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Jiu jitsu knee mount
January 7, 2019

It's an unusual approach, but one that Nathan White, an emergency medicine physician at Harborview Medical Center, thinks can make a difference when it comes to trauma.

mice whispering to eachother
January 4, 2019

Many researchers realize that mice and rats are social and chatty. They spend all day talking to each other, but  what  are they really saying?

close up of feet in running shoes
December 28, 2018

Surgical oncologist  Venu G. Pillarisetty talks about why resting before surgery is the worst thing you can do.

December 26, 2018

Some cases of Baratela-Scott syndrome, a rare disorder that causes facial and bone abnormalities and developmental delay in children, appear to be due to repeating DNA sequences that are not easily detected by standard genetic screening tests, r

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

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