An episode of the radio show School's In discusses research on the way children learn and develop language and engage with the world around them.
Artificial intelligence tied to a wearable heart monitor has shown potential to help diagnose irregular heart rhythms, new research shows.
Scientists have pinpointed the ensemble of neurons that specifically gives rise to the unpleasantness of pain in the brain.
Stanford scientists have moved a big step closer toward using engineered immune cells to treat many forms of pediatric cancer.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, medical student Lauren Joseph shares her experience about obtaining consent in the medical field.
In this Q&A, Stanford scholar Jay Bhattacharya provides context to understand the recent decline in life expectancy in the United States.
A secondary analysis of a diet study showed that low-carbohydrate dieters who consumed the most saturated fats had better levels of lipids in their blood.
A study in Nature details a discovery with potential clinical significance for treating eating disorders such as anorexia. To make that discovery, Stanford researchers had to develop a "first-time-ever" way of teasing apart two separate but closely intertwined sets of identical-appearing neurons in the brain.
A compilation of stories highlights the work of Stanford prematurity experts, who are advancing how we understand and predict premature birth.
The benefits of mindfulness — touted as a panacea for a myriad of problems from anxiety to chronic pain — has come under some debate.
Dean Lloyd Minor welcomed the neurosurgeon/author Henry Marsh to Stanford at a recent Dean's Lecture Series talk.
Fulfilling relationships, no-tech time and forgiveness are the three things this medical student says have made her feel re-energized, focused and happy.
A new approach to identifying the factors linked to poverty could help researchers identify ways to prevent it.
A team of Stanford researchers has investigated several ways to block CRISPR gene editing and have found one that seems to work best.
As an African-American with chronic illness, Eric Sibley prevailed in academic medicine where few colleagues shared his challenges.
Stanford medical student Anna Goshua reflects on her first assigned encounter with a patient.