Kidneys-on-a-chip that rocketed to the International Space Station in May returned via a Pacific Ocean splashdown June 3 in the same Dragon capsule. The devices, part of Tissue Chips in Space, are...
Having trouble sleeping? If you use your phone around your bedtime, that could be why. Electronic devices emit blue light. It's part of any bright, white light, like the sun. Ashley McCain, a UW...
Unrelated to alcohol, sugar consumption is the root of most liver transplants in young Americans, a recent study shows. Dr. Judy Chen of UW Medicine's Weight Loss Management Center, talks about...
(Downloadable video and broadcast script). Dr. Jorge Reyes describes a clinical trial of a new device for transporting donor livers between recovery and transplant, and potential upsides if 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...
Adults forget the value of laughter, says Tita Begashaw. "Adults laugh about 30 times a day, children 300 times a day. Go back! Act like a child!" Begashaw exhorts co-workers and patients at her...
If you are feeling isolated over the holidays, or if you're surrounded by people, here are tips for emotional stability from Dror-Ben Zeev, a UW Medicine professor of psychiatry and behavioral...
With the season of giving upon us, this is a story about a baby, a miracle and the gift of life from a member of the Army’s special forces who gave part of his liver to his nephew, which saved his...
A lab takes human stem cells and helps them develop into kidney structures, which can be tested for response to therapeutics that might subsequently help people manage chronic kidney diseases. See...
Patient Paul Hamilton discusses his recovery after transplant surgery involving a "liver in a box" device.