PostScript

February 6, 2019

More than two-thirds of people with an advanced form of a rare skin cancer are on track to survive at least two years after starting an immunotherapy drug on a landmark clinical trial, researchers

January 30, 2019

Only a couple of years ago, standard care for managing a diagnosed concussion was to rest the patient in a darkened room and minimize their brain stimulation.

January 30, 2019

The American Medical Group Association (AMGA), which represents physicians in group practices, has named UW

January 25, 2019

OK, we can’t resist: Got milk?

January 24, 2019

A study published this week in JAMA examines data from 13 clinical trials testing the effects of aspirin, and shows that people who took a daily aspirin had

January 23, 2019

Severe traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of death and disability in children leaving 61 percent of survivors  with a lifelong disability, ac

January 17, 2019

In the past decade, U.S. adults’ health has generally worsened due to poor nutrition and inactivity.

January 9, 2019

Hispanic and black populations have a higher risk of becoming victims of race- or ethnicity- motivated violent hate crimes compared with non-Hispanic whites, according to a new study from the University of Washington.

January 8, 2019

Many of the medications UW Medicine anesthesiologist Jacob Sunshine administers to patients have profound effects on breathing, similar to the effect of taking illicit opioids outside of a hospital environment.

January 1, 2019

‘Tis the season of declaring the most newsworthy developments in science and medicine for 2018. Several journals, academic associations and news organizations annually prepare lists of the year’s influential advances.

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