The solution to insomnia may be easier and safer than sleep medications, which can have serious side effects including addiction, daytime sleepiness, depression, memory loss.
WSU researchers examine effects of cannabis use during pregnancy.
Andra Davis, assistant professor at WSU College of Nursing in Vancouver, seeks to measure nursing students’ understanding of palliative care.
Star-shaped brain cells called astrocytes appear to play an essential role in sleep, scientists with the WSU Sleep and Performance Research Center are finding.
Leroy Hood, co‑founder of the Institute for Systems Biology, will give a presentation titled “Systems Medicine, Personalized Health Care and Community Health.”
Greater emphasis on focused therapy and walk‑in counseling, along with the availability of an after-hours crisis support hotline, has helped reduce wait lists even as student need continues growing.
Funding for the new Native Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Resource Center in Minority Aging comes from a $2.8 million five‑year grant from the National Institute on Aging.
Project aims to shift long-term care of mental illness away from Washington’s two state hospitals into smaller regional facilities.
Initial accreditation allows the college to begin developing and sponsoring residency and fellowship training programs.
In many global regions, when a cow or sheep gets sick, it can severely affect a farm family’s herd, human health, education and finances for years.
New research suggests that even a small exposure to cocaine can fundamentally alter a delicate molecular net that surrounds brain cells associated with addiction.
Get your flu shot early, says Cougar Health Services, because it will take up to two weeks for antibodies to develop.
A College of Nursing graduate student has helped bring the first needle-exchange program to Grant County, Washington.
Researchers have developed an implantable, biofuel-powered sensor that runs on sugar and can monitor a body’s biological signals.
National Institutes of Health awards WSU a $1.2 million, five-year grant to increase rural Washington students entering biomedical careers.
The discovery marks a new way to fight sepsis, a systemic inflammatory response that can cause organ failure.
A foundation created by a thrifty farmer in Grant County is making charitable gifts to both the WSU College of Nursing in Yakima and the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in Spokane.