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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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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.

Jamaican-born Odette Harris was recently promoted to full professor at Stanford, making her one of the first black female professors of neurosurgery in the nation. She discusses her journey in a new podcast.

Jamaican-born Odette Harris was recently promoted to full professor at Stanford, making her one of the first black female professors of neurosurgery in the nation. She discusses her journey in a new podcast.

Approximately 10 percent of potential blood donors are turned away because of low iron. Here, a Stanford Blood Center writer offers tips for boosting a person's count.

Approximately 10 percent of potential blood donors are turned away because of low iron. Here, a Stanford Blood Center writer offers tips for boosting a person's count.

The percentage of pregnant women getting epidurals or other spinal analgesia has climbed to a high of 71 percent, according to a Stanford study.

The percentage of pregnant women getting epidurals or other spinal analgesia has climbed to a high of 71 percent, according to a Stanford study.

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Medical students spend a lot of time reading, whether it's research papers, case vignettes, or of course, First Aid. But amid the pathophysiology and biochemical …

New Stanford research is clarifying the powerful role played by the mind in pain, health, social settings, education and more.

New Stanford research is clarifying the powerful role played by the mind in pain, health, social settings, education and more.

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After finishing three years in medical school, I recently moved over to Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. I decided to pursue an MBA in addition …