For infertile men, higher risk of health problems
Men who are infertile have a higher risk of developing a variety of other health problems, according to a new study.
Killifish study on longevity
Stanford researchers are using the African turquoise killifish as a model to study longevity and have provided its genetic information as a resource for the research community.
Cancer treatment may increase Alzheimer’s risk
Short-circuiting the need for expensive clinical trials, researchers uncovered an association between androgen blockers and cognitive decline by examining patient medical records.
Scientists reveal brain circuit mechanisms underlying arousal regulation
A new study shows that a circuit in a brain structure called the thalamus acts like a radio, with different stations operating at different frequencies and appealing to different “listening audiences.”…
Optimal C-section rate may be as high as 19 percent to save lives of mothers and infants
A new study suggests that the World Health Organization recommendation for cesarean delivery rates should be re-examined.
Herbert Schwartz, former chair of Department of Pediatrics, dies at 89
Schwartz, a pediatric hematologist-oncologist, conducted research on hemoglobin and helped establish Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.