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Woman with hands around her stomach
May 15, 2020

A study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology found that COVID-19 infections severely affect pregnant women with existing health challenges.

December 30, 2019

List of most-viewed items posted on the UW Medicine news site in 2019 reflects diverse viewer interests.

July 22, 2019

Long survival is “not common, but it’s not an absolute rarity anymore,” said a UW Medicine specialist in the disease.

Miggie and her husband Tom drinking tea
July 22, 2019

Miggie Olsson says that when she learned she had stage 4 pancreatic cancer, it felt like a death sentence.

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.

Goalkeeper playing soccer
January 31, 2019

Keeping kids in a dark room,  or "cocoon therapy," after a concussion is no longer what's recommended due to research that shows it can actually prolong concussion symptoms.

Elderly man sitting on a bench
December 4, 2018

Researchers studying Alzheimer’s disease have created an approach to classify those patients, a finding that may be a path to personalized treatments.

January 4, 2019

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

April 9, 2018

A billion people suffer from migraines worldwide – over 30 million in the U.S. alone. These debilitating headaches can cause nausea, vomiting and light sensitivity. In this video, UW Medicine Dr.

December 22, 2017

Researchers are working on the vexing problem of a virus that shape shifts from one year to the next.

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