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Physician writers at Stanford read original pieces on a theme illuminated by Frankenstein: How does one consider the creation and alteration of life?

Physician writers at Stanford read original pieces on a theme illuminated by Frankenstein: How does one consider the creation and alteration of life?

John Huguenard and his team are learning what role electrical excitability of brain cells plays in epilepsy ­— and how we might someday control it.

John Huguenard and his team are learning what role electrical excitability of brain cells plays in epilepsy ­— and how we might someday control it.

In a recent report on KQED, Stanford’s David Spiegel explains how a victim's health can be affected by sexual harassment in the short and long term.

In a recent report on KQED, Stanford’s David Spiegel explains how a victim's health can be affected by sexual harassment in the short and long term.

All medical students should have the opportunity to teach, writes fourth-year medical student Nathaniel Fleming.

All medical students should have the opportunity to teach, writes fourth-year medical student Nathaniel Fleming.

Stanford chemist Lynette Cegelski and her team discovered a new form of bacterial cellulose, a finding that could shed light on new ways to fight bacterial infections.

Stanford chemist Lynette Cegelski and her team discovered a new form of bacterial cellulose, a finding that could shed light on new ways to fight bacterial infections.

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Stanford’s Jamie Zeitzer discusses sleep science and new slumber-related gadgets with Ira Flatow on a Science Friday podcast.

Stanford’s Jamie Zeitzer discusses sleep science and new slumber-related gadgets with Ira Flatow on a Science Friday podcast.

Stanford's Ruth O'Hara discusses research on worrying and its impact on cognition, memory and effective disorders in older adults.

Stanford's Ruth O'Hara discusses research on worrying and its impact on cognition, memory and effective disorders in older adults.

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This is the fifth in a series of blog posts, by Randall Stafford, MD, PhD discussing prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes.

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts, by Randall Stafford, MD, PhD discussing prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes.

Stanford's Leah Backhus cofounded the Artemis Medical Society to support women and girls of color who are interested in medical careers.

Stanford's Leah Backhus cofounded the Artemis Medical Society to support women and girls of color who are interested in medical careers.

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Stanford researchers have developed an improved method to detect some biomarkers, a technique they hope could more precisely detect diseases such as cancer.

Stanford researchers have developed an improved method to detect some biomarkers, a technique they hope could more precisely detect diseases such as cancer.

Heart problems are the leading cause of death in pregnant women and new moms. A new set of guidelines will help doctors spot heart disease in these women.

Heart problems are the leading cause of death in pregnant women and new moms. A new set of guidelines will help doctors spot heart disease in these women.

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My classmate and I were walking back to the residents' workroom when we realized one of the psychiatry patients was trailing along behind us.

My classmate and I were walking back to the residents' workroom when we realized one of the psychiatry patients was trailing along behind us.

Among women who had experienced accidental urination, those who took fesoterodine reported better sleep, Stanford researchers found.

Among women who had experienced accidental urination, those who took fesoterodine reported better sleep, Stanford researchers found.

Diabetes itself has few symptoms, but its consequences can lead to disability and death. Stanford's Randall Stafford breaks down complications.

Diabetes itself has few symptoms, but its consequences can lead to disability and death. Stanford's Randall Stafford breaks down complications.