Clinical Care

October 17, 2018

A study published this week reflects that more patients than ever who need aortic-valve heart repair are doing so via a catheter instead of open surger

picture of a 3D-printed heart model
October 18, 2018

A study published this week shows that more heart patients than ever are getting their aortic valves replaced by way of a long catheter

October 17, 2018

Dave Harris will compete this week in an Ironman Triathlon, doing something most thought was impossible. In December 2016, the U.S.

October 17, 2018

Many women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer have a tumor that is too small to see or feel.  A UW Medicine patient describes her experience with a new technology; it involves having a reflector smaller than a grain of rice placed into the

October 16, 2018

Surgeons have different technical aptitudes, just as with any other job skill set.

October 19, 2018

"Millions of people with type 1 diabetes have to deal with syringes and insulin pumps every day, in a constant effort to keep their blood glucose levels steady.

October 12, 2018

It's fall, and it's time for a pumpkin spice latte, or some other wonderful concoction which entices the senses. But first, just how much sugar or fat is in that drink?

picture of Barak Gaster
October 24, 2018

It's best for patients to express concerns about memory problems to their doctor early on, before symptoms become worse.  Their doctor can either rule out a medical problem or put into motion diagnostic tests for dementia.  The goal is to be pre

October 24, 2018

Doctors and patients should do a better job of talking to each other about cognitive problems and the potential diagnosis of dementia, says Barak Gaster, a primary-care p

Teen worrying
October 10, 2018

Heidi Combs, medical director of inpatient psychiatry at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, says anxiety is the No. 1 reason people come to primary care.

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