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.
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.
In this Q&A, Suhani Jalota, a graduate student in health policy, discusses her work helping impoverished women in India.
Changes in gut bacteria composition are correlated with the transition from hunting and gathering to farming, a new Stanford study shows.
Stanford’s Peter Koltai is participating in an effort to advance much-needed ENT care for children in Zimbabwe.
Decision scientist Mehlika Toy is working with the WHO to help eliminate the public health burden of hepatitis B by the year 2030.
Jim Yong Kim shared insights from his experience at the helm of global health and financing organizations at a recent address on campus.
The latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine features an article describing international efforts to help 2 billion people globally by 2025.
A study led by a Stanford Business researcher at four schools in Panama explores the best way to persuade kids to drink more water.