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January 8, 2019

Angie Karalis Johnson has a dream that a cure for the progressive eye disease known as age-related macular degeneration will one day happen because of research advances at UW Medicine.

January 7, 2019

A martial-arts maneuver can reduce blood loss in someone who has sustained a significant wound, suggests a small, proof-of-concept study.

January 4, 2019

Many researchers realize that mice and rats are social and chatty. They spend all day talking to each other, but  what  are they really saying?

December 20, 2018

An immunotherapy clinical trial based in Seattle, among other U.S. sites, was pivotal to the Dec.

December 19, 2018

Proteins have now been designed in the lab to zip together in much the same way that  DNA molecules zip up to form a double helix.  The technique, whose development was led by University of Washington School of Medicine scientists, could enable

December 19, 2018

Globally, one in four people over age 25 is at risk for stroke during their lifetime, according to a new scientific study.

December 13, 2018

New research from UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute and Seattle Children’s Research Institute found concussion rates among football players ages 5 to 14 were higher than previously reported, with five out of every 100 youth, or 5

December 5, 2018

Advances in rapid screening of leukemia cells for drug susceptibility and resistance are bringing scientists closer to patient-tailored treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

December 4, 2018

Researchers studying Alzheimer’s disease have created an approach to classify patients with Alzheimer’s disease, a finding that may open the door for personalized treatments.

December 3, 2018

Programs to screen the genomes of healthy adults to identify genes that may put them at risk for disease later in life need to be implemented with care so that they do not do more harm than good, says an expert panel in a

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