The researchers are hopeful that their discovery could someday be used to improve treatment outcomes for breast cancer patients.
The five-year $1.59 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will focus on studying how the ovarian steroid hormones estrogen and progesterone affect fertility within the female reproductive tract.
The nurses left for Thailand on New Year’s Day to join Thai colleagues in looking at the unique care provided to cancer patients at a temple there.
College of Medicine scientists have been venturing beyond the lab to become entrepreneurs for their ideas, partnering with private enterprise to generate new products and companies that solve some of health care’s most challenging issues.
The funding will be used in part to help increase the number of women who receive prenatal care during early pregnancy and the number of children who attend preschool in the Micronesian Islander community of Oregon.
Three Northwest universities and a regional health board are collectively working to increase the number of Native Americans practicing health care to decrease health disparities and improve public health.
A new study by WSU scientists shows individuals with chronic sleep‑onset insomnia, who pulled an all‑nighter, performed up to twice as bad on a reaction time task as healthy normal sleepers.
WSU Healthcare professionals tell us some of the gifts they’ve given that can help encourage exercise, sleep, relaxation or self‑care.
From the first class of 37 students, the program has produced over 10,000 graduates with more than 80% staying in Washington after graduation.
The NIH grant totaling $1.9 million supports research led by Jason Gerstner at the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine into how genes influence our need to sleep.