2014 Research in the News

View news clips below featuring the research, staff and advancements at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh’s John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center. 

Pittsburgh doctor's discoveries could help pediatric cardiac patients
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/07/14)

Food insecurity affects 1 in 5 kids in Allegheny County
New Pittsburgh Courier (11/20/2014)

Kids Who Need Heart Transplant Should Get the First Available, Study Says
Healthday (11/19/2014)

Online life for teens may lead to real-life problems
Reuters (11/17/2014)

New research finds sexting is the ‘new norm’ for teens
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (11/17/2014)

Cyber dating abuse 'common,' Children's scientists find
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (11/17/2014)

Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday) (11/17/2014)

UPMC blood test helps determine likelihood of organ rejection in children
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (11/7/2014)

Blood test devised at Children's to aid in predicting chance of organ rejection
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (11/6/2014)

Research validates theory physical activity can mean improved brain power
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/7/2014)

Researchers find health risks lie hidden in the cleft palate gene
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (9/30/2014)

Pittsburgh: Pioneering Medical Breakthroughs
Whirl Magazine (9/25/2014)

Charity named for late Hampton boy keeps raising funds to battle cancer
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (9/17/2014)

Hyundai Hope on Wheels awards Children's Hospital with $250,000 grant
WPXI-TV (9/6/2014)

Study shows hope in helping infants fend off autism
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (9/9/2014)

Children's Hospital Lands $1.9 Million Grant To Study Acute Brain Injury
90.5 WESA (9/2/2014)

What's Behind The Stark Rise In Children's Disabilities
NPR "All Things Considered" (8/19/2014)

Childhood mental health disabilities on the rise
CNN (8/18/2014)

Analysis: Disabilities among U.S. children increase slightly
Washington Post (Associated Press) (8/18/2014)

Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday) (8/18/2014)

Study: Kids' stress cited as disorders increase
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (8/18/2014)

Parent-reported cases of disability in children rise
USA Today (8/18/2014)

Study: Child disability rates continue to rise
Pittsburgh Business Times (8/18/2014)

More kids with mental disorders, Pittsburgh-based study shows
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (8/18/2014)

Disability Rates Among Children Continue To Rise, Especially in One Category
90.5 WESA (8/18/2014)

Childhood Urinary Tract Infection May Bring Lasting Harm to Kidneys
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday) (8/5/2014)

Doctors pleased with telemedicine care
Pittsburgh Business Times (7/24/2014)

Hockey legend Mario Lemieux donates $2.5 million to fight pediatric cancer
NEXT Pittsburgh (7/8/2014)

Serotypes 15, 35B prevalent among PCV13-vaccinated children with AOM
Infectious Diseases in Children (6/23/2014)

WWE honors Connor Michalek with charity fund
WTAE-TV (6/23/2014)

WWE execs name charity in memory of local boy who died of cancer
WPXI-TV (6/23/2014)

Hydrolized formula 'does not protect infants from type 1 diabetes'
Medical News Today (6/11/2014)

Poor quality of life may affect teens’ diabetes management
Reuters (6/10/2014)

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Receives $2.5 Million Gift
Philanthropy News Digest (6/9/2014)

UPMC to match $2.5 million Lemieux grant for youth lymphoma center
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/4/2014)

Lemieux Foundation, UPMC join forces on $5 million lymphoma center
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/4/2014)

Lemieux Foundation, Children’s Hospital Team Up On New Lymphoma Center
KDKA-TV (6/4/2014)

UPMC, Lemieux Foundation create children's cancer center
Pittsburgh Business Times (6/4/2014)

Children's Hospital, Lemieux charities to team on youth lymphoma center
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/3/2014)

Study shows spike in emergency department visits for traumatic brain injury 
Beaver County Times (5/14/2014)

ER Visits for Concussions Spike as Damage Becomes Clear 
NBC News (5/13/2014)

High-profile cases of brain injuries motivate ER trips 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/13/2014)

UPMC study finds uptick in reports of head injuries
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (5/13/2014)

Emergency Room Visits Due To Traumatic Brain Injury On The Rise 
WESA-FM (5/13/2014)

Study: Traumatic brain injuries up nearly 30 percent 
Pittsburgh Business Times (5/13/2014)

Antibiotics Cut Recurrent UTIs in Children 
Medpage Today (5/8/2014)

Newsmaker: Dr. Alejandro Hoberman 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/5/2014)

Butler teen, family raise money for transplant research 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/3/2014)

10 Ways Pittsburgh's Medical Community is Changing the World 
Pittsburgh Magazine (May Issue)

Parents of boys with Duchenne urge drug OK 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (3/30/2014)

Research: Autism Set In Motion Before Birth 
KDKA-TV (3/27/2014)

Teen boys who play sports twice as likely to admit abusing a girlfriend: study 
New York Daily News (3/26/2014)

Sports aggression may ‘spillover' in teen relationships 
Reuters (3/25/2014)

Children prefer mental health care at office of pediatrician 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (3/24/2014)

Head-Shaving Event Raises Money For Cancer Research 
KDKA-TV (3/17/2014)

Birth Control Sabotage Exists. And You Need To Know About It 
MTV Act (3/11/2014)

Documentary tracks diabetes treatment 
Pittsburgh Business Times (2/10/2014)

Type 1 Diabetes: A treatment's in sight but where's the funding? 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/9/2014)

Parents struggling to cope as ADHD cases continue to rise across country 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/9/2014)

County plans survey on teens 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/7/2014)

Mood-stabilizing Drug Could be New Treatment for Inherited Liver Disease 
Health News Digest (2/3/2014)

Children's doctor shares research award 
Pittsburgh Business Times (1/28/2014)