A gift of education
A philanthropist’s challenge grant will make nearly $90 million in new financial assistance available to eliminate medical school debt for incoming students in need.
New Health Trends Report
The Stanford Medicine 2020 Health Trends Report shows physicians and medical students preparing for a health care future improved by data science and technological advances.
Rave new world
The discovery that it might be possible to eliminate Ecstasy’s addictive properties could increase the drug’s potential for use in psychiatry, new research shows.
Alcohol flushing tied to Alzheimer’s
A common mutation that causes facial flushing and inflammation in response to alcohol can lead to biochemical changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease, researchers say.
Hiding in plain sight
Even teens who aren’t especially thin could be dangerously ill from atypical anorexia nervosa, according to new research.
Take it to heart
Stents or bypass surgeries might not be needed for patients with stable heart disease who don’t have symptoms of chest pain.
The average body temperature has dropped 0.05 F every decade since the 1800s, analysis finds.