UW Medicine is creating the Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions to develop effective new treatments for brain disorders, with foundational funding of $50 million from philanthropists Lynn and...
Surgical oncologist Venu G. Pillarisetty talks about why resting before surgery is the worst thing you can do. Dr. Pillarisetty is senior author of study published in PLOS One finds that finds...
Researchers studying Alzheimer’s disease have created an approach to classify those patients, a finding that may be a path to personalized treatments. In the video soundbites below, general internist...
It's best for patients to express concerns about memory problems to their doctor early on, before symptoms become worse. Their doctor can either rule out a medical problem or put into motion...
Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor announced Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with “the beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer’s.” Currently no cure exists for the slow-...
Dr. Cecilia Lee, assistant professor of opthalmology with the University of Washington School of Medicine, is lead author of a study published Aug. 8 in Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the...
Mother's Day can be a struggle if your mother or loved one has memory loss or dementia. Karen Clay, a social worker with the UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, offers tips for...
Alzheimer’s is a slow-progressing disease that can be latent for 15 years before developing into cognitive impairment and dementia. And evidence suggests that healthy behaviors can delay the...
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Dr. Rebecca Peterson hernia surgery at Northwest Hospital Credit: Clare McLean