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.
A team of Stanford Biodesign innovators has developed a video to increase awareness in India of a serious heart condition, RHD.
Stanford’s Peter Koltai is participating in an effort to advance much-needed ENT care for children in Zimbabwe.
A Stanford team is developing health education videos that can be used by community health workers to help mothers and babies in South Africa.
A new book by Stanford researchersexamines China’s cigarette industry to understand the root causes of our global cigarette epidemic.
Decision scientist Mehlika Toy is working with the WHO to help eliminate the public health burden of hepatitis B by the year 2030.
Jim Yong Kim shared insights from his experience at the helm of global health and financing organizations at a recent address on campus.
The latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine features an article describing international efforts to help 2 billion people globally by 2025.
At the Global Climate Action Summit recently, Stanford researchers emphasized the importance of the effects of climate change on children's health.
A Lancet commission has found that poor quality health care causes millions of unnecessary deaths; the worst deficits were found in vulnerable populations.
A study's comprehensive analysis reveals the indirect child casualties due to warfare in Africa; their deaths far outweigh direct warfare deaths.
The prevalence of suicide by firearm in the U.S. is just one of the many sobering statistics to emerge out of a new investigation of global gun violence.
The goal is to design a humanitarian surgical response in conflict zones to avert preventable disability and deaths through modern, evidence-based care.
In this final piece from Laila Soudi, she reflects on her travels near the Syrian border and her hopes for the Stanford Refugee Research Project.
Laila Soudi is documenting her experience traveling among Syrian refugees in the Middle East as part of the Stanford Refugee Research Project.