Stanford Medicine experts discuss the past successes and future potential of mRNA as a new type of medicine or treatment.
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Scientists talk aging, mental health and diet at Health Matters
Scientists and doctors discuss aging, healthy diets and new treatments for mental health at this year's Health Matters event.
What’s the deali-O with new weight loss drugs? Part 1
Stanford Medicine researchers weigh in on the promise and peril of increasingly popular diabetes drugs being used for weight loss.
Scientists get a new view of digestion
Stanford Medicine researchers and others create a new device to sample the insides of the small intestine, including bile and bacteria.
Binge eating linked to habit circuitry in the brain
People with binge eating disorders have differences in their brains’ habit circuitry, which may explain why these behaviors are so persistent.
Celebrating Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders at Stanford Medicine
Stanford Medicine celebrates and recognizes the contributions of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.
AI helps gauge patients’ attitude toward cholesterol drugs
Stanford Medicine researchers are using AI to mine discussion on Reddit to better understand sentiments about statins.
Unconventional Paths: Merging computation and biology
Purvesh Khatri has followed a winding path to medicine -- one that started with a hate for biology and a career in engineering.
Is AI up to snuff? Cardiac clinical trial points to yes
Stanford Medicine researchers studied how AI can enhance evaluation of cardiac tests in the clinic and found it improved accuracy.
How hypnosis can alter the brain’s perception of pain
Stanford Medicine physician David Spiegel, MD, explains how hypnosis can be effective against pain and why some people are more hypnotizable.
Bioluminescence helps researchers develop cancer drugs for brain
A bioluminescent indicator glows when a cancer drug is active inside the brain, identifying which medications cross the blood-brain barrier.
For better video meetings, try taking turns talking
Stanford Medicine scientists have identified how virtual interactions stilt our conversations and what that looks like in the brain.
Making the invisible visible to improve heart surgery outcomes
Scientists find a way in mice to illuminate the cardiac conduction system during surgery to prevent unintended damage to healthy tissue.
Catalyst’s newest cohort spotlights Stanford innovation
Stanford Medicine's Catalyst program, which aims to accelerate impactful health care innovations, launches a new cohort.
Ribosomes’ sweet spot
Researchers at Stanford Medicine discover an unknown quirk about the ribosome and make a sweet representation along the way.
Stanford Medicine magazine: Solving for health’s social hurdles
Achieving more equitable health outcomes calls for understanding and addressing societal challenges in places we live, work and play.