Stanford scientists have discovered the signaling pathway responsible for making sure all DNA is replicated before cell division can occur.
Stanford Medicine officially welcomes its newest students during an afternoon white coat and stethoscope ceremony.
Even substantial efforts in reducing opioid addiction, preventing overdoses and providing addiction treatment won't curb the crisis any time soon.
Although pioneering scientist Gerald Reaven thought that insulin resistance did not affect the kidney, new research suggests that the story is more complex.
New Stanford study reveals our brain’s serotonin system is actually composed of multiple parallel subsystems that sometimes act in opposing ways.
In this Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A, obstetrics and gynecology resident Nichole Young-Lin discusses her interests and plans to help women worldwide.
Citizen science through an online computer game, EVE online, helps scientists better classify protein locations inside a cell.
Two Stanford physicians would like to expand role of pediatricians in family planning and contraception for both teenagers and new mothers.
The ratio between a certain types of immune cells is able to predict whether latent TB will shift into an active infection, new research has found.
Your cells can die in several ways, and that's not necessarily a bad thing. This piece explains four types of cell death.
Monitoring changes in the levels of circulating bits of tumor DNA may help some lymphoma patients avoid unnecessary chemotherapy, Stanford researchers find.
Stanford innovators have created ways to fit MRI scanning equipment to kids instead of the other way around. Adult patients can benefit, too.
This year, Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellows will concentrate on ophthalmology, spending 10 months to address needs in that field.
In a new book, Stanford pain psychologist Beth Darnall offers practical tools for health care providers to help their patients reduce pain.
Stanford study finds no evidence of increased thyroid cancer risk in commercial airline crew, despite their increased exposure to cosmic ionizing radiation.
A Stanford study finds that after being exposed to a prenatal event of acute stress, children from poor households suffer negative cognitive effects.