PostScript

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 &

May 17, 2019

UW Medicine interventional radiologist Wayne Monsky first saw virtual reality’s vivid, 3D depiction of the inside of a phantom patient’s blood vessels, his jaw dropped in

May 9, 2019

The heat is forecast to ramp up today, and Dr. Jennifer Gardner has one message for Northwesterners who will hike or be by the water: Keep sunscreen at hand, and use more than you think you need.

May 3, 2019

Almost half (48%) of injuries to commuters on rental scooters involve a head trauma, and 15% are traumatic brain injuries, according to a

April 29, 2019

In 2014, Chuck Lee of Bothell, Washington, was among seven subjects in a clinical trial of a “Wearable Artificial Kidney.” The proof-of-concept dialysis device was an exciting idea for patients like Lee who have irreversible kidney failure and w

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