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July 8, 2019

Study indicates many are overly optimistic about, or not aware of, their likely prognosis – which may contribute to more aggressive end-of-life care.

July 5, 2019

Well-intentioned reactions might be even more harmful than victim blame, according to a recent study.  An interview with a sexual assault survivor says this fits with her experience. 

July 3, 2019

Names that label certain cancer risk genes as sex- or organ-specific can dissuade people who need to be tested, according to Nature commentary.

July 3, 2019

The suspect, an abnormal, fused protein, gathers enzymes that drive uncontrolled cell growth.

July 2, 2019

415 residents succumbed: Heroin and opioids, including fentanyl, continue to be most common drugs linked to fatal overdoses.

June 24, 2019

UW Medicine cardiologist will lead one of four U.S. centers focused on better understanding risk factors of the life-threatening event, and enhancing survival.

June 19, 2019

'Alexa, monitor my heart.'  Researchers design artificial-intelligence system to recognize ominous gasps for air.

June 9, 2019

Treatments for both adults and children need to change to avoid a type 2 diabetes epidemic, researchers say.

June 4, 2019

By playing Foldit, citizen scientists can now help protein researchers create novel vaccines, cancer therapies and more

May 29, 2019

Grant will fund UW Autism Center and collaborators; researchers will scan brains of infants whose older siblings have autism.

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