Shingles is a viral infection that can result in a painful rash and, in some cases, lasting nerve damage. A new vaccine will be available soon, and primary-care clinicians are encouraging older...
(Download video) Dr. Anne-Marie E. Amies Oelschlager discusses funding cuts proposed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that would affect 81 organizations nationwide that provide...
One in eight women in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. For women who survive, there’s always concern about the cancer coming back. Scientists at UW Medicine in Seattle are...
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.
Several years ago, during a time of stress, Seattle cabinet maker Michael Barton developed a case of shingles. A sensitive area developed around his armpit and shoulder blade -- on the skin and...
A bill in Washington's Legislature would require private stem-cell clinics to post signage warning prospective clients that the therapy offered therein lacks scientific evidence and FDA approval. The...
Sean Murphy, a physician and scientist at the University of Washington Department of Laboratory Medicine, explains the latest efforts in his lab to develop a malaria vaccine. In mice studies, his...
Measles vaccine legislation is now on Gov. Jay Inslee's desk. He has expressed support for limiting exemptions such as the one in the bill, which would eliminate Washington state parents' ability to...