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...
(Downloadable video, script) Philippe Hujoel, a University of Washington professor of dentistry, describes an unexpected study finding: Individuals with a slender lower face are about 25 percent ...
A lab takes human stem cells and helps them develop into kidney structures, which can be tested for response to therapeutics that might subsequently help people manage chronic kidney diseases. See...
(Downloadable video) The Allen Institute for Brain Science has added the first data from human nerve cells to the Allen Cell Types Database, a publicly available tool for researchers to explore and...
March is Colorectal Cancer Month. In these video soundbites, Dr. Erin O. Lange, a UW Medicine colorectal surgeon, talks about symptoms to watch for, no matter your age.
Andrew Gregory thought his gut pain was the flu, or maybe an ulcer. But it wasn’t enough for the Colorado businessman to seek a medical opinion – even after he had lost 40 pounds. “I was your...
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Every 15 seconds, someone in the United States sustains a traumatic brain injury resulting from external forces such as a car crash or a fall. Every five minutes, a person is disabled as a result. Dr...
Strokes usually occur in people over 65, but recent headlines about Luke Perry and John Singleton show they can occur much earlier. That's something one Western Washington man knows. About halfway...
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...