Maybe one in 9 people – or 15 percent of the people using opioids -- do well long-term because of their pain issue, says Dr. David Tauben, head of the Center for Pain Relief at UW Medicine. Tauben...
(Downloadable video soundbites and lab b-roll) Scientist David Baker discusses creating proteins custom tailored to specific therapeutic targets. See related story.
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.
Airline crews have complained for years about memory loss, headaches and tremors. UW Medicine scientist Clement Furlong is developing a blood test to detect whether a person has been exposed to...
Dr. Coralynn Sack, a UW Medicine physician specializing in lung problems, talks to reporters Aug. 20, 2018, about health effects of the smoky air over the region. Sack is an acting assistant ...
Smoke is in the air from Oregon wildfires. Whether the smoke arrives in Puget Sound from Oregon or somewhere else, people should be aware when unhealthful pollution is in the air and they should do...
See the related news release. After the invention of an ultrasound device to better detect kidney stones, engineers from the Applied Physics Laboratory at the University of Washington observed that...
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...
After last year’s rough flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and doctors are recommending that people get their flu shots early. Dr. John Lynch, medical director of infection control at...
It's an unusual approach, but one that Nathan White, an emergency medicine physician at Harborview Medical Center, thinks can make a difference when it comes to trauma. White was practicing Brazilian...