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Current health-screening recommendations for student athletes comprise an oral history and physical exam, but these indicators are not as effective as an electrocardiogram (ECG) at detecting students at higher risk for sudden cardiac arrest, sug

They began as physicians’ assistants, so to speak – searchable, cross-referenced databases of drugs, drug interactions and prices, pill identifiers, dose information and the like.
 

The United States is one of only eight nations worldwide to experience an increase over the past decade in maternal mortality related to childbirth. Researchers from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington

Reductions in local health departments’ spending on maternal and child health programs are strongly related to increased rates of low-birth-weight babies, according to a University of Washington-led study.

Women who received collaborative care for depression at two UW Medicine obstetrics and gynecology clinics showed fewer symptoms after treatment than women receiving usual depression care in the same setting, according to recent University of Was

University of Washington entrepreneurs and students display ideas they're exploring.

Some men who take high doses of selenium and vitamin E supplements could increase their risk of aggressive prostate cancer, according to a recent study led by Dr.

In a major advance, researchers at the University of Washington have successfully restored damaged heart muscle of monkeys using heart cells created from human embryonic stem cells.

A UW Medicine neonatalogist is the lead investigator of a clinical trial to determine whether the hormone erythropoietin, known commonly as EPO, can help premature infants against the threat of disability a

A common treatment for sleep apnea, continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, may be associated with the suppression of cancer-related genes.

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