Listening really matters
Listening really matters
Modern medicine challenges the crucial bond between doctors and patients
Scientific innovations harness noise and acoustics for healing
Fixing a widely used antibiotic’s tendency to cause hearing loss
Better, less costly treatments for hearing loss coming soon
A conversation with Renée Fleming
A sampler of intelligent listening technologies emerging from Stanford
Birds regrow damaged inner ear cells. Why can’t we?
An experimental cancer treatment tested in mice is showing promise in tracking down and killing tumors throughout the body.
A new CRISPR/Cas9 DNA labeling technique finds that DNA flails around during the transcription process, increasing its ability to bring distant regions of the genome together.
Sharing your bucket list with your doctor could open the way to better conversations and understanding about your long-term health care decisions.
Researchers are exploring methods for preventing a fungal infection that’s common in transplant patients who have high iron levels in their tissue.
Women who have babies shortly after returning from military deployment are more likely to have preterm babies than other active-duty servicewomen.
Having a positive attitude about math is as large a predictor as IQ and other factors in determining whether children will excel at it.
New brain-imaging software identifies people who might benefit from treatment long after the time it has generally been considered helpful.
Researchers have found that, contrary to previous studies, insulin levels and a specific genotype pattern don’t predict weight-loss success.
Listening, whether literally with our ears or metaphorically through understanding, is at the heart of every relationship. It is also the lifeblood of any strong physician-patient rapport.
It’s time for the medical field to be so inclusive of people with disabilities that a doctor in a wheelchair isn’t considered outside the norm.
Infectious disease expert David Schneider builds kinetic sculptures that explain science that is difficult to comprehend with words and images alone.
Alyssa Davilla, 19, has a lot to say, but no one knew it until she learned to use an app to express her thoughts, needs, intellect and humor.
A storytelling project helps caregivers, patients and others heal by capturing and sharing their conversations about their health challenges and experiences.
Releases of stress hormones at night cause fat cells to flourish.