PostScript

June 20, 2019

Academic research output from UW Medicine, and the University of Washington overall, scored highly in several fields and subject areas in the recently released NTU Ranking.  The ranking looks at published academic research from the perspectives

June 14, 2019

Dr. Richard Pelman’s inaugural podcast makes it clear: He knows his audience. Men can be stubborn and willfully ignorant. They brim with bravado and excuses to forgo routine checkups.

June 13, 2019

Lauren Beste, a general internist at the University of Washington School of Medicine, treats hepatitis C patients at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System.

June 6, 2019

A mutation has been found in a rare form of brain aneurysm that might be treated with a drug already approved for cancer therapy.

May 31, 2019

Women who consider pregnancy during their medical residencies often do so in a vacuum of information about available maternity leave or how the decision could affect the remainder of their training, new research suggests.

May 29, 2019

The composition of the vaginal microbiome is an indicator of whether a woman will experience preterm birth, or carry the fetus full term, according to one of the largest studies of its kind.  The findings are 

May 28, 2019

As we age, many of us experience minor changes to memory, language and decision-making.

May 24, 2019

Strabismus, also known as being cross-eyed or having a wandering eye, is one of the most common reasons that children undergo eye surgery.

May 22, 2019

Current treatments can slow progression of heart failure, but do not address the underlying issues, including specific problems that cause systolic heart failure.  In this condition, the heart doesn’t contract vigorously enough in  pushing blood

May 20, 2019

First the Food and Drug Administration halted sales of mesh used for transvaginal procedures in the United States.  A week later, Johnson &

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