Having trouble sleeping? If you use your phone around your bedtime, that could be why. Electronic devices emit blue light. It's part of any bright, white light, like the sun. Ashley McCain, a UW...
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Dr. Charles (Chuck) Murry is a professor of pathology, bioengineering and medicine/cardiology. He directs the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine. Credit: Clare McLean
(Downloadable video and script, and still images of patient) On July 17, 2017, a UW Medicine team performed the first-ever catheter-based surgical laceration to replace a failing artificial aortic...
(Download video) Dr. Anne-Marie E. Amies Oelschlager discusses funding cuts proposed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that would affect 81 organizations nationwide that provide...
A recent PLOS One study of 10,000 schoolchildren in India shows that children who spend seven hours a week on screens triple their risk of myopia or nearsightedness -- not being able to see far away...
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,”...
The UW Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation reports that asthma is the most common chronic respiratory disease worldwide. Ali Mokdad, professor global health, said asthma is an expensive...
Hopefully, as Valentine’s Day nears, you aren't feeling brokenhearted. Perhaps surprisingly, though, broken heart syndrome is an actual medical condition. It's a form of cardiomyopathy, or a...
A study presented at a 2018 meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology looked at reasons why HPV vaccination rates differ between boys and girls, even though the Centers for Disease Control...
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...