Although sparked by trauma, PTSD has a genetic component as well, which can influence what therapy is most successful and provide other insights.
Stanford health care providers and vet technicians volunteered to help humans and animals affected by the most destructive fire in California’s history.
Fourteen-year-old Athena Tran celebrated an important personal milestone this week: It's been one year since she received a heart transplant.
New Stanford research found that knowing your genetic make-up can affect how your body responds and potentially affect your risk for certain conditions.
As part of a writer's reporting for a magazine story, she tested out new technology that's meant to keep drivers more relaxed.
A new analysis found that the National Institutes of Health is funding more conservative research projects, which does not promote great new discoveries, the authors argue.
Proteins that guide transcription factors from the nuclear membrane to the DNA cause drug-resistant skin cancers and are new targets for drug development.
Stanford graduate student Francis Aguisanda shares his struggles with mental illness in this piece, which he wrote to let others know they are not alone.
A decades-long scientific collaboration points the way to therapies for "chemo brain," the cognitive impairment that follows cancer treatment.
Stanford researchers led by Gill Bejerano have developed an algorithm that can rapidly inform diagnoses using clinical records.
Using AI, a team of Stanford researchers including an 18-year-old has developed a way to track and evaluate surgical skills.
Medical and PA students have spent the fall using cadavers to study the human body. And as this student points out, they've learned a lot more than anatomy.
A Stanford study highlights a data optimization method for health-risk assessments to lower costs and and improve diagnostic power.
Honeybee royal jelly affects the developmental potential of mouse stem cells. A structurally similar protein in mammals could aid stem cell research.
New research examines how Zika viruses enter cells and shows that their behavior is different than that of some related viruses.
Young people prescribed opioids by dental providers were at increased risk of developing opioid addiction in the following year, a Stanford study found.