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January 16, 2018

Nitrogen-fixing bacteria are the chief means by which nitrogen gas in the air is changed into a form that plants and animals can use.

January 11, 2018

Women who experience common menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats appear to have an 18 percent greater risk of developing diabetes, according to a new st

January 12, 2018

The statistics are grim.

January 8, 2018

Favorable interim results have been announced in a small clinical trial of a stem-cell therapy to treat patients with a ra

January 4, 2018

The UW Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and UW Radiology Department recently signed an agreement with Cerveau Technologies to use a new chemical compound called MK-6240 in positron emission tomography (PET) scans for assessing neurofibrillary

January 4, 2018

Every year, medical errors cause an estimated 250,000 inpatient deaths in the United States, and communications failures during patient handoffs are a root cause for one-third of them, say medical governing bodies such as the Joint Commission.

December 27, 2017

UW Medicine’s Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM) led a multi-institutional research effort in the United States and France to sucessfully treat a muscle wasting disease in dogs called myotubular myopathy.

December 26, 2017

Two decades ago, the notion of building custom proteins and correctly predicting their structure was a dream.

December 27, 2017

How will we know if Seattle’s new soda tax, which takes effect Jan. 1, actually reduces the consumption of sugary drinks?

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