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Study crystallizes distinct kidney benefits of common drug

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New research lends context to the major finding of semaglutide’s protection against chronic kidney disease and related risks.


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2 Harborview patients test positive for Candida auris

Harborview Medical Center is working closely with Public Health – Seattle & King County.

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Study tracks effects of mobility on respiratory virus spread

Mobile device data show how population movements affected circulation of 18 respiratory viruses in Seattle from Nov. 2019 to June 2022.

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Nearly all syphilis strains in U.S. resistant to azithromycin

Despite the shortage of penicillin, clinicians should not prescribe azithromycin to treat syphilis, researchers warn.

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Could your medical record predict cardiac arrest risk?

In a study, machine-learning models identified a range of risks among patients who had experienced this sentinel event.

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Cognitive test is poor predictor of athletes’ concussion

Part of the NCAA’s standardized concussion evaluation failed to distinguish athletes who were actually injured, a study shows.


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