October 27, 2005
Among patients who are insured by Medicare, the risk of early death after bariatric surgery, sometimes known as gastric bypass surgery, is considerably higher than has been suggested by previous research.
The School of Public Health and Community Medicine has been chosen to receive $3.
July 21, 2005
Drug-involved deaths increased by more than a third in 2004, due primarily to cocaine, heroin, prescription opiates and prescription and over-the-counter depressants, according to the latest report on drug abuse trends in the Seattle-King county area.
June 2, 2005
UW researchers have discovered that genetic variations may influence how individuals respond to a common coumarin-based anticoagulant called warfarin, according to an article published in the June 2 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine.
April 1, 2005
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), part of the National Institutes of Health, is awarding two seven-year research grants totaling $22 million to researchers in the University of Washington School of Dentistry.
UW study shows weight loss reduces markers of inflammation associated with increased risk of heart problems
In otherwise healthy obese women, weight loss is associated with significant decreases in biomarkers associated with cardiovascular risk, according to an article printed in the April 6 edition of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.
February 10, 2005
The party was delightful, the wine was fine, the music was great and the potluck buffet was so tasty that you got back in line twice.
December 6, 2004
Recent testing throughout the Seattle Public School District revealed that many schools have at least one drinking fountain with lead levels that exceed the Environmental Protection Agency guideline for lead in school drinking water.
December 2, 2004
“T’was the night before Christmas, and all through the house,
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
October 21, 2004
Translating the latest advances in research into better health care for the average patient is challenging: the explosive growth of biological knowledge and technology currently moves very slowly, if at all, into the health care practitioner’s office and into the community.Next Page »