Direct-to-consumer raw genetic data can be inaccurate, resulting in harm to patients and unnecessary costs to the health care system, new research suggests.
Data analyst Jonathan Altamirano discusses living in Nicaragua as a child and how that inspired his current health research at Stanford.
Stanford uses virtual reality to train emergency physicians, including on how to manage constant interruptions during a patient exam.
Researchers have made a molecular movie showing how retinal changes shape when hit by light. Retinal is critical to vision and many other light-driven processes.
Researchers engaged citizen scientists to take photos and collect other data to investigate how neighborhoods can affect health.
Researchers have used an ultrafast, intense X-ray laser to observe how Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria attack antibiotics, making the drugs ineffective.
Physician Shreya Shah discusses the controversies, problems and solutions to improve care for patients with high blood pressure in the United States.
Ron Dror and colleagues used computer simulations and lab experiments to better understand G-protein-coupled receptors, which are critical to drug development. In the future, they hope to use this knowledge to design drugs with fewer side effects.
Stanford psychiatry resident Nathaniel Morris describes what it’s like to treat patients in the hospital after an attempted suicide.
Stanford psychiatry professor for gives advice on how to cope with the new normal of school lockdown and active-shooter drills.
A Stanford study explores the factors that are important to help a community recover from a disaster such as an epidemic.
Dyani Gaudilliere discusses the role of Stanford’s hospital dentists and the need for a more integrated approach to dentistry.
Researchers have studied the complex chemical composition of e-cigarette vapors to predict their health impacts on users and those around them.
Stanford researchers develop a new way to track the growth of diverse tumor types, using gene editing and DNA barcoding.
A new study found that oncologists have divergent views on how to use “value” to guide cancer treatment recommendations.
How are kids using virtual reality? What's the effect of VR on their brains? A new report delves into these questions and provides parents and educators with a practical guide on VR use.