Alzheimer’s is a slow-progressing disease that can be latent for 15 years before developing into cognitive impairment and dementia. And evidence suggests that healthy behaviors can delay the...
Patient Paul Hamilton discusses his recovery after transplant surgery involving a "liver in a box" device.
A provocative study and accompanying commentary published recently in The Lancet has drawn rebuttals from cardiologists. “I think the conclusions drawn in the Lancet’s editorial are overstated,”...
Surgeons at UW Medicine in Seattle have performed the first liver transplant in the Pacific Northwest involving a warm blood-perfusion device to transport the organ between donor and recipient....
Jesse Fann, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is the lead author of a paper in Lancet Psychiatry, "Long-term risk of dementia among...
Hopefully, as Valentine’s Day nears, you aren't feeling brokenhearted. Perhaps surprisingly, though, broken heart syndrome is an actual medical condition. It's a form of cardiomyopathy, or a...
The guideline for pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines specific actions for healthcare providers to improve care. Dr....
In the first week after Oregon Health Sciences University suspended its heart-transplantation program, eight of those patients were transferred to UW Medicine in Seattle. "Our primary commitment is...
During assessment of a hip injury, patient Debbie Davis was found to have a failing aortic valve. But a congenital abnormality made the typical valve-replacement approach risky, and the impending hip...
Less than a year ago, an auto external defibrillator saved 43-year-old Joy Cruz, who had suffered a heart attack while playing soccer. His last memory of that event is that everything in his vision...