Advances in genetic testing offer new insights to parents who have a child with a rare but serious form of epilepsy, epileptic encephalopathy (EE), found in one of about every 2,000 births and characterized by developmental disabilities as well
The study of rare diseases can lead to new treatments for common diseases, says a commentary published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Its authors are two UW Medicine physicians.
Vasectomies were in the news last month when a study showed annual spikes of the procedure in March – corroborating researchers’ hypothesis that patients would time the procedure to be home to watch the first days of the NCAA basketball tourname
The Trump presidency has fomented public discord and action on a number of fronts. For Denise Dudzinski, a white person in a position of power, it has made the issue of racial injustice feel more personal than ever.
In case you missed it: Scientists at the University of Washington were among an international group that conducted the largest-ever genetic study on stroke. It involved DNA samples from more than 520,000 people and identified 22 new genetic ris