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Concussions are common among middle-school girls who play soccer, and most continue to play with symptoms, according to a study by John W. O’ Kane, M.D., of the University of Washington Sports Medicine Clinic, Seattle, and colleagues.

Preclinical studies show that gene therapy can improve muscle strength in small- and large-animal models of a fatal congenital childhood dis

Evaluating war’s toll on a besieged nation is extraordinarily complex. Doing so without funding from an outside agency or organization makes such an evaluation even harder to pull off.
 

All parents want what’s best for their children.

Qingcheng Mao and Jashvant Unadkat, faculty members of the School of Pharmacy, recently learned that a 2005 article they published in the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Journal is one of the 10 most-cited artic

The percentage of the global population that smokes every day has decreased, but the number of cigarette smokers worldwide has increased due to population growth, according to new research from UW's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.

UW co-authored a study of 26 families. At 2 years old; children who had heard baby talk in mostly one-on-one contexts had vocabularies more than twice as large, on average, than children whose parents had used less baby talk.

Scientists have discovered a second code hiding within DNA. This second code contains information that changes how scientists read the instructions contained in DNA and interpret mutations to make sense of health and disease.

After suffering a traumatic injury, many people are concerned about more than their physical well-being.

The University of Washington’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences will soon have a greatly increased role in government efforts to improve children’s behavioral health and child welfare.
 

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