prevention

April 23, 2020

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

October 18, 2019

In light of new data showing increased suicide rates among teens, a UW Medicine psychologist urges prevention awareness.

September 13, 2019

The institute unites basic sciences, clinical research, training and patient care to work to prevent and treat diabetes and its complications.

Dog lying in an alley
July 10, 2019

If you travel abroad, try to avoid stray dogs. Travel-medicine experts say that, although rabies is rare, a bite could expose you to the infection. A bite or scratch requires treatment immediately with a series of vaccines.

picture of an aspirin bottle, from above
January 24, 2019

Research published this week in JAMA reports anew that a daily aspirin, long recommended as a preventive measure against clotting for people with heart ailme

Tissues, cup, glasses on a nightstand
December 31, 2018

Flu season is underway, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The CDC monitors and analyzes several indicators that signal the start of the flu season.  Those criteria were met in the week ending Dec. 15. 

January 24, 2019

New studies challenge conventional wisdom, but the practice is still recommended for some patients. 

picture of a syringe containing flu vaccine
September 19, 2018

After last year’s rough flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and doctors are recommending that people get their flu shots early. Dr.

June 25, 2018

Two diabetes medications that help adults don’t slow progression of type 2 diabetes in youth, researchers report.

March 31, 2018

A UW Medicine research effort to design therapeutic glasses that children can wear to try to prevent myopia is reported in this month's

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