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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

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

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

A 71-year-old man experienced seizures more and more frequently until they were occurring several times an hour.

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.

August 2, 2018

In this op-ed, Dr. Jonathan Drezner, talks about the importance of having an AED at a sports event, in case one of the students suffers sudden cardiac arrest.

August 1, 2018

In New Mobility: Life Beyond Wheels, writer Ian Ruder chronicles the rise to fame of Portugal. The Man and Eric Howk, the band's guitarist.

July 31, 2018

"The solution to this problem is not to loosen restraints on opioid prescribing, which is what got us into this trouble to start with. We need to support patients to taper off opioids.

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

Changes proposed to Title X policy by the Trump administration would make Planned Parenthood and other providers ineligible for federal funding.