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...
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 study presented at a 2018 meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology looked at reasons why HPV vaccination rates differ between boys and girls, even though the Centers for Disease Control...
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...
It's still flu season, and Washington state is also now facing a measles outbreak. Kristina Adams Waldorf, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Washington School of Medicine,...
If you have measles, you can transmit it to someone before you show any symptoms. That's why doctors are urging people to get vaccinated: to protect not only themselves but others, too. Children...
Washington state is under a state of emergency as there are 35 reported cases of measles as of Jan. 27. Most of those identified cases involve children, 30 of whom were not immunized against the...
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...