Stanford physician Sidhartha Sinha analyzes social media posts using machine learning to better understand patient and societal perceptions on medical interventions and illnesses.
Stanford researchers have discovered a genetic "tuning knob" that can enlarge or shrink bacteria across a wide range - and this can be used to fatten up the bacteria to increase their susceptibility to certain antibiotics.
On the Future of Everything radio show, Stanford bioengineer Jennifer Cochran discusses her development of "tumor-targeting missiles" that deliver chemotherapy as "cargo" to more effectively kill cancer.
The new e-newsletter BrainPost helps neuroscientists and others stay up-to-date by providing summaries of the latest neuroscience publications.
Writer-doctor Sandra Miller discusses her novel "Only Rock is Real," which features a female primary care doctor who works in the Grand Canyon.
To prevent potentially harmful levels of pollutants from building up inside homes, air quality researcher Brett Singer provides tips.
Primary caretakers face inequitable professional hurdles. The Working Group of Mothers in Science suggest solutions for the child care-conference conundrum.
Stanford pain expert Beth Darnall discusses her clinical trials on methods to taper opioid doses for patients with chronic pain.
A conversation with Becky Hall and the short film she made about shaving her head before chemotherapy.
Three-time cancer survivor Fred Reiss uses comedy to share his experience with the disease.
Two med students created a seminar series that showcases how surgeons can address health inequities.
To quit smoking, medications and patches may not be enough, a study has found.
Kidney stones are more common in warm, wet regions. Stanford urology resident Kai Dallas offers a possible explanation.
It takes time and money to visit the doctor’s office to get birth control. This is particularly an issue for low-income women, those who live …
A team of Stanford researchers is developing approaches to thwart a family of deadly viruses called flaviviruses, by targeting the human cells that host these invading …
Researchers have been trying to map out the brain's complex neural circuits to understand how diseases like Parkinson’s disrupt healthy brain communication, in hopes of …