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Latest University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Stories

2015-02-10 23:00:40

Rehabilitation experts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine hope to one day give people with an arm amputation a prosthetic limb that not only moves like a natural one, but “feels”

2015-01-22 23:12:17

A new preservation system that pumps cooled, oxygen-rich fluid into donor livers not only keeps the organs in excellent condition for as long as nine hours before transplantation, but also leads

2014-12-16 23:00:59

In another demonstration that brain-computer interface technology has the potential to improve the function and quality of life of those unable to use their own arms, a woman with quadriplegia

2014-12-03 23:02:35

Sophisticated lung imaging can reveal whether or not a treatment drug is able to clear tuberculosis (TB) lung infection in human and macaque parallel studies, according to University of Pittsburgh

2014-11-11 23:03:11

A new blood biomarker test that indicates whether bacteria is the cause of a patient’s lung infection is now being studied at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, launching a national

2014-10-07 23:03:42

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers have been awarded $1.25 million from the U.S.

2014-09-24 23:03:09

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have been selected by the National Institutes of Health to develop a microfluidic, 3D human liver model for drug efficacy and toxicity

2014-08-04 23:03:21

Eating baked or broiled fish once a week is good for the brain, regardless of how much omega-3 fatty acid it contains, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

2014-07-08 23:07:39

Screening for depression and then providing a telephone-delivered, nurse-led “collaborative care” intervention following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery not only improves health-related

2014-07-07 23:08:09

Weight loss achieved through moderate calorie reduction and physical activity could help control hot flashes in women going through menopause, a study from the University of Pittsburgh School


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  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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