A study in Nature details a discovery with potential clinical significance for treating eating disorders such as anorexia. To make that discovery, Stanford researchers had to develop a "first-time-ever" way of teasing apart two separate but closely intertwined sets of identical-appearing neurons in the brain.
A compilation of stories highlights the work of Stanford prematurity experts, who are advancing how we understand and predict premature birth.
The benefits of mindfulness — touted as a panacea for a myriad of problems from anxiety to chronic pain — has come under some debate.
Dean Lloyd Minor welcomed the neurosurgeon/author Henry Marsh to Stanford at a recent Dean's Lecture Series talk.
Fulfilling relationships, no-tech time and forgiveness are the three things this medical student says have made her feel re-energized, focused and happy.
A new approach to identifying the factors linked to poverty could help researchers identify ways to prevent it.
A team of Stanford researchers has investigated several ways to block CRISPR gene editing and have found one that seems to work best.
As an African-American with chronic illness, Eric Sibley prevailed in academic medicine where few colleagues shared his challenges.
Stanford medical student Anna Goshua reflects on her first assigned encounter with a patient.
A Stanford physician argues pregnant women should be appropriately included in clinical research to improve their health and the health of their fetuses.
In this excerpt originally in Months to Years, Michelle Mindlin reflects on how she found courage as she faced cancer repeatedly.
Graduate student Krissie Tellez discusses her research on hormones and offers advice for future graduate students in this In the spotlight Q&A.
An interdisciplinary team of Stanford researchers have developed a implantable, biodegradable, wireless and battery-free blood flow sensor.
Stanford Medicine film buffs recommend documentaries, feature films and short videos that offer compelling looks at the medical world.
Medical student describes how continuity clinic helps him gain real-life outpatient medical training that's essential to his residency.
New Stanford research has identified an enzyme that plays a critical role in uterine contractions as well as in other muscle tissues.