Category Health & Wellness
The PharmD Early Assurance program provides conditional admission to the UW–Madison Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program for high school seniors who want to become a pharmacist and are admitted to a four-year UW System university.
The consortium will build on Wisconsin’s role as a center for growth in personalized medicine and biohealth technology to enhance the health and economic well-being of Wisconsinites and the global community.
DYOR fans among the researcher’s panel of survey respondents grew more distrustful and more ill-informed about COVID-19 even as news of successful vaccine trials emerged.
Liquid biopsies rely on simple blood draws instead of taking a piece of cancerous tissue from a tumor with a needle.
Mapping variations in antibiotic resistance could help patients receive better informed treatment decisions from their health care providers.
Community-focused wastewater surveillance is a cost-effective tool for public health practice. It involves looking for the presence of pathogens that people shed in sewage, whether or not they have symptoms, and measuring the pathogen levels over time.
Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine students complete clinical rotations in small towns to learn how to provide medical care in rural areas. Dozens of physicians play crucial roles as volunteer preceptors throughout the state.
The Bakke Recreation & Wellbeing Center impressed students and campus community members, who tried out everything from the Sub-Zero Ice Arena on the first level…
Researchers found that in mice that received the engineered proteins via intravenous injections, the proteins led to clot formation almost exclusively within tumors, with only very limited thrombosis occurring elsewhere.
The findings indicate weight loss may be a useful predictor of the disease prior to the onset of the cognitive problems that often trigger diagnosis.
UW's Center for Healthy Minds has found that COVID-19's upheaval of K-12 schooling took its toll on educators and staff, but a meditation app showed promise for relieving symptoms of anxiety and depression.
UW–Madison researchers have developed a method for early cancer detection using blood plasma, machine learning and equipment commonly found in medical labs.
School of Pharmacy and School of Medicine and Public Health collaborators are leading two first-in-kind clinical psilocybin trials for treating opioid and methamphetamine use disorders.
Lab-grown retinal eye cells make successful connections, open door for clinical trials to treat blindness
The most common retinal cell types forming synapses were photoreceptors – rods and cones – which are lost in diseases like retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration, as well as in certain eye injuries.
The winter commencement ceremony at the Kohl Center on Dec. 18 had plenty of pageantry, but also a lot of fun, including foam hands, comedian Charlie Berens and a sprinkling of snow outside.
Here are the science stories on campus during 2022 that wowed and inspired us.