Elevated carbon dioxide levels may lead to reductions in the nutrients in common crops such as barley, wheat and rice, increasing malnutrition.
In the new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine, writer Jody Berger profiled the global health residency program, but found more that she wanted to inlcude.
Free and fair elections and a democratic government are linked with decreases in adult mortality in developing countries, a new study has found.
For babies in developing countries, pneumonia vaccines seem to work better if their mothers receive treatment for parasitic infections during pregnancy.
Stanford Medicine’s global efforts to battle some of the world’s most vexing health concerns are reflected in the new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine.
Stanford epidemiologist Steve Luby remains optimistic, although he believes that human extinction is in the relatively near future is possible.
Tom Catena, an American-trained physician, shares his experience providing care in war-torn, resource-deprived southern Sudan.
A Stanford study shows Hsp70 protein inhibitors can protect mice from Zika virus without developing drug resistance, demonstrating their clinical potential.
The civil war in Yemen has led to an cholera epidemic and widespread starvation. Both were preventable, Stanford pediatrician Paul Wise says.
In a drive to reduce high cervical-cancer rates in Nigeria, a nonprofit organization co-founded by Stanford oncology researcher Ami Bhatt, MD, PhD, has enlisted the imaginative assistance of an educational comic book.
Begun at Stanford, the Women Leaders in Global Health conference is working to empower women in the global health community.
A Stanford University class hopes to increase awareness and understanding of human trafficking and improve resources to detect, treat and decrease it.
Access and cost of insulin is affecting those who need it most, and without major improvements, millions will be without a treatment, a new study suggests.
In this Q&A, Suhani Jalota, a graduate student in health policy, discusses her work helping impoverished women in India.
Changes in gut bacteria composition are correlated with the transition from hunting and gathering to farming, a new Stanford study shows.
Loss of autonomy is a major source of trauma, physicians say. A trauma-informed approach would benefit immigrant families and communities receiving them.