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.
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.
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.
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.
During the holidays, it’s always tempting to slide a chunk of turkey or two off your plate to a furry friend, but even in the giving season, it may do more harm than good.
Elk S19, otherwise known as Salix, is the first elk calf acquired by Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine for its Elk Hoof Disease Research Program.
Promoting healthcare strategies that provide treatment to both human and animal populations simultaneously can save money and participant time.
Among the faculty at the WSU College of Nursing are two experts on police use of force, implicit bias, and the effect of fatigue and shift work on law enforcement officers.
Wrinkles on the skin of a microscopic worm might provide the key to a longer, healthier life for humans.