Tuberculosis is a major public health problem worldwide, yet most people lack access to quick, reliable testing. Now, chemists have found a solution.
Years into the opioid epidemic, Stanford psychiatrist and addiction researcher Anna Lembke cites signs of slow improvement and comments on benzodiazepines.
Stanford researcher Hiromitsu Nakauchi explores his dream of growing custom-made, transplantable human organs in large animals, despite funding difficulties.
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.
To broaden access to proven strategies for treating eating disorders, Stanford specialists have published a book to help those struggling with the disease.
Stanford Storybank, organized by Stanford Health Care, collects 40-minute audio stories from patients and members of the Stanford Medicine community.
In a talk at Stanford, Jonathan Perlin of HCA Healthcare discusses how electronic health records can help doctors improve care in a learning health system.
Many infectious diseases are marked by cyclical ups and downs. Stanford's David Schneider takes a creative approach to making sense of them.
When gravely ill undocumented immigrants wait to seek health care, they’re less likely to have end-of-life care that follows their wishes.
In a meta-analysis of more than 500 clinical trials, researchers have new conclusions about the efficacy of 21 different antidepressants.
A new study finds that young children’s brains have not yet fully developed the vision circuits they need to understand words and faces.
Stanford Medicine magazine's winter issue explores science that pushes boundaries and also considers ethical questions raised about research.
Stanford pediatric cardiologist Seth Hollander comments on Shaun White's success, and explains the condition called tetralogy of Fallot.
After Aditi Polamreddy's brain tumor was removed, she needed physical and occupational therapy to keep her brain from forgetting one side of her body.
Stanford surgeon Sherry Wren comments on the challenges of global surgery and gender differences in surgical care worldwide.
The key to preventing dangerous Aspergillus fumigatus infections following lung transplant may be blocking iron, a new Stanford Medicine study has found.