Research & Innovation

  • Understanding the benefits and risks of hormone therapy

    Understanding the benefits and risks of hormone therapy

    Research now shows hormone therapy is a safe and effective treatment during menopause. A women’s health expert at Swedish outlines its benefits and risks.

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  • Radiopharmaceutical therapy offers transformative, personalized treatment for patients with prostate cancer

    Radiopharmaceutical therapy offers transformative, personalized treatment for patients with prostate cancer

    Swedish’s program, led by dedicated teams, has been recognized a radiopharmaceutical therapy center of excellence.

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  • Understanding atrial fibrillation, or AFib

    Understanding atrial fibrillation, or AFib

    A cardiologist outlines atrial fibrillation, or AFib, and explains why more people under 65 are being diagnosed with this common heart rhythm disorder.

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  • There's a new treatment for urinary tract infections. What should you know?

    There's a new treatment for urinary tract infections. What should you know?

    The antibiotic, pivmecillinam, has been used in Europe for over four decades as the primary treatment for uncomplicated UTIs.

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  • New breast cancer screening guidelines: what you need to know

    New breast cancer screening guidelines: what you need to know

    With a rising incidence of breast cancer in young women, the new guidelines recommend screenings begin at age 40.

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  • Heart experts perform surgery for seminar audience

    Heart experts perform surgery for seminar audience

    A team of cardiovascular experts at Swedish performed heart surgery at the annual CRT educational forum, sharing expertise with an international audience.

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  • New Parkinson’s disease test can help refine treatments and support more efficient research

    New Parkinson’s disease test can help refine treatments and support more efficient research

    Swedish is part of a trial that has shown significant promise for the early diagnosis of Parkinson’s.

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  • Angiosarcoma rates are rising. A new study reveals implications for breast cancer care and research.

    Angiosarcoma rates are rising. A new study reveals implications for breast cancer care and research.

    The study, co-authored by three Swedish oncology experts, found a marked increase in angiosarcoma among women previously treated for cancer.

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  • Providence Swedish team successfully implants first-of-its-kind device for heart valve repair

    Providence Swedish team successfully implants first-of-its-kind device for heart valve repair

    The procedure using the new TriClip to repair a leaky tricuspid valve was also a first in the Pacific Northwest.

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  • Swedish is a leader in innovative solutions for spinal pain

    Swedish is a leader in innovative solutions for spinal pain

    Swedish is one of only a few U.S. centers involved in trials designed to prove the safety of a new artificial disc for degenerative disc disease patients.

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  • Swedish is home to some of the country's most advanced surgical techniques

    Swedish is home to some of the country's most advanced surgical techniques

    Surgical experts at Swedish are saving lives with procedures and technology that not too long ago would have been considered impossible. Learn more.

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  • New training simulator supports ECMO excellence at Swedish

    New training simulator supports ECMO excellence at Swedish

    A Swedish Foundation-funded device offers realistic patient scenarios for advanced cardiac care team training.

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  • Swedish is the first Washington State hospital to offer groundbreaking ALS treatment

    Swedish is the first Washington State hospital to offer groundbreaking ALS treatment

    Tofersen, a new drug, is the first gene therapy for a familial form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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  • Clinical research expands treatment for heart valve disease

    Clinical research expands treatment for heart valve disease

    An expert at Swedish explains how recently released results from three clinical studies are bringing new hope to people with heart valve disease.

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  • Providence Swedish experts in the media

    Providence Swedish experts in the media

    Your one-stop shop for some of the latest health news featuring Swedish experts.

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  • Upcoming studies give hope to people with lupus and MS

    Upcoming studies give hope to people with lupus and MS

    Groundbreaking research designed to assess the effectiveness of CAR-T cell therapy on lupus and multiple sclerosis is in the early stages at Swedish.

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  • Newly approved drug is a major advancement for patients with ulcerative colitis

    Newly approved drug is a major advancement for patients with ulcerative colitis

    Michael Chiorean, M.D., co-director of the IBD Center at Swedish, was an investigator in the study that helped win approval for the new medication.

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  • Wish you could get rid of your COVID-19 symptoms sooner? Be part of a new study.

    Wish you could get rid of your COVID-19 symptoms sooner? Be part of a new study.

    The OakTree study is looking at a new COVID-19 drug to see if it can shorten the time you have symptoms. Learn more about participating.

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  • TeamBirth maternity program launches at Providence Swedish

    TeamBirth maternity program launches at Providence Swedish

    The initiative, a joint venture with the Washington State Hospital Association and others, seeks to ensure shared decision-making processes between birthing parents and clinicians.

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  • Swedish implements use of device that more quickly stops postpartum hemorrhage

    Swedish implements use of device that more quickly stops postpartum hemorrhage

    The Jada System provides immediate intervention for the dangerous condition, allowing more bonding time for birthing parent and baby.

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