For the very first time, Stanford researchers have begun to understand specifically how humor activates different areas in a child’s brain.
Scientists from the University of California San Francisco, Kaiser Permanente, and China have teamed up to study a molecular test that could give more patients a chance to be cured of lung cancer.
For the first time, researchers have demonstrated the effect of alcohol on the human brain – a discovery that may lead to better treatments for alcohol addiction.
Smoking a joint once a week or a bit more apparently doesn’t harm the lungs, suggests a 20-year study that bolsters evidence that marijuana doesn’t do the kind of damage tobacco does.
At the conclusion of the study, researchers will present recommendations to Caltrans for ways to keep deer from finding their way toward moving vehicles.
A new study suggests that nearly 20 percent of children who have an autistic older brother or sister will develop the disorder too. That’s a rate much higher than previously thought.
The summer program allows them to work with scientific and medical teams and mentors to get experience in laboratory and clinical research.
Cyclists may be facing an unseen health risk when they are pedaling on busy streets.
Cigarette manufacturers, however, have denied using race or ethnicity to target customers.
An interview with Dr. Mervyn Silverman on the AIDS epidemic, 30 years after the first cases were reported in the United States.