University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences

The University of Pittsburgh was founded in 1787. The University of Pittsburgh Schools of Health Sciences is noted for its research biomedical science, human genetics, endocrine research and biological sciences. The School of Health Sciences is divided into Dental Medicine, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and rehabilitation. Press inquiries are welcome.

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University of Pittsburgh, Schools of Health Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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Cardiology

New study finds racial disparities in oral anticoagulant use

Black patients with atrial fibrillation are significantly less likely to receive oral anticoagulants—particularly newer, more effective versions—than white and Hispanic patients, according to a new study published today ...

Medical research

'Longevity protein' rejuvenates muscle healing in old mice

One of the downsides to getting older is that skeletal muscle loses its ability to heal after injury. New research from the University of Pittsburgh implicates the so-called "longevity protein" Klotho, both as culprit and ...

Health

New survey highlights digital health challenges

As health system leaders look ahead to the challenges and opportunities of the coming year, they are increasing their spending to defend against cyberattacks, expressing optimism about reimbursement for telehealth services, ...

Health

Recommendations to reduce recidivism in transgender women

Previously incarcerated transgender women can find themselves caught in a cycle that leads to repeat jail time. A new analysis of Allegheny County by University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researchers identifies ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Suicide risk increases in teens who knew murder victims

Nearly half of black teenagers surveyed in Allegheny County report losing a friend or family member to murder, a disproportionately stark statistic that is associated with suicide attempts and other negative childhood experiences, ...

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