Researchers at Stanford Medicine are investigating how to best provide health care to the LBGTQ+ community.
Author: Krista Conger
Ribosomes’ sweet spot
Researchers at Stanford Medicine discover an unknown quirk about the ribosome and make a sweet representation along the way.
Molecules, shmolecules. Why should you care?
We explore the most basic molecular elements of human biology in the lead story for the latests issue of Stanford Medicine magazine.
Antibiotics might not be the best answer for C. diff
A new testing tool helps doctors avoid unnecessary antibiotic treatment in patients with diarrhea and suspected C. diff infection.
Coming full circle with extrachromosomal DNA, cancer and Ptolemy
Research into the destructive influence tiny DNA circles have on cancer presents endless ideas for clearly describing groundbreaking science.
Tackling typhoid, one finger prick at a time
Stanford infectious disease experts devise a way to use finger-prick blood samples from small groups to detect typhoid in large populations.
Researchers discuss health disparities in melanoma diagnoses
While melanoma rates have leveled off for most of the United States, Black and Latino communities are at a higher risk for the disease.
Endemic: What it might mean for masks, COVID-19 shots and more
Stanford experts discuss what ‘endemic’ means in the context of biology, masking, vaccines, and mental and behavioral health.
Vaccines provide broad protection against COVID-19, scientists say
According to a Stanford study, vaccines against COVID-19 are better than infection at generating antibodies to recognize new viral variants.
Can Prozac fight brain cancer?
The common antidepressant Prozac melts away glioblastoma tumors in laboratory mice, suggesting possible treatment for the deadly cancer.
Who’s on first? Duking out scientific paper authorship order
Determining the order of authors on a scientific paper can be tricky. Unless you're a pair of video gaming graduate students.
Pandemic Puzzle: Vaccinating children
A Stanford Medicine researcher discusses COVID-19 vaccination for children and why it's important for them to get the shot.
Why are smokers at an increased risk for severe COVID-19?
Tobacco smoke blocks airway cells from making a protein that protects against infection by the virus that causes COVID-19.
Unleashing the immune system to fight brain cancers
Neurosurgeon Michael Lim studies how to unleash the immune system to attack a type of brain cancer called glioblastoma.
Pandemic Puzzle: The role of data in the pandemic
Stanford Medicine biomedical data scientist weighs in on the role of data as we respond to the pandemic and prepare for the future.
Pandemic Puzzle: Health disparities and equitable recovery
In Stanford's Pandemic Puzzle virtual symposium, experts discuss medical and economic issues of the Covid-19 pandemic.