If you have ulcerative colitis (UC), chances are you’ve heard of (and may even use) probiotics. But you may not have heard of probiotics' counterpart, prebiotics.
Certain species of the gut microbiome seem to borrow a page from mercenaries in feudal Japan in their quest for supremacy. A study in Cell Host & Microbe shows that strains from the group...
The National Institutes of Health today announced $15 million in funding for development of 3-D tissue models, among them a University of Washington effort to study the effects of drugs on kidney "...
UW Medicine researchers recently lead a successful effort to create "designer" stem cells that might lead to advances in cancer and aging, they say. In a paper published in the journal PNAS, the ...
If you plan on watching the total solar eclipse on August 21, you are not alone: An estimated 1 million people (including me) will flock to Oregon, not to mention the crowds heading this weekend to ...
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Dr. Rebecca Peterson hernia surgery at UW Medical Center – Northwest Credit: Clare McLean