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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Public health efforts to encourage sun-protection behaviors may be gaining traction, say UW Medicine and Fred Hutch researchers.

News Releases

Sketch of human head and puzzle piece
November 12, 2019

Key Alzheimer’s gene acts differently in non-Europeans

Study has implications for the use of personalized genetic risk in populations with diverse ancestries.

picture of a hand holding vitamin D and fish oil capsules
November 8, 2019

Supplements don’t preserve kidney health in Type 2 diabetes

Vitamin D and fish oil don’t prevent loss of kidney function in adults with type 2 diabetes, a clinical study shows.

Histological slide of the human herpesvirus-6 showing infected cells
November 4, 2019

Genes from ‘fossil’ virus in human DNA found to be active

Inserted in the human genome thousands of years ago, the genes can produce viral proteins without activating the whole virus.