(Downloadable video soundbites and lab b-roll) Scientist David Baker discusses creating proteins custom tailored to specific therapeutic targets. See related story.
A provocative study and accompanying commentary published recently in The Lancet has drawn rebuttals from cardiologists. “I think the conclusions drawn in the Lancet’s editorial are overstated,”...
The UW Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation reports that asthma is the most common chronic respiratory disease worldwide. Ali Mokdad, professor global health, said asthma is an expensive...
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Artist impression of designed mini-protein binders targeting Influenza hemagglutinin to effectively bind and neutralize the virus.
Hopefully, as Valentine’s Day nears, you aren't feeling brokenhearted. Perhaps surprisingly, though, broken heart syndrome is an actual medical condition. It's a form of cardiomyopathy, or a...
In the first week after Oregon Health Sciences University suspended its heart-transplantation program, eight of those patients were transferred to UW Medicine in Seattle. "Our primary commitment is...
Imagine your child going back to school and not being able to enjoy favorite activites, like singing, dancing, or running. That was the reality for 8-year-old Alaya Rogers until she took control of...
Smoke from the wildfires in Canada, Oregon and Eastern Washington blanketed Western Washington this week, and it’s been difficult for Jeremiah Brown, 8, who struggles with asthma, to catch his breath...
During assessment of a hip injury, patient Debbie Davis was found to have a failing aortic valve. But a congenital abnormality made the typical valve-replacement approach risky, and the impending hip...
Less than a year ago, an auto external defibrillator saved 43-year-old Joy Cruz, who had suffered a heart attack while playing soccer. His last memory of that event is that everything in his vision...