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A Stanford study investigates the barriers to controlling parasitic disease and possible interventions beyond mass drug and education campaigns.
The health of poor, older adults in the U.S. varies substantially across local geographic regions, Stanford researchers found.
The new Stanford Medicine magazine examines value, with a focus on disease detection, patient-doctor relationships and the latest health technology.
Stanford's Susan Golden discusses how life expectancy is steadily increasing worldwide and how to prepare and live a healthy long life.
This In the Spotlight features Lahia Yemane, a pediatrician and associate program director for the pediatrics residency program.
This post, the sixth in the series, examines the benefits of activity for heart failure patients and provides some suggestions for exercising safely.
The best time to get a flu shot is when you haven't had antibiotics recently, a new study has found, because healthy gut bacteria protect immunity.
Researchers have identified five types of concussions, which have different symptoms and initial treatments. All can disturb sleep.
Rahwa Sebhatu, a Stanford physician assistant student, shares the story of leaving an authoritarian regime in Africa to follow her dream.
This 1:2:1 podcast features David Studdert, a health law specialist, who plans to investigate the pros and cons of living in the same house as a handgun.
Hepatitis C has become so widespread that experts are calling on doctors to screen all adults 18 to 79, even those with no known risk factors or symptoms.