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DEC 18, 2014 - Health Canal

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High-Dose Flu Vaccine Superior for Frail Elderly Living in Long-Term Care Facilities

PITTSBURGH – The high-dose flu vaccine is significantly better than the regular flu shot at boosting the immune response to the flu virus in frail, older residents of long-term care facilities, according to the results of a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study.

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DEC 12, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Street Drug 'Special K' May Offer New Hope For People With Treatment-Resistant Depression

A hallucinogenic drug known on the street as "Special K" offers new hope to those suffering from severe, treatment-resistant depression. Ketamine, which is derived from phencyclidine (PCP), already has a well-established medical use as a sedative or pain killer. But since 2000, small but high-quality studies have demonstrated its uses as a powerful and fast-acting treatment for major depression. The ...

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DEC 11, 2014 - Washington Times

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Man who poisoned wife seeks trust for daughter, 7

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A former University of Pittsburgh researcher convicted of fatally poisoning his wife wants a judge to unfreeze his assets so he can pay his legal bills and establish a trust fund for their 7-year-old daughter. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (http://bit.ly/1wCNZn9 ) reports that attorneys for 66-year-old ...

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DEC 09, 2014 - Health Canal

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Hookah Smoking Increases Risk of Subsequent Cigarette Smoking Among Adolescents and Young Adults

A team of researchers at Dartmouth College and University of Pittsburgh found respondents who had smoked water pipe tobacco but not smoked cigarettes were at increased risk of cigarette smoking two years later as recently published online in JAMA Pediatrics. The study followed 2,541 adolescents and young adults for two years.

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DEC 04, 2014 - Health Canal

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Link Exists Between White Matter and Concussion-Related Depression, Anxiety, Pitt Researchers Find

PITTSBURGH – White matter brain abnormalities in some patients with depression disorders closely resemble abnormalities found in patients who have experienced a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), more commonly known as concussion, according to new research presented by University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers this week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

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