Dust pollution in the air contributes to infant mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa, a Stanford-led study found. Watering the desert may lessen the harm.
Living near an oil and gas well in California's San Joaquin Valley during pregnancy is linked to increased risk of spontaneous preterm birth, finds Stanford study.
A Stanford allergy specialist discusses how we can combat the negative health impacts of air pollution, in California and worldwide.
Stanford researchers investigate how to design better buildings that can improve their occupants’ health and productivity.
A study led by Stanford and UC Santa Barbara researchers found a relationship between deforestation in Brazil's Amazon forest and a rise in malaria cases.
Teenagers exposed to common agricultural pesticides before birth had distinctive reductions in certain types of brain activity, a new study has found.
Stanford medical student Dan Bernstein challenges health care professionals to take steps to mitigate and respond to climate change.
Stanford epidemiologist Stephen Luby is working to improve air quality by reforming brick production in Bangladesh and South Asia.
Stanford researcher Michael Snyder describes his work cataloging the vast number of environmental particulates individuals are exposed to.
Stanford epidemiologist Steve Luby remains optimistic, although he believes that human extinction is in the relatively near future is possible.
At the Global Climate Action Summit recently, Stanford researchers emphasized the importance of the effects of climate change on children's health.
As the Global Climate Action Summit convenes in San Francisco, Stanford leaders discuss links between climate change and health.
New Stanford research suggests that global warming is likely to lead to an increase in suicide rates in the United States and Mexico.
Assessing the relationship between air quality and mortality, a Stanford study finds that in 2015, exposure to air pollution in sub-Saharan Africa led to 400,000 otherwise preventable infant deaths.
Researchers engaged citizen scientists to take photos and collect other data to investigate how neighborhoods can affect health.
In a proof-of-principle study, Stanford scientists and colleagues used the CRISPR/Cas9 system to modify genes in coral, suggesting that the tool could one day aid conservation efforts.