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...
For more than 100 years, researchers have been looking at blood smears through a microscope to diagnose malaria. A new biomarker test for malaria infection, developed by UW Medicine reseachers and...
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...
Many researchers realize that mice and rats are social and chatty. They spend all day talking to each other, but what are they really saying? Not only are many rodent vocalizations unable to be...
Sean Murphy, a physician and scientist at the University of Washington Department of Laboratory Medicine, explains the latest efforts in his lab to develop a malaria vaccine. In mice studies, his...
One in eight women in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. For women who survive, there’s always concern about the cancer coming back. Scientists at UW Medicine in Seattle are...
Deborah Fuller, a professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, talks about her research into creating a universal flu vaccine.