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June 13, 2018

UW Medicine’s heart-transplant team this month began giving all of its patients access to suitable donor hearts from decedents who tested positiv

June 7, 2018

New, higher-quality assemblies of great ape genomes have now been generated without the guidance of the human reference genome.

June 4, 2018

In their last year of life, Medicare patients on chronic kidney dialysis generally follow one of four trajectories of healthcare expense and intensity, new research suggests.

May 26, 2018

Patients really do want to talk about end-of-life care. Sometimes all the doctor needs to do is ask.

May 25, 2018

A smartphone program was just as effective as a clinical intervention in treating people with serious mental illnesses – and it had a significantly better rate of treatment engagement, according to a study published today in the journal Psyc

May 24, 2018

Among women with obstructive sleep apnea, use of a CPAP machine during sleep can lead to improved sexual quality of life, according to a study

May 23, 2018

Patients with low-back pain are better off seeing a physical therapist first, according to a study of 150,000 insurance claims.

May 23, 2018

Joost Snijder, who studies molecular machinery in viruses and microorganisms, will receive the 2018 Heineken Young Scientist Award in the Medical/Biomedical Sciences.  The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences  announced today that Snij

May 23, 2018

Update June 26, 2018:   Since the Legionella case that occurred approximately five weeks ago in the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance hospital located at UW Medical Center (UWMC), no additional cases of healthcare-associated Legionel

May 23, 2018

Higher concentrations of carbon dioxide are associated with reductions in protein and multiple key nutrients in rice, according to a new field study by an international team of scientists.

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