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...
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...
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Lisa Brandenburg is president of UW Medicine Hospitals and Clinics in Seattle.
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...
Surgical oncologist Venu G. Pillarisetty talks about why resting before surgery is the worst thing you can do. Dr. Pillarisetty is senior author of study published in PLOS One finds that finds...
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Several UW Medicine labs are located in the South Lake Union neighborhood in central Seattle. Credit: Clare McLean