A Stanford researcher explains that genome-wide association studies of psychiatric disorders are far more reliable than older, smaller genetic studies.
New guidelines offer teens and young adults practical tips on how to safely and constructively interact on social media about suicide.
Millions of people are at risk from inadequate or unreliable lighting during surgery, so a Stanford surgeon is part of a team developing an affordable surgical headlamp.
A radio show features a Stanford oncologist discussing ultra-fast "flash" radiation therapy, which may kill cancer cells with less collateral damage.
Stanford geneticists discuss the future of genomics, including the importance of studying diverse populations for medical research.
A Stanford psychologist discusses the future of psychiatric artificial intelligence, including the challenges and potential benefits for AI-based mental health assessment.
Taxes encourage people to buy less soda, according to two new studies that find sugar-sweetened beverage taxes reduce local consumption.
A Stanford psychiatrist busts pervasive myths and explains key facts about schizophrenia, a chronic disease charactorized by altered thinking.
Doctors are trying to solve the mysteries surrounding the health of famous artists such as Leonardo da Vinci by examining their art.
A Stanford interdisciplinary program provides evidence of the mental health pathology caused by trauma to legal teams prosecuting human rights violators.
Is there a doctor in the house? Stanford study finds having a medical professional in your family is good for your health.
A Stanford neurobiologist takes on the challenge of explaining neuroscience in a series of brief videos on Instagram, five a week for an entire year.
A Stanford study shows Hsp70 protein inhibitors can protect mice from Zika virus without developing drug resistance, demonstrating their clinical potential.
A Stanford historian explains how frequent yellow fever epidemics in 19-century Louisiana generated cultural and social norms in its fatal wake.
Stanford historian reveals how the U.S. military profoundly shaped modern American nutrition during World War II and the Cold War.
A new blood test measures the DNA fragments of lung transplant donors in the blood of recipients, in hopes of preventing organ rejection and saving lives.