prevention

April 11, 2022

A one-shot vaccine schedule could contribute greatly to the elimination of cervical cancer worldwide, researchers say.

March 26, 2022

Paper in The Lancet offers guidance to help low- and middle-income countries cut early mortality from non-communicable diseases.

June 24, 2021

The study has started screenings and enrollment in the United States; screening in Africa will begin in June.

map of COVID-19 infections in Washington state
June 2, 2021

A UW Medicine study is underway to try to characterize the level and spread of COVID-19 across Washington state. The goal is to undersand who has been infected and which population areas have been hardest-hit.

June 1, 2021

Dermatologists find poor representation of Black populations and other people of color in books that would educate kids about sun protection.

picture of Lisa Brandenburg
March 3, 2021

"We currently have approximately 20 COVID-positive patients in our four hospital campus system.

Doctor examining pregnant womans stomach
July 16, 2020

Pregnant women, especially in their last trimester, need to be very guarded to avoid contracting COVID-19, according to new statewide data collected by a group of obstetricians across several hospital systems in Washington.

July 1, 2020

A national partnership, funded by the NIH, will evaluate the use of genomic information in the health care of diverse participants

April 6, 2020

The results of a Seattle study of how a retirement living facility averted a COVID-19 outbreak have implications for public health practice.

April 23, 2020

Artificial intelligence cuts diagnostic times from hours to minutes; imaging researchers see vast opportunities.

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