July 9, 2019

In a study group, the number of people on high-dose opioids decreased by 14 percent over 15 months.

January 8, 2019

Second Chance created by researchers in computer science and engineering and anesthesiology and pain medicine.

mice whispering to eachother
January 4, 2019

Many researchers realize that mice and rats are social and chatty. They spend all day talking to each other, but  what  are they really saying?

January 4, 2019

Two scientists at the University of Washington School of Medicine created software that can understand high-pitch calls.

September 24, 2018

Two studies from the University of Washington School of Medicine say seeing a doctor may not be the best option if you have low-back pain.

September 18, 2018

Perhaps the only upside of America's opioid crisis is that more donor organs have become available.  Remarkably, though, kidneys from these cases are frequently declined by transplant candidates whose lives might be saved or greatly improved by

May 23, 2018

Though Americans spend an estimated $80 billion to $100 billion each year in hopes of easing their aching backs, the evidence is mounting that many pricey standard treatments — including surgery and spinal injections — are often ineffective and

May 23, 2018

Researchers analyzed 150,000 insurance claims in six Northwestern states

May 21, 2018

UW Medicine's transplant chief discusses the historical reluctance to use organs from overdose victims.


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