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.
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.
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.
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Doctors are trying to solve the mysteries surrounding the health of famous artists such as Leonardo da Vinci by examining their art.
In the fall of 2018, videoconferencing helped unite 23 Stanford students with 23 fellow students in Beruit, Lebanon, and provided the opportunity to co-develop a project that could help improve refugees’ lives and health.
Infectious disease expert Desiree LaBeaud is mapping outbreaks of Zika, dengue and chikungunya, three viral diseases transmitted by the same mosquitoes.
A Stanford interdisciplinary program provides evidence of the mental health pathology caused by trauma to legal teams prosecuting human rights violators.
Stanford researchers are tackling the problem of post-intensive care syndrome with artificial intelligence technology that detects patient mobility.