Less than one in four pregnant women in the U.S. are vaccinated against COVID-19, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A new UW Medicine study hopes to quell...
The rate of pregnant patients who die from COVID-19 infection is 13 times higher than that of those in the same age group. Dr. Kristina Adams Waldorf, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the...
"What if we could build a remote control for cells?" That was the wild idea Kelly Stevens and Daniel Corbett had. Stevens, assistant professor of bioengineering and laboratory medicine and pathology...
A study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology found that COVID-19 infections severely affect pregnant women with existing health challenges. Dr. Kristina Adams Waldorf,...
Much is still unknown about the virus that causes COVID-19. Dr. Kristina Adams Waldorf, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at University of Washington School of Medicine, shifted her lab's focus...
Open surgery has long been the convention for treating aortic stenosis, a potentially lethal condition in which a failing aortic valve reduces blood flow from the heart. But TAVR, or transcatheter...
It's scary to think about, but an infection during pregnancy, whether the flu or a urinary tract infection, appears to increase a child's risk of being diagnosed with depression or autism. ...
It's the question many ask: Is there a safe amount to drink during pregnancy? A new study published in Advances in Pediatric Research suggests the answer is no. Susan Astley Hemingway, professor of...
Your genes could help lead to better care for a patient in the future. The All of Us Research Program is gathering data from people of all walks of life and backgrounds to create a national medical...
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Researcher works in the genome sequencing lab of Debbie Nickerson. Credit: Clare McLean