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News Releases

Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer Linked with Lower Dementia Risk

July 16, 2024

Hormone modulating therapy (HMT) used for treating breast cancer was associated with a 7% lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias later in life, according to a new study.

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UPMC Passavant Celebrates 175 Years and Becoming Advanced Health Care Hub

June 25, 2024

Expanding local access to nationally recognized specialty services with new pathway of care delivery

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Psychiatric Medications Have an Effect Below the Neck – and May Cause Diabetes. Pitt Research Hints at Solution

June 13, 2024

Therapeutics that prevent antipsychotic medications from interacting with dopamine receptors in the pancreas can help limit effects of antipsychotics on blood glucose.

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Primary Care Telemedicine Linked with Fewer Antibiotics for Children than Direct-to-Consumer Telemedicine

March 19, 2024

Telehealth visits with primary care providers are associated with fewer antibiotic prescriptions than telemedicine visits with virtual-only direct-to-consumer companies, according to a new study.

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UPMC St. Margaret Again Earns Prestigious Nursing Recognition

February 23, 2024

UPMC St. Margaret Again Earns Prestigious Nursing Recognition

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UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at UPMC Horizon Begins Work on Major Project to Expand Cancer Care in Response to Community Need

February 22, 2024

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at UPMC Horizon Begins Work on Major Project to Expand Cancer Care in Response to Community Need

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