A common treatment for sleep apnea, continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, may be associated with the suppression of cancer-related genes.
UW Medical Center has joined a list of U.S. early-adopter hospitals committing to serve only antibiotic-free pork and poultry.
A group of University of Washington scientists is seeking broad, versatile countermeasures effective against several different kinds of viruses and other pathogens.
Autism spectrum disorders are roughly five times more common in boys than girls. A new study lends support to the so-called
Since the discovery of human embryonic stem cells, scientists have had high hopes for their use to treat a wide variety of diseases.
Preclinical studies show that gene therapy can improve muscle strength in small- and large-animal models of a fatal congenital childhood dis
Evaluating war’s toll on a besieged nation is extraordinarily complex. Doing so without funding from an outside agency or organization makes such an evaluation even harder to pull off.
All parents want what’s best for their children.
The percentage of the global population that smokes every day has decreased, but the number of cigarette smokers worldwide has increased due to population growth, according to new research from UW's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.