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May 22, 2019

Current treatments can slow progression of heart failure, but do not address the underlying issues, including specific problems that cause systolic heart failure.  In this condition, the heart doesn’t contract vigorously enough in  pushing blood

Brain MRI
May 21, 2019

Every 15 seconds, someone in the United States sustains a traumatic brain injury resulting from external forces such as a car crash or a fall. Every five minutes, a person is disabled as a result.

May 16, 2019

Synthetic proteins have been created that move in response to their environment in predictable and tunable ways. These motile molecules were designed from scratch on computers, then produced inside living cells.

May 15, 2019

Ear infections are the most common reason that parents bring their children to a pediatrician, according to the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Wayne Monsky using the VR program
May 17, 2019

Virtual reality creates an immersive environment that's great for games, but could it be applied to medical procedures? Dr. Wayne Monsky, director of interventional radiology at Harborivew Medical Center, along with Ryan James and Dr.

May 10, 2019

UW Medicine researchers are recruiting pregnant women to study whether prenatal marijuana use – in the absence of alcohol, tobacco, and any illicit drug consumption – affects their infants’ brain development, cognitive and motor development, med

May 7, 2019

When a loved one is going through a psychotic episode – experiencing a break with reality – it’s hard to know what to do. How do you communicate? How do you offer support?

UW Medicine is pursuing multiple mechanisms of care:

May 3, 2019

Almost half (48%) of injuries to commuters on rental scooters involve a head trauma, and 15% are traumatic brain injuries, according to a

Daniel Corbett holding a hydrogel
May 2, 2019

Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3D printing replacement organs.

May 17, 2019

UW Medicine interventional radiologist Wayne Monsky first saw virtual reality’s vivid, 3D depiction of the inside of a phantom patient’s blood vessels, his jaw dropped in

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