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Epidural injections with a corticosteroid in combination with the local anesthetic lidocaine appear to be no better than injections of lidocaine alone for reducing pain and physical limitations in patients with spinal stenosis, new research sugg

You’ve heard of mystery shopping, where market researchers snoop around to gather information on products or services.

Older adults with neuropsychiatric disorders may have more than 1.5 times greater risk for a potentially preventable hospitalization and up to 2 times greater risk for rehospitalization within 30 days of leaving the hospital, a new study from th

A protein molecule, "BINDI," has been built to trigger self-destruction of cancer cells infected with the Epstein-Barr virus.

A newly established muscular dystrophy research center in Seattle hopes to bring promising laboratory results into therapeutic trials.

Uninjured children are prone to experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress for several months after a parent is injured, according to a study conducted at Harborview Medical Center.

Editor's note: The headline and story have been corrected and clarified to convey that the study's measure was the proportion of head injuries among all bicycle-related injuries in the cities studied.

How the Neolithic people found their way to Europe has long been a subject of debate. A study published June 6 of genetic markers in modern populations may offer some new clues.
 

The number of concussions reported by coaches in Seattle public high schools has more than doubled since the Zackery Lystedt Law came into effect in 2009, University of Washington researchers report.

A route for constructing protein nanomachines engineered for specific applications may be closer to reality. 

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