Every 15 seconds, someone in the United States sustains a traumatic brain injury resulting from external forces such as a car crash or a fall. Every five minutes, a person is disabled as a result.
Keeping kids in a dark room, or "cocoon therapy," after a concussion is no longer what's recommended due to research that shows it can actually prolong concussion symptoms.
Researchers studying Alzheimer’s disease have created an approach to classify those patients, a finding that may be a path to personalized treatments.
Many researchers realize that mice and rats are social and chatty. They spend all day talking to each other, but what are they really saying?
A billion people suffer from migraines worldwide – over 30 million in the U.S. alone. These debilitating headaches can cause nausea, vomiting and light sensitivity. In this video, UW Medicine Dr.
Researchers are working on the vexing problem of a virus that shape shifts from one year to the next.
“What we found was significant reduction in craving-related brain activity after they completed the treatment,” UW Medicine Radiology and Engineering scientist Hunter Hoffman said.
Dr. Jay Shendure, a UW Medicine genticist, and his colleagues have just published a report outlining a new way to take a cell census, rather than counting them one at a time under a microscope, which needless to say is slow and tedious.
Textbook diagrams of cells show a cursory membrane, nucleus and mitochondria. They have never adequately conveyed cells' variation and complexity.
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