Pitt Public Health Will Lead Data Coordination For A Trial On A Deadly Condition Common In Preterm Infants
The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute has selected the University of Pittsburgh as the Data Coordinating Center for a $5.5 million trial to help guide parents on treatment options for patent ductus arteriosus, or PDA.
Dr. Wendy King, faculty member of the EDC, has been recognized as a World Expert in Obesity for being among the top 0.1% of obesity researchers in the last decade based on peer-reviewed publications.
Giving moderately ill, hospitalized COVID-19 patients a full dose of a blood thinner improved their chances of leaving the hospital without needing mechanical ventilation.
Midlife health may be an important determinant of cognitive and heart health later on in life, suggests new findings from the NIH-supported Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN).
Americans are consuming more craft beer with higher alcohol content but are drinking less beer by volume, according to a new analysis led by epidemiologists at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in women, who have a notable increase in the risk for this disease after menopause and typically develop coronary heart disease several years later than men.
The analysis led by epidemiologist Wendy King also found that people in certain occupations report five-fold higher rates of hesitancy than others.
Women who experience an accelerated accumulation of abdominal fat during menopause are at greater risk of heart disease, even if their weight stays steady, according to a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health-led analysis published today in the journal Menopause.
When we hear about clinical trials, we might picture doctors and patients partnering to test new therapies. What we might not think about are the teams of other professionals and scholars who make those studies happen and figure out what the results mean.