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Synthetic blood vessels. Allergy-alert systems. A gastric gas sensor on a tethered capsule endoscope.

Every year, more than a half-million people in the United States go to the emergency room for kidney stones. The common condition leads to hundreds of thousands of surgeries each year. 

The U.S Food and Drug Administration has granted Expedited Access Pathway status to the Wearable Artificial Kidney (WAK) after the de

David Eyre, University of Washington professor of orthopedics and sports medicine, was named the 2015 UW Medicine Inventor of the Year for pioneering a diagnostic test to measure bone loss.  He will be recognized Nov.

Several million babies born each year in Africa and South Asia can’t breastfeed due to prematurity or craniofacial anomalies like cleft lip or palate.

People rightfully have high confidence that one pill taken from a medicine bottle will have the same
composition and effect as any other pill in the bottle. In choosing a psychotherapist, though, such

A collaboration of University of Washington specialists in trauma medicine and bioengineering has led to a synthetic substance that might help prevent some severely injured people from bleeding to death.

Drawing inspiration from veterinary medicine, researchers at the University of Washington have helped developed a new prospective approach to detect tuberculosis (TB) – easy-to-obtain oral swab samples, greatly improving on standard diagnostics.

University of Washington heart specialists – cardiologists and surgeons – are using technologies such as 3-D-printed heart replicas and liquid ventilation to help people survive challenging medical conditions.

In less than two decades, 3-D printers have raised the public’s eyebrows so often that their manufacturers might've reasonably been accused of grandstanding. Last month, a working automobile of carbon-fiber plastic was printed in 45 hours.

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