Increasing access to primary care doctors by just one doctor per 10,000 people results in lower mortality for all causes of death in Washington, according to the report by researchers at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.
The scientists will explore whether variations in brain levels of bacterial fragments can account for life’s sleep/wake and 24-hour cycles, known as circadian rhythms.
WSU study finds that environmental transmission rather than antibiotic use explains the presence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in people, domestic animals and wildlife.
The high-end audio engineer rethought her career choice after 9/11 and that reassessment eventually led Roberts to the PhD program at the Washington State University College of Nursing, where she’s also a research associate.
Unlike some other popular diets, there’s a growing collection of scientific evidence behind intermittent fasting, especially in relation to diabetes and the collection of conditions known as metabolic syndrome.
WSU research shows premature mortality—death occurring before the age of 65—is three to eight times more likely among non‑whites from low‑income neighborhoods compared to more‑affluent whites in Washington.
The researchers are hopeful that their discovery could someday be used to improve treatment outcomes for breast cancer patients.
If not identified before surgery, a rare genetic mutation could result in your dog being exposed to dangerously high levels of anesthetic agents.
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.
WSU researchers are investigating the basic science that can one day lead to ways to improve the human immune system and develop infection-fighting medicines.
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.
A WSU special education technology professor is working with healthcare providers at the hospital to explore how virtual reality can help benefit patients.
Researchers have developed a more accurate method of measuring bisphenol A (BPA) levels in humans and found that exposure to the endocrine-disrupting chemical is far higher than previously assumed.