Stanford Medicine reports on childhood health
The fall issue traces the lasting repercussions of early trauma and disease. Also included is an interview with former President Jimmy Carter on global discrimination against women and girls.
Exploring IOM’s diagnostic-error report
A landmark Institute of Medicine report has found that despite dramatic improvements in patient safety over the last 15 years, diagnostic errors have been the critical blind spot of health-care providers.
Why binge drinking may lead to alcoholism
A new study in mice shows that restoring the synthesis of a key brain chemical tied to inhibiting addictive behavior may help prevent alcohol cravings following binge drinking.
Lab coats for new bioscience students
First-year PhD students in the 14 bioscience programs and in bioengineering attended the lab coat ceremony on Sept. 30.
Righting the greatest wrong
In this podcast, former President Jimmy Carter talks about the plight of women and girls around the globe.
Among teens, sleep deprivation an epidemic
Sleep deprivation increases the likelihood teens will suffer myriad negative consequences, including an inability to concentrate, poor grades, drowsy-driving incidents, anxiety, depression, thoughts of suicide and even suicide attempts.