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May 27, 1999

Dr. Andrew Ziskind named associate dean for clinical affairs and UW associate vice president for clinical specialty programs

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Dr. Paul G. Ramsey, vice president for medical affairs and dean of the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, has named Dr. Andrew A. Ziskind associate dean for clinical affairs and associate vice president for clinical specialty programs.

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May 25, 1999

Expanded University of Washington faculty field tour to introduce new professors to people, places and problems around the state

The University of Washington’s successful 1998 faculty field tour has been expanded to cover more of the state this year. President Richard L. McCormick will lead 30 new professors and librarians from the UW’s Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma campuses on an 1,100-mile, five-day bus trip to learn about the people, places, passions and problems of their home state.

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Randomized contolled study shows neostigmine is an effective treatment for acute colonic pseudo-obstruction

Researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine have performed the first randomized controlled clinical trial showing that a painful and even life-threatening bowel condition called acute colonic pseudo-obstruction can be effectively treated with intravenous neostigmine.

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May 24, 1999

UW studying new therapy using heat to manage pressure ulcers

Clinical studies are underway at the University of Washington to determine the effectiveness of heat therapy to manage pressure ulcers (bed sores).

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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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