Clinicians have known for years that people who start drinking as adolescents are prone to develop alcohol problems and make riskier decisions as adults. But scientists have been unable to say why, exactly. 

A collaboration of the Allen Institute for Brain Science, UW Medicine and Group Health has expanded online resources on aging, dementia and traumatic brain injury (TBI).  

A Harborview Medical Center neurosurgeon performed an emergency procedure this week that saved a Seattle teenager from a potentially devastating stroke. 

The Zika virus definitely causes birth defects, according to a special report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published April 13 in the Ne

On July 11, 2015, eight people crowded into a clinic room at UW Medical Center, expectantly watching Steven Gilbert

Seasha Hassett pondered the invitation from a UW Medicine doctor: Would she be willing to enroll her twins, born prematurely at 25 weeks' gestation, in a trial of a new therapy that might prevent brain injury? 

Using electrodes implanted in the temporal lobes of awake patients, scientists have decoded brain signals at nearly the speed of perception.

A wearable device that creates electrical fields to suppress cancer cells’ proliferation in the brain was so effective at extending patients’ survival that the clinical trial in which it was being tested was ended early.

In 2001 and out of the blue, Kristina Teel, a wife and mother, started having odd health symptoms. 

On a computer monitor at Harborview Medical Center, Dr. Michael Levitt rotates a 3-D angiogram that maps the blood flow to a patient’s brain.


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