Research in the News

View current news clips below featuring the research, staff and advancements at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh’s John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center. Please check back often for continued updates.

Telemedicine not ideal for kids with respiratory infections
Reuters (4/9/19)

What’s Driving the Rise in Type 2 Diabetes in Kids?
U.S. News & World Report (4/9/19)

Telemedicine tied to more antibiotics for kids, study finds
Associated Press (4/8/19)

Telemedicine Tied to More Antibiotics for Kids, Study Finds
U.S. News & World Report (AP) (4/8/19)

Telemedicine tied to more antibiotics for kids, study finds
Washington Post (AP) (4/8/19)

Doctors are overprescribing medicine to kids through telemedicine visits: Study
USA Today (4/8/19)

Telemedicine May Be Giving Kids Too Many Antibiotics
Forbes.com (4/8/19)

Brainstorm Health: Brain Stimulation, GSK HIV Drug, Telemedicine and Antibiotics
Fortune.com (4/8/19)

Children may be overprescribed antibiotics in online doctor visits, NIH study finds
CNBC (4/8/19)

Kids Given Antibiotics More Often With Telemedicine
U.S. News & World Report (4/8/19)

Pitt study says doctors overprescribe meds to kids through telemedicine
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/8/19)

Pediatric telemedicine visits may lead to uptick in antibiotic overprescribing, study shows
Becker’s Hospital Review (4/8/19)

UPMC Researchers Working on New Vaccine
Erie News Now (2/26/2019)

Local researchers working on vaccine that could prevent common cold
WPXI-TV (2/25/2019)

UPMC Children's Hospital doctor predicts final AFM count in U.S. will be even higher
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/16/2019)

Tull Family Foundation gives $1.5 million to UPMC Children's Hospital
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/5/2019)

UPMC Children's Hospital receives $1.5 million from Tull family
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/5/2019)

Tull family donates $1.5M to Pittsburgh hospital
Pittsburgh Business Times (2/5/2019)

Researchers hard at work finding vaccine for Human metapneumovirus (MPV)
New Pittsburgh Courier (1/23/2019)