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Volume 8, Number 4Space holderJanuary 30, 2004

Long-Term Study Looks at Diabetes and Weight Loss

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A study at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle, in collaboration with the UW, is looking at the long-term effects on cardiovascular disease when people with diabetes lose weight. (Full story)

Fields Appointed to Advisory Council for General Medical Sciences

Protein biologist Stanley Fields was appointed to the National Advisory General Medical Sciences Council by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson on Jan. 22. (Full Story)

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Leads to Osteoporosis

Hormone therapy used in the treatment of prostate cancer can lead to severe bone loss in men, according to the report of an October 2002 research summit. The report will be published in the March 1 issue of the journal Cancer. (Full Story)

Associate Dean Leaving UW to Start Medical School in Ontario

Dan Hunt, associate dean for academic affairs, is leaving the UW School of Medicine to become dean of a newly created medical school in Ontario, Canada. (Full Story)

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