Dr. Petros Grivas, Associate Professor of Medicine (Oncology) at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is studying blood to look for free-floating bits of DNA that signal whether someone...
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Dr. Kimberly Allison, breast pathology, examines a tissue sample in her office. Credit: Clare McLean
(Downloadable video, script) Dr. Nathaniel Watson talks about how parents can help elementary-age kids and teenagers reset sleep schedules. Children ages 6-12, he said, need nine to 12 hours of...
(Downloadable video and script for broadcasters) Dr. Vishesh Kapur of the UW Medicine Sleep Center sheds light on why you may still be tired despite getting extra sleep this weekend.
A UW Medicine breast cancer expert discusses a recent prominent study indicating that the most common breast cancer is more insidious than previously understood. See related Q&A with Dr. Nancy...
Pamela Becker, a UW professor of medicine (hematology) and a faculty member at the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, and Su-In Lee, UW associate professor of computer sciences and...
Frisco, Texas, resident Steve Murphy, 66, was diagnosed last September with Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare skin cancer he’d never heard of. His grim prognosis: 50 percent chance of surviving 90 days...
With the passage of I-1639, voters have made Washington's gun laws among the strictest in the nation. In part, it raises the legal age to buy a semi-automatic rifle to 21 and requires safe storage of...
If you're traveling for the Apple Cup football game or another Thanksgiving event, physician Beth Ebel offers guidance about getting there safely, with specific tips for people who will take part in...
Interleukin-2 (IL-2) is a molecule that amps up immune cells to fight off infections. While it is effective, the problem with IL-2 is that it causes a lot of toxicity in patients. Researchers at the...