? Researchers in North Carolina and California have found a way to do that.
Children's Hospital Researches Investigating Lyme Disease Spike In Pittsburgh-AreaIt used to be rare in this area, but now it is commonplace -- the tick-borne, bacterial infection Lyme disease.
Allegheny General Hospital Utilizing Robots To Assist With Brain SurgeryWould you really want a robot helping the surgeon who's operating on you?
New Research Suggests Drinking Before Surgery Can Help RecoveryTypical instructions before surgery had been nothing to eat or drink after midnight, but that may be changing.