(Downloadable video, b-roll of John Scott and cellular images, and broadcast script) Dr. John D. Scott discusses research results reported in the journal Science that overturn long-held views on a...
Alzheimer’s is a slow-progressing disease that can be latent for 15 years before developing into cognitive impairment and dementia. And evidence suggests that healthy behaviors can delay the...
A recent PLOS One study of 10,000 schoolchildren in India shows that children who spend seven hours a week on screens triple their risk of myopia or nearsightedness -- not being able to see far away...
Deborah Fuller, a professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, talks about her research into creating a universal flu vaccine.
UW Medicine genome scientist Jay Shendure describes precision medicine -- that is, the idea that cell-based research might revolutionize medical care, yielding therapies personalized to individual...
(Downloadable video) The Allen Institute for Brain Science has added the first data from human nerve cells to the Allen Cell Types Database, a publicly available tool for researchers to explore and...
Jesse Fann, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is the lead author of a paper in Lancet Psychiatry, "Long-term risk of dementia among...
Higher concentrations of carbon dioxide are associated with reductions in protein, iron, zinc and four key B vitamins, according to a new field study showing, for the first time, that rice grown at...
Dr. Cecilia Lee, assistant professor of opthalmology with the University of Washington School of Medicine, is lead author of a study published Aug. 8 in Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the...
Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor announced Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with “the beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer’s.” Currently no cure exists for the slow-...