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January 7, 2019

A martial-arts maneuver can reduce blood loss in someone who has sustained a significant wound, suggests a small, proof-of-concept study.

December 19, 2018

Globally, one in four people over age 25 is at risk for stroke during their lifetime, according to a new scientific study.

January 10, 2019

Scientists at UW Medicine’s Institute for Protein Design  have created a new protein that mimics the action of a key immune regulatory protein, interleukin 2 (IL-2).  IL-2 is a potent anticanc

December 17, 2018

The bacterium that causes syphilis, Treponema pallidum subsp.

December 13, 2018

New research from UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute and Seattle Children’s Research Institute found concussion rates among football players ages 5 to 14 were higher than previously reported, with five out of every 100 youth, or 5

December 19, 2018

Proteins have now been designed in the lab to zip together in much the same way that  DNA molecules zip up to form a double helix.  The technique, whose development was led by University of Washington School of Medicine scientists, could enable

December 13, 2018

Science does not yet tell us why various therapies for low back pain benefit some individuals but not others.  A researcher at the University of Washington School of Medicine reasons that if we could understand why some patients benefit from cer

Man with back pain
December 13, 2018

Chronic lower back pain is a common condition, and experts say there's no convincing evidence that surgeries, injections and other therapies are effective in the long run.

December 7, 2018

Crowdsourcing is just as effective at recognizing some indicators of autism spectrum disorder  in children as observations by expert clinicians, a recent stud

December 5, 2018

Advances in rapid screening of leukemia cells for drug susceptibility and resistance are bringing scientists closer to patient-tailored treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

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