Handwashing is the best way to avoid bacteria and viruses at the airport or on a plane.
The scientists will be honored at the American Association for the Advancement of Science national meeting February in Seattle.
Genome sciences team creates curriculum that makes information personal to youths. It's being tested in 50 classrooms.
Mental-health researchers examine which factors influence policymakers’ decisions to support treatments that showed success in trials.
Several new initiatives gain momentum, including help for pregnant moms, establishing mental health officers and preventing youth suicides.
Greater integration of midwives into U.S. hospitals' maternity services could help reduce interventions in labor, a study showed.
“Disparities for endometrial cancer (mortality) don’t exist in a vacuum,” Dr. Kemi Doll said. “They exist in the entire spectrum of quality of care for black women."
Researchers aim to develop technology that alerts clinicians when their verbal and nonverbal cues affect interactions with patients.
In light of new data showing increased suicide rates among teens, a UW Medicine psychologist urges prevention awareness.
In seeking ways to protect babies and moms, researchers will explore immune responses, role of the placenta, potential therapeutics and other areas