In the fall of 2018, videoconferencing helped unite 23 Stanford students with 23 fellow students in Beruit, Lebanon, and provided the opportunity to co-develop a project that could help improve refugees’ lives and health.
Infectious disease expert Desiree LaBeaud is mapping outbreaks of Zika, dengue and chikungunya, three viral diseases transmitted by the same mosquitoes.
A Stanford interdisciplinary program provides evidence of the mental health pathology caused by trauma to legal teams prosecuting human rights violators.
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.