When you think of muscle-disease research, you might not expect that same technology to be used in studies of fish-filet production. David Mack is an investigator with Institute for Stem Cell and...
Researchers at UW Medicine in Seattle have successfully used human stem cells to restore heart function in monkeys with heart failure. The findings suggest that the technique will be effective in...
"I feel at least 20, 25 years younger," says Warren Buck, 72, a baby-boomer who has rediscovered his active self a year after his second hip replacement at Northwest Hospital and Medical Center. His...
A bill in Washington's Legislature would require private stem-cell clinics to post signage warning prospective clients that the therapy offered therein lacks scientific evidence and FDA approval. The...
Patient Paul Hamilton discusses his recovery after transplant surgery involving a "liver in a box" device.
A provocative study and accompanying commentary published recently in The Lancet has drawn rebuttals from cardiologists. “I think the conclusions drawn in the Lancet’s editorial are overstated,”...
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....
(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...
(Downloadable web and broadcast split-track video, and video script) A study of more than 400 pediatric sports-concussion cases indicates that, in most cases, the use of magnetic resonance imaging (...
(Downloadable video and script, and podcast of separate interview) Dr. Joann Elmore, a professor of medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, discusses new research indicating that...