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August 9, 2018

A clinical trial conducted in six medical centers in the United States has suggested that an operation, laparoscopic fundoplication, to treat abnormal acid gastroesophageal reflux in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF, a fatal l

August 4, 2018

In a Yakima Herald Republic article on the health benefits of sleep, and the consequences of not getting enough, UW Medicine's Dr.

eye exam
August 8, 2018

Dr. Cecilia Lee, assistant professor of opthalmology with the University of Washington School of Medicine, is lead author of a study published Aug.

August 3, 2018

Scientists have completed a major effort to map the regulatory landscape of the mouse genome at a single-cell resolution. 

July 31, 2018

UW Medicine has used rapid autopsy in the study of neuroscience, degenerative diseases and to research cures for prostate cancer. Dr. Lawrence D.

July 30, 2018

It is not unusual for teenagers to adopt strange eating habits. But experts, such as UW Medicine's Dr.

July 27, 2018

New knowledge about biological processes related to the heart's electrical activity has been gained through a major genome science study. The research had the largest sample size ever of a project of this type.

July 26, 2018

Greece’s population health declined markedly and death rates rose sharply after harsh austerity measures were imposed on Greece by the European Union and the International Money Fund in 2010, says a

Smoke from a wildfire
July 25, 2018

Smoke is in the air from Oregon wildfires. Whether the smoke arrives in Puget Sound from Oregon or somewhere else, people should be aware when unhealthful pollution is in the air and they should do something about it, says Dr. Joel Kaufman.

July 13, 2018

New research on human papillomavirus (HPV) testing drew the same reaction from Drs. Rachel Winer and Constance Mao: It’s about time.

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