In each of our abdomens sit trillions of microbes, but a bout of diarrhea can induce a lasting round of gut-bug disruption, new research indicates.
Researchers at Stanford are harnessing sound and acoustics to innovate technologies that boost medical and health applications; from a stethoscope that "hears" brain waves, to software that identifies the hums of mosquitoes.
The Stanford Medical Student Research Symposium included 64 students, and their faculty mentors, and offered an opportunity to share their research projects, which spanned a variety of disciplines.
Stanford Medicine magazine explores how vital hearing and listening are for our well-being, and the science behind discoveries that could improve how we do both.
Future physicians may one day be practicing more as overseers rather than decision makers, argues Stanford medical student Steven Zhang.
A promising anti-cancer therapy works great at first, but then loses its punch. A clever workaround may provide high-octane efficacy, without side effects.
Should research findings be moved to the clinic as soon as possible or should things move more slowly for patient safety? A med student explores the issues.
Stanford Medicine magazine's winter issue explores science that pushes boundaries and also considers ethical questions raised about research.
Improvements in water, sanitation and handwashing infrastructure improved health of malnourished children, but not growth after two years, study finds.
A Stanford and VA team investigated how health care systems affect care given at the end of life.
Stanford research suggests a new way to significantly curtail cases of schistosomiasis, one of the most common afflictions in the developing world.
A new sperm-sorting tool could improve infertility treatments such as IVF.
Loss of taste sensation occurs in about 85 percent of cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. A new Stanford study explored the problem.
Just imagine if you could predict and prevent a burst of binge eating or alcohol intake, a heroin injection, a sudden bout of uncontrolled rage or …
In her role as a Stanford anesthesiologist, Alyssa Burgart, MD, doesn’t see patients with spinal muscular atrophy as often as the neurologists who regularly treat …
Joshua Geller used to be very worried about food. Geller, now 14, has severe food allergies. Until recently, he couldn't safely eat even the tiniest …