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National study finds limited benefit for behavioral intervention in HIV prevention

A national study has reinforced that behavioral interventions are effective in preventing the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among men who have sex with men (MSM).

Cluster of symptoms aids earlier diagnosis of ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer has often been called the silent killer because it’s so hard to detect.

Certain symptom patterns may provide clues for presence of ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer has often been called the silent killer because it’s so hard to detect. New UW research indicates that ovarian cancer may not be silent, and both women and their health-care providers should be alert for symptoms.

Gene linked to sperm-producing stem cells

Researchers have identified the first gene linked to the productivity of the stem cells that produce sperm in mammals.

Cost and confusion deprive 17,000 immigrant children and parents of insurance in Washington

Since the elimination of a public medical assistance program in 2002, more than 17,000 immigrant children and parents in Washington state have lost public health coverage as of April 2004.

Researchers identify gene linked to sperm-producing stem cells in mammals

Researchers have identified the first gene linked to the productivity of the stem cells that produce sperm in mammals.

UW researcher to receive presidential early career award

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy will award a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers to Dr. David E. Cummings, associate professor of medicine in the University of Washington’s Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition.

New Web-based resource helps college graduates find health insurance

A new online database, “Access to Health Insurance/Resources for Care,” helps people who are uninsured find health insurance and low-cost health-care providers in their area.

Settlement announced after billing documentation investigation

The University of Washington’s physician practice plans have reached a settlement with the federal government to resolve issues related to billing documentation provided under federal health care programs.

School of Medicine tops U.S. News primary-care ranking

For the 11th consecutive year, the UW School of Medicine has been ranked as the nation’s top primary-care medical school in U.

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