"We see patients who have received and are doing well after an organ transplant who might not have lived ... if we had not had this program in place," says Dr. Ajit Limaye. His team oversees UW...
Maybe one in 9 people – or 15 percent of the people using opioids -- do well long-term because of their pain issue, says Dr. David Tauben, head of the Center for Pain Relief at UW Medicine. Tauben...
Heather Tick, a professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is the lead author of a consortium pain task force white paper calling for a reform...
With the season of giving upon us, this is a story about a baby, a miracle and the gift of life from a member of the Army’s special forces who gave part of his liver to his nephew, which saved his...
March is Colorectal Cancer Month. In these video soundbites, Dr. Erin O. Lange, a UW Medicine colorectal surgeon, talks about symptoms to watch for, no matter your age.
Andrew Gregory thought his gut pain was the flu, or maybe an ulcer. But it wasn’t enough for the Colorado businessman to seek a medical opinion – even after he had lost 40 pounds. “I was your...
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...
Many researchers realize that mice and rats are social and chatty. They spend all day talking to each other, but what are they really saying? Not only are many rodent vocalizations unable to be...
You typically hear of colon cancer being diagnosed in adults over 50, but the last 10 years have seen a sharp rise among patients in their 20s and 30s. Marcio Torre was 43 when he first noticed...
People who receive a diagnosis of colon cancer before age 50 are more likely to be have a later stage of the disease, compared with older patients, according to a preview of study findings presented ...