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November 2, 2018

Your genes could help lead to better care for a patient in the future.

November 1, 2018

Medical researchers are increasingly exploring medications used to treat chronic illnesses to see whether they also might stave off cognitive decline.

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October 30, 2018

The first locally acquired case of West Nile virus in a King County resident has been reported by Public Health -- Seattle & King County.

November 8, 2018

For the first time, scientists have created from scratch self-assembling protein filaments built from identical protein subunits that snap together spontaneously to form long, helical, thread-like structures.

October 29, 2018

For the first time scientists have successfully designed non-local beta-sheet proteins from scratch.

October 25, 2018

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia and accounts for 60 to 80 percent of all cases.

October 24, 2018

In this article, GeekWire reporter Lisa Stiffler talks to Dr. Christopher Murray about the establishment of the Institute of Health Metrics and evaluation, but also what makes him tick. 

October 23, 2018

In the United States, one of every five hospitalized people develops acute kidney injury (AKI).  Numerous causes, alone and in concert, can trigger the condition; they include infection, low blood pressure, and reaction to medication.

October 18, 2018

A newly discovered toxin that some bacteria deploy to fend off competing bacteria stands out from others in the battle for microbial domination.  While many deadly substances have been identified among bacteria, this previously unknown toxin beh

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October 16, 2018

Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and Seattle Seahawks owner, died from complications of non-Hodgkin lymphoma two weeks after publicly announcing the cancer had returned.

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