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October 20, 2017

Chemical aversion therapy shows promise as a way to curb alcohol abuse among heavy drinkers, according to findings published by Schick Shadel Hospital and UW Medicine researchers in Seattle.

October 19, 2017

An estimated 3 million adult American handgun owners carry a firearm loaded and on their person on a daily basis, and 9 million do so on a monthly basis, new research indicates.

October 17, 2017

Mars Inc. and its collaborators have launched a crowdsourcing approach to discover new ways to attack and neutralize a foodbourne danger.

October 11, 2017

Most cases of autism appear to be associated with the appearance of new mutations that are not inherited from the child’s parents, researchers from the University of Washington School of Medicine report.

October 11, 2017

In 2015, UW Medicine in Seattle was first in a national study to transplant a heart that had traveled between donor and recipient in a blood-ci

October 9, 2017

Treatment with cannabidiol reduces some major symptoms in mice with a genetic condition recapitulating Dravet syndrome, a devastating childhood brain disorder.

October 6, 2017

In the United States and other high-income countries, firearms were used in fewer than 10 percent of terrorist attacks between 2002 and 2016, but they accounted for about 55 percent of the fatalities, according to research

October 4, 2017

Researchers are reporting significant progress in generating a 3-dimensional network of blood vessels that can be grown and manipulated in a laboratory.

October 2, 2017

Kidney organoids are revealing both the factors that influence the formation of kidney cysts, as well as how the disease progresses. The organoids are grown in labware from human stem cells.

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