Nearsightedness, or myopia, affects billions of people worldwide. Jay Neitz, professor of ophthalmology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, explains that this is a byproduct of the...
Last August, Kepu Savou, 29, thought he had a cold until he continued to get worse, suffering from fatigue and shortness of breath. Doctors found the Des Moines, Wash. man had heart failure. He was...
Researchers said the wavelengths at sunrise and sunset have the biggest impact to brain centers that regulate our circadian clock and our mood and alertness. Their study was published Feb. 20 in...
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Dr. Paul Ramsey, CEO of UW Medicine, and executive vice president for medical affairs and dean of the UW School of Medicine, University of Washington.
A new National Institutes of Health report outlines how expanding research on mitochondria could result in new ways of treating heart failure. The latest research shows that this organelle plays more...
Having trouble sleeping? If you use your phone around your bedtime, that could be why. Electronic devices emit blue light. It's part of any bright, white light, like the sun. Ashley McCain, a UW...
Kidneys-on-a-chip that rocketed to the International Space Station in May returned via a Pacific Ocean splashdown June 3 in the same Dragon capsule. The devices, part of Tissue Chips in Space, are...
A UW School of Pharmacy and UW Medicine research project is being sent into space with the hope that the tests will provide answers to how the kidney is injured and how it can be repaired. They're...
The Karalis Johnson Retina Center opened at UW Medicine’s South Lake Union campus in 5,000-plus square feet of space. Angie Karalis Johnson is the widow of Dr. Roger H. Johnson, a clinical professor...
Cosmetic contact lenses that make your eyes seem to be a different color or add another visual effect are growing in popularity for Halloween costumes. Nonetheless, if you haven't talked to an eye...