Eight years of medical mystery resolved
Air invaded Robert Buchanan’s head and neck in all the wrong places. Two years of persistent medical investigation at Stanford finally gave it a name.
Microchip could speed diabetes diagnoses
Researchers have invented a cheap, portable, microchip-based test for diagnosing type-1 diabetes that could speed up diagnosis and enable studies of how the disease develops.
Cells’ protective DNA linked to size of brain region vital for memory
Researchers at Stanford and UCSF have found a link between hippocampal volume in humans and the length leukocyte telomeres, the protective caps at the ends of white blood cells.
Organ-shortage crisis will be focus of July 28 Stanford Health Policy forum
Three experts will discuss ways to address the growing shortage of life-saving organs at the Stanford Health Policy forum on July 28.
Researchers create tool to help unravel secrets of cancer
Using novel methods, scientists have identified biological signatures in cancer cells that can be traced back to the original cancer gene.