'Alzheimer's, like breast cancer, is not one disease,' says UW Medicine dementia expert Shubhabrata Mukherjee.
Screening of healthy adults for genes that might heighten disease risk must be pursued cautiously, concludes a U.S. panel whose authors include a UW bioethicist.
Couples to enroll in yearlong study of pregnancy prevention; UW School of Medicine is one of 3 U.S. clinical sites.
Children living with an adult gun owner who misuses alcohol are at increased risk of self-harm and interpersonal violence.
Findings point to possibility of new 'anti-evolution drugs' to keep hard-to-treat pathogens from arising.
A class of drugs called angiotensin-II receptor blockers was associated with benefit for black women and white women and men.
The advance paves the way for building entirely novel, custom-designed antibodies, enzymes and other biologically active proteins.
By clustering patients based on blood levels of select biomarkers, researchers learned who is likelier to benefit from a specific therapy.
Toxin Tre1 attacks competing bacteria by a mechanism similar to the way pertussis, cholera and diphtheria toxins target people.
Brushing and toothpaste can't dispel cavity-causing bacteria, despite advertising claims going back more than 100 years.