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August 15, 2018

During their evolution from land to sea, the genomes of marine mammals lost the function of a number of genes common in terrestrial animals.  Genes for smell and taste, for example, unsuprisingly underwent many changes. 

August 9, 2018

An emerging bacterial threat, mycoplasma genitalium, that can be passed through sex is making some headlines across the pond as the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV recently drafted guidance aimed at better detecting and treating it.

August 9, 2018

Several media outlets covered the finding a significant link between three degenerative eye diseases – age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma – and Alzheimer’s disease.

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.

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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.

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