Rose Clarke Nanyonga, a nurse and academic leader in Uganda, is one of the women leaders featured in the latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine.
Brain cells called microglia keep brains young by eliminating accumulations of protein debris. But their garbage-colllection ability fades with age.
A fourth-year Stanford medical student reflects on this year's Match Day.
New research has found that many regions of Mexico lack genetic counselors; increased outreach and training could help, Stanford researcher suggests.
A Stanford psychiatrist busts pervasive myths and explains key facts about schizophrenia, a chronic disease charactorized by altered thinking.
By scouting for a particular immune cell in the blood, scientists can tell which patients with a lung-scarring disease are at higher risk for death.
Each time you get a reward, your brain's internal spatial map warps just a bit in a way that makes it easier for you to get back to wherever you got it.
P. aeruginosa, a type of bacteria, is increasingly drug-resistant, and there's no vaccine against it. But it has a recently discovered Achilles heel.
Stanford epidemiologist Stephen Luby is working to improve air quality by reforming brick production in Bangladesh and South Asia.
Local high school students came to Stanford for a day to sample life as a medical student as part of the Med School 101 event.
Stanford researcher Michael Snyder describes his work cataloging the vast number of environmental particulates individuals are exposed to.
Study finds that starting colorectal cancer screening at age 45 would avert deaths, but testing more older people would be more beneficial.
One night Jim Spudich knocked off a few chapters of a murder mystery before falling asleep, to awaken with a vision that would solve a medical mystery.
A push to personalize medicine can backfire when it comes to screening for colorectal cancer, says a Stanford gastroenterologist.
A Stanford anesthesiologist is working to understand why pain becomes agonizing and chronic by examining the role of cells known as microglia.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, writer Nathaniel Fleming shares how he responds to requests for medical advice from friends or family.