UW Today

March 10, 2015

An injectable UW polymer could keep soldiers, trauma patients from bleeding to death

University of Washington researchers have developed a new injectable polymer that strengthens blood clots, called PolySTAT. Administered in a simple shot, the polymer finds any unseen injuries and has the potential to keep trauma patients from bleeding to death before reaching medical care.

April 22, 2014

Health Digest: ‘One Health,’ OB-GYN comments, labs study ‘green’-ness

Health Digest is UW Today’s round-up of news stories from UW Health Sciences.

April 15, 2014

Health Digest: Sleep and cancer, bioethics, and lead contamination

Health Digest is UW Today’s round-up of news stories from UW Health Sciences, compiled by News and Information.

January 10, 2014

Trial to test using ultrasound to move kidney stones

A clinical trial in Seattle is testing a technique developed at the UW that uses low-power ultrasound to reposition kidney stones.

July 16, 2013

UW Medicine hospitals rank highly in latest U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals

U.S. News publishes Best Hospitals to guide patients who need a high level of care because they face a difficult surgery, a challenging condition, or added risk because of other health problems or age.

July 11, 2013

Health facilities earn inclusion in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s U.S. index

UW Medicine hospitals and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance were Identified as National ‘Leaders in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Healthcare Equality’

April 12, 2013

Airlift Northwest will station a Turbo Commander aircraft in Juneau

The new Turbo Commander aircraft will allow the medical transport service to reach more people living in outlying rural areas of Southwest Alaska.

April 1, 2013

UW Medicine launches multi-media health and wellness initiative April 1

In partnership with Fisher Communications, UW Medicine Health will provide information on healthy living and on the latest treatments and medical breakthroughs

March 28, 2013

UW Medicine establishes Center for Interstitial Lung Diseases

This week UW Medical Center’s pulmonary fibrosis support group celebrated its 25th anniversary and the establishment of the new center.