More than 3 in 10 people suffered disrupted or disturbed sleep at some point during the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research on the sleep habits of 493,000 people across 49...
A clinical trial is underway to test whether psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy can help front-line clinicians who have developed depression and anxiety amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Psilocybin is a...
Patients in need of cataract surgery also see their risk for developing dementia drop by 30% after undergoing the operation, according to new research published today in JAMA Internal Medicine. “We...
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...
As we recover from the effects of daylight-saving time, some may take a melatonin supplement at supper to help with sleep. Melatonin is a hormone that your pineal gland, part of your circadian clock...