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Liver metabolism study could help patients awaiting transplants
In a new study that could help doctors extend the lives of patients awaiting liver transplants, a Rice Univ.-led team of researchers examined the metabolic breakdown that takes place in liver cells during late-stage cirrhosis and found clues that suggest new treatments to delay liver failure.
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Teen, 14, struck by dump truck in western Pa. dies
Authorities say the girl was flown to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh after the 3 p.m. Thursday accident in McKeesport.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Metabolic profiling of liver cells suggests new treatments for cirrhosis patients
In a new study that could help doctors extend the lives of patients awaiting liver transplants, a Rice University-led team of researchers examined the metabolic breakdown that takes place in liver cells during late-stage cirrhosis and found clues that suggest new treatments to delay liver failure.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Family of girl waiting for liver transplant concerned about missing hospital document
A teenage girl is waiting for a liver transplant but that's not all her family has to worry about.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
School honors boy's memory
An 11-year-old Ashville boy died Saturday at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh after an accident Feb. 18 in the snow near his home.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Police: Dad passes out at Laundromat leaving undressed 3-year-old on his own
Pittsburgh police said a father is facing several charges of after passing out at an area laundromat, leaving his 3-year-old alone.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
New Webcam System at UPMC Connects Families with Newborns in ICUs at Children's and Magee
New parents and family members can check in on their infants hospitalized in UPMC's neonatal intensive care units any time of day and from anywhere in the world thanks to a new camera system installed in the NICUs at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC .
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Proud to be from Pittsburgh: Children's Hospital therapy dogs
For the past year-and-a-half they have been coming to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh to visit sick kids and help them forget, even for a few minutes, that they are in the hospital.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Lawrence Co. home erupts in flames with several children inside; All accounted for
Initially, emergency responders were unable to find an 11-year-old girl. Channel 11's Dave Bondy reported that the girl was later found.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
UPMC claims city is targeting wrong entity in tax challenge
The city of Pittsburgh must challenge the tax exemption of each of UPMC's 44 subsidiaries individually instead of the hospital giant's corporate parent, according to a new court filing by UPMC.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
County plans survey on teens
The Allegheny County Health Department will team with researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC for a comprehensive survey to answer those questions and more.