News Releases

August 16, 2018

An individual’s history of substance use, mental disorder and arrest can indicate an elevated risk of getting shot, according to a new study in Seattle from the University of Washington School of Public Health.

August 14, 2018

University of Washington Medical Center, part of the UW Medicine health system, today earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington state and in the Seattle metropolitan area.

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 8, 2018

Alzheimer’s disease is difficult to diagnose as well as treat,  but researchers now have a promising new screening tool using the window to the brain:  the eye.

August 3, 2018

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

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

July 26, 2018

Health promotion interventions in public housing communities have the potential to reduce obesity among residents, a new study shows.

July 22, 2018

With growing evidence that chemicals in food colorings, preservatives, and packaging can interfere with children's growth and development, the American Academy of Pediatrics today said reforms are urgently needed to the U.S.

July 12, 2018

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