PostScript

January 10, 2018

What looks like a futuristic fishing rod helps cardiologists see what’s malfunctioning in a patient’s heart.  It’s a diagnostic called transesophageal echocardiography.

January 8, 2018

Favorable interim results have been announced in a small clinical trial of a stem-cell therapy to treat patients with a ra

January 4, 2018

The peak of the flu season has yet to arrive, but already health officials are reporting a spike in flu cases in Washington state and encouraging everyone to get their flu shots. 

January 4, 2018

The UW Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and UW Radiology Department recently signed an agreement with Cerveau Technologies to use a new chemical compound called MK-6240 in positron emission tomography (PET) scans for assessing neurofibrillary

January 2, 2018

Adults forget the value of laughter, says Tita Begashaw. "Adults laugh about 30 times a day, children 300 times a day. Go back! Act like a child!"

December 29, 2017

A recent national news story called attention to an “epidemic” of unnecessary cancer screenings among senior citizens in the Unite

December 27, 2017

UW Medicine’s Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM) led a multi-institutional research effort in the United States and France to sucessfully treat a muscle wasting disease in dogs called myotubular myopathy.

December 14, 2017

Ordering a beverage or meal in that distinct shade of grey or black is especially popular among millennial customers.

December 13, 2017

For most people around the world, mental health care is a luxury they can’t afford or can’t access. But digital technology can reach people who otherwise lack access.

December 12, 2017

When it comes to cancer, racial and ethnic minorities experience different end-of-life care than white patients.

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