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July 2, 2018

The Washington Post takes a look at some promising new digital tools to help people with their mental health. Dror Ben-Zeev, Ph.D., a pro

July 2, 2018

Researchers at UW Medicine in Seattle have successfully used human stem cells to restore heart function in monkeys with heart failure.

July 2, 2018

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June 22, 2018

Apnea, a common disorder that leads to disrupted breathing or shallow breaths during sleep, has long been linked to sexual dysfunction. For men, it's tied to difficulties getting and maintaining an erection as well as ejaculation disorders.

June 27, 2018

Children exposed to the Zika virus either in pregnancy or early in life should be monitored into adolescence for signs of subtle neurological damage — even if they appeared normal at birth, say researchers at the University of Washington School

June 25, 2018

A major study has found that medicines used to treat diabetes in adults are not effective on youth. Researchers say the finding is disturbing because type 2 diabetes among youth is a growing problem.

June 28, 2018

Among people with advanced kidney disease, interactions with providers and with the health system can often take a large emotional toll.

June 22, 2018

In the past 30 years, millions of men globally have been diagnosed with low testosterone levels and been prescribed supplemental testosterone as therapy – even as oncologists have confirmed testosterone as an agent that fuels prostate cancer and

June 20, 2018

UW Medicine’s radiology team last month created a novel imaging agent and, in an expansive team effort, performed a first-in-human PET/CT imaging study to observe how a statin drug distributes and accumulates in the body.

June 19, 2018

A new UW Medicine study strongly associates the use of intravenous heroin – in particular the black tar variety popular in the Pacific Northwest – with an untreatable kidney disease that often leads to dialysis and death.

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