Every 15 seconds, someone in the United States sustains a traumatic brain injury resulting from external forces such as a car crash or a fall. Every five minutes, a person is disabled as a result. Dr...
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...
Finding medical care shouldn't be difficult, especially for a life-threatening disorder, but it can be for people living with hydrocephalus. Mary Conyard was diagnosed at 4 months old with the...
With the season of giving upon us, this is a story about a baby, a miracle and the gift of life from a member of the Army’s special forces who gave part of his liver to his nephew, which saved his...
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....
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...
(Downloadable video) The Allen Institute for Brain Science has added the first data from human nerve cells to the Allen Cell Types Database, a publicly available tool for researchers to explore and...
(Downloadable video and broadcast script). Dr. Jorge Reyes describes a clinical trial of a new device for transporting donor livers between recovery and transplant, and potential upsides if the...
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Student Jeannie Nguyen, participating in UW’s International Health Opportunities Program, delivered her first baby at Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. Photo courtesy of Jeannie Nguyen