The medication ivermectin is FDA-approved to treat parasitic infections and some skin conditions, but not COVID-19. Some are seeking out a highly concentrated and potentially dangerous animal form, which has triggered a rise in poison control calls during the pandemic.
September 13, 2021

Some Americans are turning to a medication approved to treat parasitic infections and skin conditions as an answer against COVID-19, despite the lack of data supporting ivermectin's use against the novel coronavirus. That’s why the U.S.

COVID-19 vaccines are distributed through the UW Medicine care network.
August 23, 2021

A COVID-19 vaccine originally authorized for emergency use in the United States reached a milestone today, with the Food and Drug A

Mosquito on someones arm
July 17, 2019

For more than 100 years, researchers have been looking at blood smears through a microscope to diagnose malaria.

May 20, 2019

Recent news has given the impression that all such use is unhealthy or outlawed. It's not. 

January 25, 2019

The FDA is taking comment on which products should be able to call themselves the four-letter word.

Milk poured into a glass
January 25, 2019

If you've been in the grocery store recently, you may have noticed that the aisle of non-dairy beverages continues to grow, with soy milk, almond milk, and even pea milk and oat milk.

October 19, 2018

The FDA approved making Gardasil 9, the vaccine to protect against human papillomavirus, available to women and men

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a statement April 17 that discourages surgeons from performing a common gynecological procedure because it poses a risk of spreading undetected cancerous tissues.

Since the discovery of human embryonic stem cells, scientists have had high hopes for their use to treat a wide variety of diseases.

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