Melanoma is the most common skin cancer and the fifth most common cancer among adults in the United States. Risk can be reduced by limiting exposure to ultraviolet rays and using sun protection....
A new National Institutes of Health report outlines how expanding research on mitochondria could result in new ways of treating heart failure. The latest research shows that this organelle plays more...
Anyone can get skin cancer, and it can occur in places on the body that don't get that much sun, like the hands and fingernails, and feet and toenails. Even if it's cloudy out, UVA rays can make it...
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 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...
Warmer weather is here and Washingtonians are venturing outside to run, bike, walk and just sit. Dr. Jennifer Gardner, a UW Medicine dermatologist and melanoma expert, encourages all her patients to...
Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life. Now, researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle have...
(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...
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Dr. Rebecca Peterson hernia surgery at Northwest Hospital Credit: Clare McLean