News Releases

February 16, 2018

Aging baby boomers are anticipated to propel cases of Merkel cell carcinoma, an often-fatal disease. 

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February 8, 2018

UW Medicine, RCCH HealthCare partner for communities’ care

The organizations will jointly support hospitals in Alaska, Idaho and Washington.

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February 5, 2018

Defibrillators raise hospitalization risk for kidney patients

Patients with chronic kidney and heart conditions have little benefit from devices that curb irregular heartbeats, researchers find.

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February 5, 2018

FDA OK's UW-created therapy to protect hearing

The researchers hope their novel drug will safeguard patients from the hearing-damaging side effects of powerful antibiotics.