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Are the health-benefit claims from intermittent fasting backed up by scientific evidence? John Trepanowski, postdoctoral research fellow at the Stanford Prevention Research Center,weighs in.

Are the health-benefit claims from intermittent fasting backed up by scientific evidence? John Trepanowski, postdoctoral research fellow at the Stanford Prevention Research Center,weighs in.

John Ioannidis reflects on the phenomenon of "hyper-publishing," where certain scientists are listed as authors on scores of papers a year.

John Ioannidis reflects on the phenomenon of "hyper-publishing," where certain scientists are listed as authors on scores of papers a year.

A new study finds tai chi balance training can be more effective than conventional exercise approaches for reducing falls in older adults with a high risk for falling.

A new study finds tai chi balance training can be more effective than conventional exercise approaches for reducing falls in older adults with a high risk for falling.

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The scenario many of us learned in school is that two X chromosomes make someone female, and an X and a Y chromosome make someone male. These are simplistic ways of thinking about what is scientifically very complex.

The scenario many of us learned in school is that two X chromosomes make someone female, and an X and a Y chromosome make someone male. These are simplistic ways of thinking about what is scientifically very complex.

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Stanford researcher Nigam Shah discusses a new study in which a machine learning system predicts patient outcomes, and he outlines the implications for artificial intelligence in medicine.

Stanford researcher Nigam Shah discusses a new study in which a machine learning system predicts patient outcomes, and he outlines the implications for artificial intelligence in medicine.

On their first official date together, Andrea Traynor, a Stanford clinical associate professor, saved Max Montgomery with CPR. Now they educate others via bystander CPR workshops.

On their first official date together, Andrea Traynor, a Stanford clinical associate professor, saved Max Montgomery with CPR. Now they educate others via bystander CPR workshops.

Kenneth Gibbs, Jr., is using his graduate degree in immunology to improve graduate education nationally ā€” he shares more in this Q&A.

Kenneth Gibbs, Jr., is using his graduate degree in immunology to improve graduate education nationally ā€” he shares more in this Q&A.

Mapping the geography of the immune response in triple negative breast cancers predicts patient survival and sheds light onto new aspects of tumor biology.

Mapping the geography of the immune response in triple negative breast cancers predicts patient survival and sheds light onto new aspects of tumor biology.

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Stealth vaping fad fueled by JUUL, the most popular of the electronic cigarette devices, hooks teens on nicotine while hiding it from parents, teachers.

Stealth vaping fad fueled by JUUL, the most popular of the electronic cigarette devices, hooks teens on nicotine while hiding it from parents, teachers.

Stanford nutrition scientist Christopher Gardner discusses the many forms of milk and addresses the biggest misconceptions.

Stanford nutrition scientist Christopher Gardner discusses the many forms of milk and addresses the biggest misconceptions.