The research lays the foundation for the development of potential new treatment strategies that could significantly improve the quality of life of millions of people around the world who suffer from the condition.
Findings from the study—which looked for changes across a span of 25 years—also suggest that fewer Native men are dying from heart-disease-related events, such as heart attacks and strokes.
WSU pharmacy students learned about a career as a specialist in poison information from Erica Liebelt, executive and medical director of the Washington Poison Center and WSU clinical professor.
It uses nanosized particles to transport cell-killing drugs directly to the cells that drive the immune response involved in inflammatory diseases.
WSU is one of four universities in Washington’s Yakima Valley that launched a project about five years ago to give their healthcare students experience in interprofessional education.
The scholarships will support low-to-moderate income nursing students who intend to pursue their nursing careers in Yakima and the Tri-Cities.
The Mukogawa students were guided by CPPS students in the creation of gummy bears. This common practice makes medication more palatable for children.
The upcoming daylong clinic offers vaccinations, immunizations, health screenings and simple treatments to people and pets, all at no cost on the WSU Health Sciences Spokane campus.
Nearly 1,000 stool samples from halfway around the world may show how to reduce the risk of antibiotic resistance in developing countries.
The multidisciplinary team will leverage WSU’s Extension system to provide training to rural communities to help them prevent and treat opioid addiction.
An Othello farmer’s gift funds the new non-profit’s mobile health care unit, which will serve rural and underserved areas statewide.
The collaboration means students can remain in Yakima throughout their schooling, first at Yakima Valley College, then at WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Students would first learn about keeping people healthy before moving on to treating illness under the proposed change, which has been approved by the faculty governance organization and now must be considered by the Faculty Senate.
The future of the campus includes a virtual hospital and an expanded capacity to conduct clinical research in further serving the Pacific Northwest region’s health needs.
The WSU College of Medicine is the first medical school in the nation to adopt the innovative program that verifies CPR competence and improves performance and delivery.
Native populations in the U.S. experience more risk factors than the general population, but are largely underrepresented in research. Now, a WSU research team is trying to change that.
The conference, held in North America for just the second time in 50 years, includes a strong presence from the WSU Sleep and Performance Research Center, as well as scientists worldwide.