September 13, 1999
* WHAT: News conference to discuss the “dry” phase of the Seismic Hazards Investigations in Puget Sound (SHIPS) project
* WHO: Scientists from the University of Washington, the U.
September 3, 1999
New clinical research on teenagers with AIDS not only examines how quickly their immune systems recover with combination therapy, but also gives many of them the opportunity to obtain the latest treatment.
Manipulating gene expression levels in rats’ brains can help to understand the causes of clinical depression, according to psychiatric research at Harborview Medical Center.
September 2, 1999
Harvard Medical School authors of Living to 100 to speak at UW School of Nursing lecture and reception
To celebrate the formal opening of the de Tornyay Center on Healthy Aging, the University of Washington School of Nursing will host a lecture and book-signing by the authors of Living to 100: Lessons in Living to Your Maximum Potential at Any Age.
August 27, 1999
Dying patients all have different wishes about end-of-life care ? some fear they will lose control of their lives and that the dying process will be prolonged through technological measures, while others worry that they may lack access to such treatments.
Harborview, in partnership with the Seattle-King County Tuberculosis Clinic, designed an outreach program to enhance the acceptance of TB preventive therapy among Seattle area’s refugees.
August 26, 1999
More freedom to manage their money independently can be an incentive for mentally ill substance abusers to abstain from drugs and alcohol, according to new research at Harborview Medical Center.
August 24, 1999
Wrangell, Alaska, will be the newest family medicine clerkship training site for the University of Washington medical school
Wrangell, Alaska, has been chosen to become the newest family medicine clerkship site for the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Alex Beaudreault of Fairbanks is the recipient of the 500th liver transplant performed at University of Washington Medical Center.
Children’s inability to automatically retrieve building blocks of language, math leads to learning disabilities in reading, writing, arithmetic
BOSTON – For children with learning disabilities success at reading and mathematics isn’t always as easy as learning their ABCs or that two plus two equals four. That’s because some youngsters have difficulty automatically retrieving such basic building blocks as letters, words, numbers and mathematical facts.« Previous Page Next Page »