Can a computer algorithm interpret a mammogram as well as an expert radiologist? Not yet – but in a study published today, the most accurate algorithm in a coding contest, when combined with a...
The sci-Plex technique holds promise for cell biology research in cancer, infectious diseases, autoimmune disorders, prenatal medicine and many other medical and basic science areas. Results from...
Type 2 diabetes is traditionally diagnosed in people 45 and older, but incidence of the disease is growing among children and teens. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 30 million...
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...
UW Medicine partnered with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to bring a mammogram van to Mary's Place, a Seattle day center for women and children. Anita Kennedy, a patient who got out of drug...
Your genes could help lead to better care for a patient in the future. The All of Us Research Program is gathering data from people of all walks of life and backgrounds to create a national medical...
Can your genes indicate if you're more likely to have erectile dysfunction? A study conducted by UW Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, and University of California, San Francisco has...
This year Washington state joined 33 other states in the nation by passing a breast density notification law, which requires radiologists to tell women when their mammograms indicate dense breast...
One in eight women in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. For women who survive, there’s always concern about the cancer coming back. Scientists at UW Medicine in Seattle are...
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.