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May 27, 1997

Enzymes targeted as key to understanding of drug interactions

Prevention of drug interactions, say researchers at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy, lies in learning how the human body processes each drug. The school has recently established a formal Program in Drug Interactions, tapping the expertise of 22 faculty members believed to be the largest group of experts in the world on drug interactions.

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Greenhouse warming puzzle deepens with finding that the main consitutent of atmospheric particles is carbon, not sulfate

The concept is known as the “sulfate paradigm.” Or to put it simply, the idea that industrial pollution in the atmosphere may actually keep the global temperature from soaring.

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May 22, 1997

1997 graduating medical students honor four teachers

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

The 1997 graduating medical school class at the University of Washington School of Medicine has selected four faculty members to honor. Dr. Mindy Cooper, Dr. Douglas Paauw and Dr. Nicholas Ward were named distinguished teachers.

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State approves agreement between UW Academic Medical Center and Northwest Hospital for first of joint clinical programs

The state Department of Health has granted a certificate of need to University of Washington Medical Center and Northwest Hospital, approving an application filed last summer to develop a collaborative cardiac care program

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May 20, 1997

Brain attack flyer available at Western Washington drug stores

More than 500,000 Americans each year may suddenly experience numbness or muscular weakness, lose the ability to speak, and have difficulty seeing. These frightening symptoms are common to stroke, the number-one cause of adult disability in the United States and at least 150,000 deaths each year.

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Vitamin supplements may help asthmatics cope with air pollution

Vitamin supplements may help asthmatics cope with air pollution

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May 19, 1997

UW system helps improve Java security on Microsoft, Sun web browsers

A system for running Java programs that is more secure than those found in commercial World Wide Web browsers has been developed by computer scientists at the University of Washington.

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May 16, 1997

How are we going to teach safe behavior if parents are afraid to talk to their children about sex?

When it comes to talking to their teenagers about sex, health and condoms, mum’s the word for most American parents.

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May 15, 1997

Professor brings health care research center to the UW

The University of Washington will receive a new resource in health care management and organization research with relocation of the Center for Health Management Research — a cooperative industry / university research center.

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Whimsical worms and local TV weathercaster among hosts on UW’s CD-ROM “The Sound”

News and Information

A CD-ROM created at the University of Washington mixes quirkiness with the very latest information about Puget Sound.

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