antibiotics

February 5, 2018

The first clinical trial of a new drug designed to protect humans’ hearing will involve a compound developed at the University of Washington.

Scientists at the University of Washington and Kenya Medical Research Institute are working to discern whether antibiotics could help prevent thousands of child deaths from diarrheal disease. 

For more than 130 years, surgery has been the standard approach to appendicitis.

Physicians from 10 Washington state hospitals will collaborate on a large-scale pragmatic trial that aims to discern whether antibiotics are

Every year, about 300,000 people undergo an appendectomy in the United States. An emerging trend in Europe is to treat the condition with antibiotics alone rather than with urgent surgery.

Clinical guidelines conflict on testing teens and adults whose symptoms point to a possible strep throat.

UW Medical Center has joined a list of U.S. early-adopter hospitals committing to serve only antibiotic-free pork and poultry.

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