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Seattle Seahawks Chris Davis and UW athletes will speak at UW School of Dentistry mouthguard event

Four faculty members in the University of Washington’s Department of Electrical Engineering have been elected fellows of in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, bringing the total number of IEEE fellows in the department to 22.

Concerned parents need to understand risks without vaccines

Parents have a lot of legitimate worries confronting them every day.

Panic attacks:therapy effective for regaining control

Rachel used to think of herself as a very confident person.

University of Washington Health Sciences Center presents Martin Luther King Day observance

The University of Washington Health Sciences Center will present its annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 15, in the lobby of the Warren G. Magnuson Health Sciences Center.

UW researcher links rising tide of obesity to food prices

Obesity in the United States is in part an economic issue, according to a review paper on the relationship between poverty and obesity published in the January 2004 edition of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The article suggests that the very low cost of energy-dense foods may be linked to rising obesity rates.

True confessions of a volunteer lab rat

I wish I could say that I got into being a lab rat for some noble purpose, like the furtherance of great scientific quests, or a desire to help find a cure for some dread disease that has endangered humanity for countless millennia, or even a wish to find the answer to the great universal Why? To be honest, I wanted the exercise ball.

True confessions of a volunteer lab rat

I wish I could say that I got into being a lab rat for some noble purpose, like the furtherance of great scientific quests, or a desire to help find a cure for some dread disease that has endangered humanity for countless millennia, or even a wish to find the answer to the great universal Why? To be honest, I wanted the exercise ball.

UW invites the public to presentations on world health ethics

The John R. Hogness Symposium on Health Care, along with Puget Sound Partners for Global Health invite the public to hear presentations by Dr. Jonathon D. Moreno and Dr. Paul E. Farmer. “Global Health and Justice: the Ethics of Access to Care and Protections from Secret Experiments” will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 9, in Hogness Auditorium in the Warren G. Magnuson Health Sciences Center on the University of Washington campus.

New imaging method may predict response of advanced breast cancer

Imaging of estrogen receptors using F-18-fluoroestradiol (FES) positron emission tomography (PET) may predict the response of advanced breast cancer to endocrine therapy by measuring regional target expression.

Learning more about how serotonin works

The way you feel right this moment, your ability to remember where you parked the car and even whether you get stressed out when you pay the bills are all dependent on the way your brain produces and releases serotonin.

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