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...
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. ...
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Lisa Brandenburg is president of UW Medicine Hospitals and Clinics in Seattle.
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...
The UW Medicine Virology Lab went live with testing patient samples on Tuesday, March 3. Its scientists anticipate ramping up to be able to test 1,000 to 1,500 samples per day by the end of the week...
Alex Greninger and Keith Jerome answer journalists' questions at a March 4 news conference at UW Medicine's Virology Lab. The lab had gone live the day before with testing actual patient samples....
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,...
The UW Medicine Virology Lab is now conducting clinical blood tests to check for past infections of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The test looks for the presence of an antibody, called...
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...
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...