It's hard to see loved ones hurting, but sometimes even well-intentioned remarks can cause more harm for sexual assault survivors. Emily Dworkin, lead author and senior fellow with the Department of...
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...
(Downloadable video and script for broadcasters) Dr. Vishesh Kapur of the UW Medicine Sleep Center sheds light on why you may still be tired despite getting extra sleep this weekend.
Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life. Now, researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle have...
If you are feeling isolated over the holidays, or if you're surrounded by people, here are tips for emotional stability from Dror-Ben Zeev, a UW Medicine professor of psychiatry and behavioral...
(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...
See the related news release. After the invention of an ultrasound device to better detect kidney stones, engineers from the Applied Physics Laboratory at the University of Washington observed that...
It's an unusual approach, but one that Nathan White, an emergency medicine physician at Harborview Medical Center, thinks can make a difference when it comes to trauma. White was practicing Brazilian...
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...
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...