PostScript

September 17, 2018

The Federal Drug Administration recently proclaimed an epidemic of vaping among young people and gave the five largest e-cigarette manufacturers 60 days to produce plans to stop underage use of their products.

September 13, 2018

A King County program called “Test & Cure” has dramatically increased the numbers of baby boomers screened and treated for

August 31, 2018

As of Aug. 31, 2018, UW Medicine’s heart transplant team had received eight patient referrals from Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) after the suspension of its heart-transplant program. 

August 31, 2018

A new international guideline has been developed, and released August 31, which will help physicians diagnose idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a rare and often fata

August 27, 2018

Outside a patient’s room at Seattle Children’s Hospital, Dr. Rebekah Fenton is leading “family-centered rounds,” updating a circle of clinicians on the health of a child in the unit.

August 24, 2018

The Global Burden of Disease study is ongoing research that provides global health estimates and examines worldwide, national, and regional trends for death and disability from major diseases, injuries and risk factors.

August 23, 2018

“Congenital heart disease” sounds like one condition, but the term applies to upward of 20 structural abnormalities , such as malformed chambers and incomplete vessel junctions.

August 22, 2018

Not all cancer screenings are created equal.

August 16, 2018

People with pulmonary hypertension – high blood pressure in the vessels that carry blood to the lungs – have higher risks for complications after any surgery. Because pulmonary hypertension is growing in the United States, due to our aging popul

August 12, 2018

More than 40 researchers and volunteers representing 19 labs from UW Medicine  gave Lewis County high school students a glimpse last week  into the world of biomedical research.

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