On July 7, 2019, Dr. Michael Mulligan performed UW Medicine's 1,000th lung transplant. "Our program has been a high-volume center for quite some time," said Mulligan, who oversees that service and...
"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...
Strokes usually occur in people over 65, but recent headlines about Luke Perry and John Singleton show they can occur much earlier. That's something one Western Washington man knows. About halfway...
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 ...
Research published this week in JAMA reports anew that a daily aspirin, long recommended as a preventive measure against clotting for people with heart ailments or increased risk for stroke, also...
In December, the American Heart Association reported a brow-furrowing finding: 10 percent of people who take statins discontinue the drug on their own because of perceived negative side effects. One...
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...
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...
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...