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A Stanford anesthesiologist is working to understand why pain becomes agonizing and chronic by examining the role of cells known as microglia.

A Stanford anesthesiologist is working to understand why pain becomes agonizing and chronic by examining the role of cells known as microglia.

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Editors note: The family has requested removing the video to protect their daughter's privacy. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Doctors are trying to solve the mysteries surrounding the health of famous artists such as Leonardo da Vinci by examining their art.

Doctors are trying to solve the mysteries surrounding the health of famous artists such as Leonardo da Vinci by examining their art.

Infectious disease expert Desiree LaBeaud is mapping outbreaks of Zika, dengue and chikungunya, three viral diseases transmitted by the same mosquitoes.

Infectious disease expert Desiree LaBeaud is mapping outbreaks of Zika, dengue and chikungunya, three viral diseases transmitted by the same mosquitoes.

While different Asian groups vary in their risk for heart disease and stroke, all Asian groups are more likely to die early of a stroke than whites.

While different Asian groups vary in their risk for heart disease and stroke, all Asian groups are more likely to die early of a stroke than whites.

Molecular data identifies breast cancer subgroups likely to recur decades after successful treatment, predicts probable timing and location of metastases.

Molecular data identifies breast cancer subgroups likely to recur decades after successful treatment, predicts probable timing and location of metastases.

Stanford biomedical data scientist Dennis Wall and his team are developing technology that could help experts study and treat autism simultaneously.

Stanford biomedical data scientist Dennis Wall and his team are developing technology that could help experts study and treat autism simultaneously.

Cru Silva was diagnosed with a type of eye cancer when he was 18 months old. After nearly a year of treatments, he's healthy and back home in Hawaii.

Cru Silva was diagnosed with a type of eye cancer when he was 18 months old. After nearly a year of treatments, he's healthy and back home in Hawaii.