PostScript

July 12, 2019

In the first year of a new protocol, UW Medicine specialists transplanted 13 patients with donor organs – seven hearts and six livers – from people who had active hepatitis C before they died. 

July 10, 2019

That puppy wiggling at your feet in India might be cute, but travel medicine clinician Anne Terry has this advice: Don’t pet it.

July 9, 2019

In rural, disadvantaged populations, the opioid epidemic has taken its most devastating toll.

July 8, 2019

UW Medicine’s transplant team has successfully performed a rare liver transplant to rid a patient of cholangiocarcinoma – cancer of the bile duct. Jere Gianola, 59, of Seattle underwent a five-hour surgery on June 20.

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 

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