Unrelated to alcohol, sugar consumption is the root of most liver transplants in young Americans, a recent study shows. Dr. Judy Chen of UW Medicine's Weight Loss Management Center, talks about...
Patient Paul Hamilton discusses his recovery after transplant surgery involving a "liver in a box" device.
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....
Some 45 million Americans go on a diet each year. Most don't realize that, in doing so, they are changing their microbiomes. “Every time you diet, it’s causing fluctuations in the compositions of...
Most holiday parties have a lot of food, and it's usually a lot of rich, heavy food. If you're worried about what you're eating, nutritionists say you don't necessarily have to have a fat-free...
Diana Davis was preparing for a family vacation when she found out she had liver cancer caused by hepatitis C. At first, doctors thought she would need a liver transplant. Instead, through the UW...
An estimated 174,650 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in 2019. In its early stages, prostate cancer may have few or no symptoms. However, a simple blood test can detect the disease....
As more fast food chains add vegan burger options to their menus, many might wonder if this is a healthier alternative to meat. Judy Simon, a UW Medicine dietitian, says some products do contain...
Roland Taylor, 69, has faced considerable struggles in life, at times battling homelessness and addiction. Two years ago, he felt a lump in his chest, but ignored it until he discovered that it had...
It can be hard to resist a spread of decadent food over the holidays. But as much as you might prepare for gorging by dieting in advance, Natalia Groat, a registered dietitian at Harborview Medical...