Stem cells still uncharted territory in sports

...Society. "The market kind of outpaces the research and the validation."Dr. Freddie Fu, head physician for University of Pittsburgh athletics, refuses to use stem cells on humans because of uncertainty over what manipulated cells will do once...

Brain scans could help spot concussion-related disease, study shows

...results were released Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.Dr. Joseph Maroon, of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, who was not involved in the study, called the results "a major step forward in detecting CTE...

Dale Earnhardt raises awareness about concussions

...personal story of his own battle with a concussion in a video made for the Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. UPMC on Wednesday launched the Web site ReThinkConcussions.com to detail treatments.Featured...

Tesla opening access to its electric car patents

...the Model S has a much larger battery and costs twice as much as a Leaf.Prashand Kumta, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh's school of engineering, said Tesla's lithium-ion battery technology isn't unique. But how the company...

GreenJackets Player Report: Ray Black

Ray BlackRHP6-5, 225Drafted 7th round, University of Pittsburgh, 20112014 A: 31.1 IP, 3.73 ERA, 1.45 FIP, 50.8 K%, 11.1 BB%, .333 BABIPA+: 4 IP, H, R, ER, 2 BB, 7 K...

Zirkle, King battle for title as Iditarod reaches final stages

...the people. It's like family now."Scott Hughes was helped hammer nails at the finish line Sunday. The University of Pittsburgh student made his first trip to the Iditarod and the nation's northernmost state as part of a church group doing...

Early to bed can take effort at summer's end

...ready to be asleep," says Dr. Peter Franzen, child sleep expert and assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh's Sleep Medicine Institute. LACK OF SLEEP can affect kids' ability to learn, to remember and to handle emotions...

J&J launches new cap to curb Tylenol overdoses

...she was admitted to Latrobe Area Hospital with catastrophic liver damage. She was then transferred to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where she underwent an emergency liver transplant.The cases against McNeil, which share the...

Newest class is inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

...where his mother forced him to play football to stay out of trouble in his rough neighborhood, and played the University of Pittsburgh. Doleman also played at Pitt.A group of Butler fans sat in the front rows, wearing throwback uniforms ? yellow...

Tons of schools name cities

Somehow these universities managed not only to survive, but thrive.