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September 5, 2019

Patients on chronic opioid prescriptions who came off opioids were three times more likely to die of an overdose in the years that followed, a study found.

August 21, 2019

Four sites in Washington state are involved in a new program to provide addiction treatment to high-risk populations. 

August 21, 2019

Both types of surgical treatments are effective, UW Medicine study finds, but ankle replacement appears to have better outcomes overall after two years.

August 20, 2019

Aim is to develop protocols for patient-specific replicas that help physicians plan their approaches to treatment.

August 14, 2019

Learning, memory, and movement rely on electrical signals in cells; newly obtained structure of signaling protein at rest helps explains how it works

August 7, 2019

UW Medical Center is the 11th U.S. hospital to achieve that volume, and the only such provider in the Pacific Northwest. 

August 5, 2019

A soft neural implant, capable of delivering multiple drugs and color lights, might speed research on diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, addiction, depression and pain.

August 2, 2019

A mix of cardiac muscle cells and outer heart wall cells, derived from stem cells, is tested in lab studies of heart-mending grafts

July 30, 2019

UW Medicine’s rehabilitation medicine and diabetes/endocrinology services ranked in the nation’s top 10.

July 25, 2019

Study published in Cell reveals activity of nociceptin neurons, which suppress dopamine at breakpoint.

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