In U.S. hospitals, the frequency of brain imaging for acute stroke patients dipped, suggesting hesitancy to seek medical care for non-COVID-19 conditions.
Even if chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine don't end up being the best treatment for COVID-19, observing how they work in a dish can teach scientists a lot.
An innovative stem cell delivery method vastly improves the viability of tissue regenerating cells in animal spinal-cord injury models.
A look at how viruses — including coronavirus — enter cells, use their molecular machinery to copy themselves and escape. And how to stop them.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, viruses are getting a lot of attention; here's an inside look into the most abundant life form on Earth.
In a clinical trial, a tiny prosthetic retinal device invented by a Stanford researcher has proved its potential ability to restore eyesight to the blind.
A study links ulcerative colitis to the depletion of important acids ordinarily produced by a set of gut microbes mysteriously missing in action.
Cellular respiration has a downside: Its byproducts harm the mitochondria that perform this trick, endangering our brain cells.
A new study has identified T cells targeting the Epstein-Barr virus in autopsied Alzheimer's brains and in cerebrospinal fluid of Alzheimer's patients.
Stanford researchers have teased apart the addictive and pro-social effects of MDMA -- suggesting the possibliity of a non-addictive therapy.
Stanford researchers found that the same part of the motor cortex that controls hand movement also appears to influence muscles used for talking.
A discovery about how a neural circuit located deep in the brains of female mice changes in response to estrogen could offer insight into human brains.
A Stanford Medicine magazine article on sex differences in the brain remains popular; this article provides additional information.
New research suggests why people with epilepsy, even when their seizures are well controlled, report lapses in their ability to think, perceive or remember.
A new discovery could provide a way of detecting Parkinson's disease in its earliest stages, before symptoms start. And it could accelerate the development of …
Scientists found a sneaky way to stop cold viruses from replicating in mammalian cells by disabling a protein not in the virus but in the cells they infect.