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September 13, 2019

The UW Medicine Diabetes Institute celebrated the opening Sept. 10 of new UW Medicine South Lake Union facilities that bring basic science, clinical research, education, and patient care into proximity.

September 13, 2019

The memory of the late George Stamatoyannopoulos, a research pioneer who made many contributions to medical genetics and to cell and gene therapy, will be honored in Seattle Sept. 16 with a day-long scientific program.

September 12, 2019

Fluoride varnish has become a popular anti-cavity treatment for children, and it isn’t hard to see why. It’s relatively easy to apply, and not just for dentists or dental hygienists. Pediatricians can do it as well, with minimal instruction.

August 27, 2019

[Editor's note: The patient, who is starting college, asked that her last name not be published.]

August 26, 2019

A drug long used to treat HIV, when paired with chemotherapy and radiotherapy, appears to enhance survival for patients with inoperable non-small cell lung cancer, according to

August 19, 2019

All 10 patients experienced enduring relief from symptoms in a test of a novel, non-invasive approach to custom-tailored treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat that dramatically raises people’s risk of stroke.

August 16, 2019

When a child suffers a head trauma, medical professionals are in high gear to prevent further damage to a developing brain.

August 9, 2019

Coverage of young adults and payments for needed medical treatments were the top issues addressed at a roundtable U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash) held at Harborview Medical Center Friday, August 9.  

August 2, 2019

The retina, much like space, is an area of great mystery.

July 31, 2019

Medical school administrators have known for years that initially healthy clinician trainees go on to experience depression, burnout and suicide at higher rates than the general population.

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