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Can computers carry out hospital safety-monitoring tasks better than humans? A Stanford research team has been testing the idea; so far, it's working well.

Can computers carry out hospital safety-monitoring tasks better than humans? A Stanford research team has been testing the idea; so far, it's working well.

In an interview in the journal Neuron, Stanford's Rob Malenka holds forth on a wide range of subjects stretching from reflections on his own career trajectory to his approach to boosting those of his trainees to the future of neuroscience itself.

In an interview in the journal Neuron, Stanford's Rob Malenka holds forth on a wide range of subjects stretching from reflections on his own career trajectory to his approach to boosting those of his trainees to the future of neuroscience itself.

In a new book, Paul Ehrlich lays out the claim that modern life has been harmful to smaller jaws, which he says leads to problems ranging from heart disease to sleep apnea.

In a new book, Paul Ehrlich lays out the claim that modern life has been harmful to smaller jaws, which he says leads to problems ranging from heart disease to sleep apnea.

Serial health technology entrepreneur Josh Makower described his work developing devices that make medical procedures better for patients by seeking to "help the body do what it would want to do on its own."

Serial health technology entrepreneur Josh Makower described his work developing devices that make medical procedures better for patients by seeking to "help the body do what it would want to do on its own."

Scientists argue that using the term "obesity paradox" to describe situations in which obese patients have unexpectedly better health outcomes is actually a disservice to scientific advancement.

Scientists argue that using the term "obesity paradox" to describe situations in which obese patients have unexpectedly better health outcomes is actually a disservice to scientific advancement.

What can be done to treat and prevent back pain? And how does our mental/emotional health affect our spinal health? Esther Gokhale, a spinal health educator and author, weighs in.

What can be done to treat and prevent back pain? And how does our mental/emotional health affect our spinal health? Esther Gokhale, a spinal health educator and author, weighs in.

When I got a call from Stanford athletic trainer Sarah Lyons recently, I was a bit confused. Sure, Scope covers fitness as it relates to …

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Breast cancer in men and women differ in levels of cancer-associated gene expression and the relative risk of recurrence after initially successful treatment. Some men have a higher risk than women, whereas others have a much lower risk.

Breast cancer in men and women differ in levels of cancer-associated gene expression and the relative risk of recurrence after initially successful treatment. Some men have a higher risk than women, whereas others have a much lower risk.