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November 8, 2019

Vitamin D and fish oil don’t prevent loss of kidney function in adults with type 2 diabetes, a clinical study shows.

November 4, 2019

Inserted in the human genome thousands of years ago, the genes can produce viral proteins without activating the whole virus.

November 4, 2019

Presence of a modified protein identifies tumors that seem unharmful but actually are dangerous and require intensive care.

October 31, 2019

The bacterium, Campylobacter coli, is one of the most common causes of diarrheal illness. New strains resist two drugs commonly used in treatment.

October 30, 2019

Large, mobile gene clusters protect against a type of toxic attack by rival bacteria.

October 28, 2019

UW Medicine and Kaiser Permanente researchers to study whether degenerative eye diseases offer clues to who will develop Alzheimer’s.

October 21, 2019

Scientists find 19 variations suggestive of positive selection, and likely introduced in prehistoric times through interbreeding with Neanderthals or Denisovans.

October 16, 2019

Skin expresses its own photoreceptors using a previously mysterious member of the opsin gene family, neuropsin.

October 15, 2019

An Amazon Echo or Google Home device can use white noise to soothe sleeping babies and detect breathing abnormalities.

October 14, 2019

Investigators hope leading-edge scientific studies will translate into therapies for difficult-to-treat skeletal muscle disorders, as well as heart muscle damage

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