One idea for treating disease is to be able to program cells. Now, a major advance in synthetic biology allows for that kind of control that hasn't been seen before. The Institute for Protein Design...
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...
Seattle-area as parents found that, even with a doctor’s prescription, EpiPens were difficult or impossible to purchase in south King County just before the school year’s start. Local pharmacies that...
Surgical oncologist Venu G. Pillarisetty talks about why resting before surgery is the worst thing you can do. Dr. Pillarisetty is senior author of study published in PLOS One finds that finds...
Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3D printing replacement organs. It's a breakthrough technique for bioprinting tissues with exquisitely entangled vascular networks that mimic...
As lawmakers in a number of states including Massachusetts and Illinois discuss age restrictions for tackle football, researchers just published a survey with parents' views on the topic. Sara...
Finding medical care shouldn't be difficult, especially for a life-threatening disorder, but it can be for people living with hydrocephalus. Mary Conyard was diagnosed at 4 months old with the...
You don't think it could happen to you, but the stories in the news show it can. Nearly 40 children die every year from being left in a parked car, and a majority of them are parents just forgetting...
Failing to keep an eye out at the pool, lake or ocean can be deadly. In 2018, Germany saw 300 drowning deaths and a lifeguard group linked this issue to parents distracted by their cell phones....
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Lisa Brandenburg is president of UW Medicine Hospitals and Clinics in Seattle.