March 20, 2018

An experimental male oral contraceptive—called dimethandrolone undecanoate, or DMAU—combines activity of an androgen (male hormone) like testosterone, and a progestin.

picture of Dr. Stephanie Page
March 19, 2018

Initial study results that show promise for a new birth control pill for men were presented March 18 by Dr. Stephanie Page, professor of medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine.

March 16, 2018

A report on archaic DNA in the genomes of modern people, published March 15 in Cell, expands the understanding of human origins. 

March 14, 2018

In thousands of single cells from embryos, both cell type and developmental stage can be deduced from measurements of chromatin accessibility.

March 13, 2018

The prognosis isn't good for a newborn diagnosed for hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).  HIE occurs when too little oxygen is going to the brain and other vital organs at or near time of birth. 

March 9, 2018

Not one African country is on track to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030, according to new data released late last month from the UW Institute for Health

girl with asthma
March 5, 2018

The UW Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation reports that asthma is the most common chronic respiratory disease worldwide.

March 8, 2018

The old bromide “you are what you eat,” is true, but not quite the way nutritionists first thought.

March 1, 2018

In the living world, transmembrane proteins are found embedded in the membrane of all cells and cellular organelles. They are essential for them to function normally.

February 28, 2018

Exceptionally detailed maps of child growth and education across Africa suggest that no single country is set to end childhood malnutrition by 2030.


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