2016 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.

Longer Course Of Antibiotics Advised For Ear Infections In Children, Study Finds
Forbes.com (12/22/2016)

Children’s ear infections still need 10 days of treatment for cure
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (12/22/2016)

For Ear Infections, Shorter Antibiotic Course Isn't Better
NBC News (12/22/2016)

Full Course of Antibiotics Is Best for Infant Ear Infections, Study Finds
New York Times (12/21/2016)

For Young Kids' Ear Infections, Longer Antibiotic Treatment Works Better
NPR (12/21/2016)

Short Course of Antibiotics Not Best for Kids' Ear Infections
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday) (12/21/2016)

If Your Ear Hurts, Take This For 10 Days Not Five
90.5 WESA (12/21/2016)

Study: Don't cut back antibiotics for ear infection in kids
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/21/2016)

Coaching Boys Into Men program catches on at local schools
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/18/2016)

Children's Hospital doc receives St. Baldrick’s Foundation grant to further cancer research
Pittsburgh Business Times (12/2/2016)

High-tech vision: Nonsurgical device allows blind to gauge surroundings
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (11/14/2016)

In a Heartbeat: Understanding autoinflammation
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (11/14/2016)

The Peanut Puzzle: Possible peanut allergy treatments studied
WFMJ-TV (11/1/2016)

A big question about kids and headaches
CBS News (10/24/2016)

More Kids and Teens Heading to ER With Headaches
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday) (10/21/2016)

More Kids and Teens Heading to ER With Headaches
Health.com (10/21/2016)

Pittsburgh research prompts decision to suspend use of the nasal flu vaccine
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (10/18/2016)

Study To Look At Viruses Affecting Western PA Kids And How To Stop Them
90.5 WESA (10/3/2016)

Children’s Hospital receives $5M from CDC
Pittsburgh Business Times (9/29/2016)

Children’s Hospital receives $5M CDC grant for disease, vaccine study
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (9/29/2016)

App Could Ease The Shame And Discomfort Victims Feel When Reporting Abuse
WESA-FM (9/27/2016)

Pittsburgh researchers may have found ‘cure' for some untreatable depression
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (8/22/2016)

Giving Tylenol to children with asthma OK, study says
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (8/18/2016)

More than 24,000 kids injured in shopping cart accidents every year
WTAE-TV (7/21/2016)

Children’s Hospital Doctors Studying Relationship Between Asthma, Vitamin D Levels
KDKA-TV (7/7/2016)

Grandparents Who Won $180 Million Lottery Devoted to Finding Treatment for Incurable Disease That Claimed Life of Granddaughter
People.com (7/6/2016)

Day Care Infections May Mean Fewer Sick Days Later
New York Times – Well Blog (5/31/2016)

Juvenile Scleroderma: Staying One Step Ahead of a Rare Disease
Healio.com (5/25/2016)

Kidney Stones Becoming More Common In Children
KDKA-TV (5/12/2016)

Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: Study
Healthday (5/5/2016)

Asthma, ADHD significantly increased among impoverished children
Healio.com (5/2/2016)

More U.S. Kids Have Chronic Health Problems: Study
U.S. News & World Report (5/2/2016)

Lingering Lyme symptoms not helped by longer treatment, study finds
NBC News (3/30/2016)

Can feeding babies peanuts prevent allergies?
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (3/14/2016)

WWE forms tag team with V Foundation for cancer awareness
Associated Press (3/14/2016)

Children's Hospital joins national cancer-care initiative
Pittsburgh Business Times (2/18/2016)

Grants Roundup: Legacy of Angels Foundation
Chronicle of Philanthropy (2/17/2016)

Rare Disease Center Receives $2.5 Million in Grants
Philanthropy News Digest (2/16/2016)

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh foundation receives $2.5M grant
Pittsburgh Business Times (2/10/2016)

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation Receives $2.5 Million Grant from The Legacy of Angels Foundation to Support Rare Disease Program
Reuters (2/10/2016)

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation Receives $2.5 Million Grant from The Legacy of Angels Foundation to Support Rare Disease Program
Boston Globe (2/10/2016)

Incoming Children's physician-in-chief driven by research on viruses
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (1/18/2016)

Pitt, UPMC name new pediatric chair
The Pitt News (1/12/2016)

Survival rates improve for children with cancer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1/12/2016)

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh names new top doctor
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (1/11/2016)

New appointments announced at Pitt, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Pittsburgh Business Times (1/11/2016)