If you have ulcerative colitis (UC), chances are you’ve heard of (and may even use) probiotics. But you may not have heard of probiotics' counterpart, prebiotics.
Sepsis is a cascade of organ failure which can be nipped in the bud if health care workers know it's ramping up, but that's often not easy to do.
In April, Ed Ward, 74, became the first patient on the West Coast to receive a test device implanted in his heart to reduce the symptoms of heart failure. Dr. Creighton Don, Ward's cardiologist at...
MarJoe Davidson woke up one night last winter at her island home and found she was unable to get out of bed. When her spouse saw that her mouth slightly drooped and her left side was not moving, she...
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a directive that would coordinate state and local governments’ efforts to try to eradicate hepatitis C by 2030. In late September, the Washington state governor visited the...
UW Medicine is declaring success with the Pacific Northwest’s first heart-transplant recipient to purposely acquire the hepatitis C virus (HCV) from the donor organ and then have the disease...
The University of Washington School of Medicine and VA Puget Sound Health Care System today announced a two-year partnership to develop new uses of 3D printing to aid in the diagnosis and treatment...