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May 17, 1999

Intermittent hormone therapy for prostate cancer helps preserve bone mass density

It takes just nine months on male hormone suppression treatment for men with prostate cancer to lose a significant amount of bone mass density — a rate comparable to the loss experienced by post-menopausal women, according to new research conducted at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

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UW and Seattle Seahawks agree on the use of Husky Stadium

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The University of Washington and the Seahawks have reached agreement on the use of Husky Stadium for Seahawks’ home games during the 2000 and 2001 seasons.

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Number of minority students headed toward UW freshman class declines sharply

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The number of underrepresented minority students planning to enroll in next Autumn’s freshman class is likely to decline substantially over previous years, according to figures compiled by the University of Washington’s admissions office.

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May 14, 1999

Intermittent hormone therapy for prostate cancer helps preserve bone mass density

It takes just nine months on male hormone suppression treatment for men with prostate cancer to lose a significant amount of bone mass density — a rate comparable to the loss experienced by post-menopausal women, according to new research conducted at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

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Chip Hanauer’s restored voice gives him a new lease on life

Chip Hanauer was at the pinnacle of the unlimited hydroplane racing world when he walked away three years ago, having won the sport?s top race, the APBA Gold Cup, 10 times, and 58 races overall.

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May 13, 1999

Scientists use fossilized emu eggshells to discern changes in vegetation, provide additional evidence of human impact on Australian landscape

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A report in the May 14 issue of Science, describing a novel approach to reconstructing paleovegetation, presents the first continuous vegetation record from the Australian interior extending back to 65,000 years ago.

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May 12, 1999

Educational Opportunity Program honors students at banquet

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Outstanding students in the University of Washington’s Educational Opportunity Program will be honored at the EOP banquet, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 13 at the Convention Center.

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May 11, 1999

Harborview unit provides critical support to thousands of residents in need

King County residents who need the services of mental-health professionals, substance-abuse specialists and care givers trained to treat developmental disabilities have a special place and medical program of their own – the Crisis Triage Unit (CTU) at Harborview Medical Center.

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May 10, 1999

Endangered species’ recovery plans face comprehensive scientific review

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Species recovery plans have multiplied quickly since the Endangered Species Act was spawned 25 years ago. But there’s still a question of how well the more than 900 species listed as endangered or threatened are recovering. Now a University of Washington zoologist is spearheading a national effort to review 200 recovery plans in detail.

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Scientific trials of so-called ‘wonder’ hormone treatment for autism will be conducted in Seattle, Denver

Secretin, a hormone that some parents claim possesses almost magical properties as a treatment for autism, will be scientifically tested in large-scale trials starting later this month in Seattle and Denver.

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