News Releases

August 25, 2018

Scientists have worked for nearly 80 years to produce a safe, effective vaccine for dengue, a flu-like illness that affects about 400 million people a year.

August 23, 2018

 A new scientific study concludes there is no safe level of drinking alcohol.

August 21, 2018

The first study of its kind applying modern genomics technology to DNA contributed by Sub-Saharan African women has shown they are more likely than women of other ancestries to develop and to die from triple-negative breast cancer.

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

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