When it comes to preventing pregnancy, women have a multitude of choices. There are diaphragms and sponges; cervical caps and female condoms; spermicidal gels, foams, films, creams, and suppositories...
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will test whether using a "smart" water bottle will cause people to drink more water, therefore go to the bathroom, and cause fewer recurrences of kidney...
Do you really need to drink two-and-half gallons a day, like the New England Patriots' quarterback says he does on football Sundays? GQ asked experts, including Dr. Jonathan Harper of UW Medicine.
Researchers are working on the vexing problem of a virus that shape shifts from one year to the next. UW Medicine research at the Fuller Lab into a “universal” flu vaccine uses a cutting-edge...
An experimental male oral contraceptive—called dimethandrolone undecanoate, or DMAU—combines activity of an androgen (male hormone) like testosterone, and a progestin. Like the pill for women, it is...
"Even if the flu vaccine works only half the time, it still means that you can protect half the kids in your family or your classroom,” Dr. Fred Rivara, professor of pediatrics at the UW School of...
(Downloadable video soundbites and lab b-roll) Scientist David Baker discusses creating proteins custom tailored to specific therapeutic targets. See related story.
(Downloadable video) Researchers, coaches and trainers involved in the new study of young football players discuss the goals. The study is being jointly conducted by Seattle Children's Research...
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.
Initial study results that show promise for a new birth control pill for men were presented March 18 by Dr. Stephanie Page, professor of medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. She...