Found in about half of all bacterial species, the cell membrane that surrounds the cell wall may be more critical for survival than previously thought.
Children with autism have structural and functional abnormalities in the brain circuit that normally makes social interaction feel rewarding.
A former Stanford biodesign innovation fellow describes how he and colleagues came to develop an inexpensive and simple tool to diagnose arrhythmias.
A small magnetic wire that attracts nanoparticles engineered to stick to tumor cells may stand to detect cancer earlier.
Could social media — where misinformation is too often spread — be a place to help build trust in science and the research enterprise?
This Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A features Andrew Chang, clinical instructor of medicine, who is working to improve cardiovascular health globally.
Targeted screening can cut hepatitis B related deaths in the U.S. by half - and save money.
A new study shows that the process of turning a group of blood vessel cells into an artery actually requires that they stop growing.
A diabetes program, developed with a Stanford scientist, helps cut costs of diabetes-related health care expenses by $815 per year per person.
Physician assistant student Sara Lynne Wright's uncle has a genetic disease that has helped her, and her entire family, be more accepting.
The Supreme Court upheld the travel ban, making it a challenge for refugees and others who had hoped to travel, or live, in the U.S.
A new multi-center trial shows that dialectical behavior therapy can help reduce suicide attempts and self-harm in adolescents.
Stanford researchers use gene editing and stem cell technologies to determine whether to worry — or not — about mysterious genetic test results.
The percentage of pregnant women getting epidurals or other spinal analgesia has climbed to a high of 71 percent, according to a Stanford study.
In this final piece on aspirin for prevention of heart attack and stroke, Randall Stafford explains factors for doctors and patients to consider.
The American Cancer Society joins forces with National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers to promote the HPV vaccine and eliminate cervical cancer.