News Releases

February 5, 2018

In a study of nearly 6,000 patients with chronic kidney disease and heart failure, the use of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) was associated with a significantly increased risk of subsequent hospitalization.

February 5, 2018

The first clinical trial of a new drug designed to protect humans’ hearing will involve a compound developed at the University of Washington.

February 5, 2018

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January 29, 2018

Early in the HIV/AIDS epidemic, men were thought to be at a higher risk for the disease. Today, according to the World Health Organization, about half of the 35 million people living with HIV are women.

January 25, 2018

Acupuncture, tai chi, yoga, music therapy, massage and mindfulness, once considered alternative therapies, have earned the endorsement of a national task force on pain relief.

January 23, 2018

Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life.

January 22, 2018

James Mathis has been named UW Medicine's new chief compliance officer, with responsibility for guiding the UW Medicine compliance team in advancing clinical care, training and science in today’s heavily regulated healthcare environment.

January 21, 2018

Dr. Arno G. Motulsky, a global pioneer in human genetics, died Jan. 17 in Seattle at the age of 94. Through his research, writing and mentoring, he helped create and define the field of medical genetics.

January 18, 2018

If Kayla Radovich grew up in the wild, Mother Nature would make sure her eyes grew at a normal rate. But the 11-year-old from Edmonds, Washington, has been an avid reader since she was a toddler and is growing up as a screenager.

January 16, 2018

Nitrogen-fixing bacteria are the chief means by which nitrogen gas in the air is changed into a form that plants and animals can use.

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