January 15, 2020

NIH-funded, nationwide study, led by a UW Medicine newborn care physician, suggests erythropoietin, while safe, may not protect against severe brain damage. 

Brain MRI
May 21, 2019

Every 15 seconds, someone in the United States sustains a traumatic brain injury resulting from external forces such as a car crash or a fall. Every five minutes, a person is disabled as a result.

March 20, 2019

Research suggests that parents singing to their children actually lowers blood pressure and helps neural development. 

Mary Conyard
February 20, 2019

Finding medical care shouldn't be difficult, especially for a life-threatening disorder, but it can be for people living with hydrocephalus.

February 1, 2019

The next-generation versions of the micro-dystrophins made muscles stronger while avoiding contraction injuries in an animal model of the disease

August 1, 2018

Much is unknown, but patients benefit from some medications and from keeping a high activity level. Actor Alan Alda disclosed his case recently.

July 31, 2018

UW Medicine has used rapid autopsy in the study of neuroscience, degenerative diseases and to research cures for prostate cancer. Dr. Lawrence D.

July 9, 2018

A Seattle Times op-ed expresses hope that the just-ended Special Olympics could leave

scan of blocked blood vessels in brain
May 1, 2019

Strokes usually occur in people over 65, but recent headlines about Luke Perry and John Singleton show they can occur much earlier.


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