"Blood is a very special juice."
Goethe didnít know the half of it when he penned this line for Mephisto more than 200 years ago.
Painful as it is to learn from your doctor you’re unfit to drive, it prevents serious accidents, according to a new study. MORE . . .
Losing weight is hard; keeping it off can be even harder. MORE . . .
If a study concludes that a new medical intervention has a major effect on a condition or symptom, the study is probably wrong and in reality the effect is probably lower. MORE . . .
Healthy lungs teem with microbes — and they’re a different community of critters from those living in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients. MORE . . .
Is the worm finally turning? Schistosomiasis, a disease caused by a tiny parasitic worm, ranks as a world-class tropical scourge. MORE . . .
Stanford Hospital & Clinics is the first hospital to earn the nation’s newest level of certification for advanced stroke care. MORE . . .
Researchers have discovered differences between hypnosis-resistant brains and hypnotizable ones. MORE . . .
Stanford’s medical school has a new leader: Lloyd Minor, MD. An expert in balance and inner-ear disorders and the former provost of Johns Hopkins University, Minor began his post as dean Dec. 1, 2012. MORE . . .