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Overfeeding normal infant rats affects three generations: Overfeeding normal infant rats affects three generations:

Overfeeding normal infant rats affects three generations: Overfeeding normal infant rats affects three generations:

Posted: October 28, 1997

Some women who become glucose intolerant late in pregnancy may develop gestational diabetes and give birth to larger than normal babies with a tendency to become obese. Now a new study of genetically normal rats indicates that the effect of overfeeding extends for at least three generations and may explain health trends beginning to be… Read more »


Hutchinson Center, University of Washington, and Children’s Hospital forming new alliance in the fight against cancer

Hutchinson Center, University of Washington, and Children’s Hospital forming new alliance in the fight against cancer

Posted: October 27, 1997

Seattle-based world leaders in the fight against cancer today announced that they are forming a new, combined clinical cancer program. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the University of Washington (UW), and Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center are creating the new program, called the "Cancer Care Alliance," to speed the development of new knowledge… Read more »


UW cystic fibrosis researcher receives 928-ton accolade – an oil barge christened in her name

UW cystic fibrosis researcher receives 928-ton accolade – an oil barge christened in her name

Posted: October 13, 1997

It may well be the "biggest" honor ever bestowed upon a UW researcher: A Seattle-based shipping company will christen its newest vessel, a 25,000-barrel oil barge, the "Bonnie R." in honor of Dr. Bonnie Ramsey, professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine and director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center at Children's… Read more »


Washington Council for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, UW to launch statewide series of workshops for youth sport coaches

Washington Council for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, UW to launch statewide series of workshops for youth sport coaches

Posted: October 9, 1997

The Washington Council for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect and a University of Washington sport psychologist are teaming up to hold a series of 10 workshops across Washington to train at least a thousand coaches and make participation in youth athletics a more positive experience for youngsters, parents and coaches. Read more »