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Improvements in water, sanitation and handwashing infrastructure improved health of malnourished children, but not growth after two years, study finds.
A conversation about a molecule called Ino80 led to findings that could help researchers develop therapies for a rare genetic disease of the heart muscle.
"We have the opportunity to lead in meeting the needs and affirming the value and importance of our LGBTQ community," Dean Lloyd Minor said at campus event.
Fifty years after the first adult heart transplant in the U.S., the event featured doctors who've contributed to the development of heart transplantation.
Physician writers at Stanford read original pieces on a theme illuminated by Frankenstein: How does one consider the creation and alteration of life?
Dedicating a year to research, a Stanford medical student comes to terms with temporarily falling behind the constant flood of medical information.
John Huguenard and his team are learning what role electrical excitability of brain cells plays in epilepsy — and how we might someday control it.
In a recent report on KQED, Stanford’s David Spiegel explains how a victim's health can be affected by sexual harassment in the short and long term.
The team showed that a better attitude toward math was linked to better function of an important brain memory center while the kids did math problems.
The study's finding is likely to translate into an increase in the number of acute-stroke patients receiving thrombectomies -- and likely save lives.
All medical students should have the opportunity to teach, writes fourth-year medical student Nathaniel Fleming.
Stanford chemist Lynette Cegelski and her team discovered a new form of bacterial cellulose, a finding that could shed light on new ways to fight bacterial infections.
The driver says she's opposed to vaccination. The medical student learns the value of developing a bond, rather than confronting on a single issue.
Stanford’s Jamie Zeitzer discusses sleep science and new slumber-related gadgets with Ira Flatow on a Science Friday podcast.
There are easy ways to test for HIV, and there are reliable ways, but easy and reliable? That's hard to come by — but perhaps not for long.