If you were diagnosed with glioblastoma — a brain cancer that, with conventional chemotherapy and radiation treatment, is usually fatal within 12 to 15 months — would you try a novel therapy that...
Dr. Chuck Murry, director of the UW Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, is among those who worry about some of the promises being made by stem cell clinics. “Many of these places are...
Just 42 and in peak health, successful businesswoman Keri Andrews had just been married when she sustained a stroke in 2017. Nine months later she receives daily speech, physical and occupational...
UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s will be part of the expansion of the National Institutes of Health Undiagnosed Diseases Network, the NIH announced today, Sept 24. The two Seattle institutions...
Is it true that vaccinations increase antibodies and provide herd immunity? Vaccinations work by training the body’s immune system and increasing protective antibodies. Vaccines teach the immune...
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Pediatric nurse practitioner Barb Moravec with young male patient at the Pediatrics Clinic at Harborview. Medical Center Credit: Clare McLean
Shingles is a viral infection that can result in a painful rash and, in some cases, lasting nerve damage. A new vaccine will be available soon, and primary-care clinicians are encouraging older...
(Downloadable video for web and broadcast, and broadcast script) Dr. John Lynch gives guidance about protecting yourself from the annual influenza threat. Lynch is medical director of infection...
Harborview Medical Center's Emergency Department is treating about a half-dozen flu cases a day, heralding the start of flu season, said Dr. John Lynch, a UW Medicine infection-control specialist.
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A physician with young child at Valley Medical Center's Highlands Clinic.