Poor semen quality, bad health linked
A study of men who were evaluated for the cause of their infertility finds previously unknown relationships between deficiencies in their semen and other, seemingly unrelated health problems.
Stem cells go awry in muscular dystrophy
In a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, muscle stem cells express connective-tissue genes associated with fibrosis and muscle weakness, according to a new study.
Medicare payment reform saves money, helps patients, study finds
Researchers have found evidence that Medicare reimbursement reform has reduced the incidence of easily preventable, hospital-acquired health problems.
Stanford Blood Center partners with BayKids Studios to boost December blood supply
Those who donate blood at the Stanford Blood Center in December will also be helping a filmmaking project for children facing serious illness.
Expert in global health to join Stanford Medicine faculty
Gary Darmstadt will study the effects of reducing gender inequality, ensuring child survival and nurturing children’s growth on overall community health in developing countries.