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.
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.