Duke University knowingly submitted a staffer’s falsified data to court millions of dollars in federal grant money, according to a whistleblower’s lawsuit that will see the university shell out a $112.5 million settlement. Former Duke employee Joseph Thomas alleged that…

It looks like the hippocampus is capable of generating new neurons after all—up to the ninth decade of life, according to a new study in Nature that may breathe new life into Alzheimer’s research.

Surgery might not immediately come to mind as a solution in the fight to end tuberculosis. Certainly, antibiotics are the standard treatment for this infectious disease that affects 10 million people worldwide.

The good news is that tuberculosis deaths are declining steadily. The bad news is that we are wildly off track to meet the bold targets set for controlling the world’s #1 lethal infectious disease.

Global health care has a supply and demand problem. Women are primed to fill the gap, but gender inequity in the workplace squanders female talent, compromising health systems. The current paradigm—men leading and women delivering health care—is built on inequities. These…

As many as 1 billion in India live in areas lacking adequate water—yet the country is the world’s third largest groundwater exporter, a report published today by WaterAid reveals.  

A vast array of diversity colors the world, but people are generally united by one “universal yearning: to enjoy healthy lives," writes Lloyd Minor, dean of the Stanford School of Medicine, in the latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine.

U.S. News & World Report rolled out its rankings of public health schools and programs in the US shortly after midnight:   1. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2. Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 2. University of North Carolina Gillings School of…

Rise with Refugees: Responding to an Urgent and Accelerating Global Crisis In collaboration with Global Health NOW from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Stanford Refugee Research Project is convening UN leaders and other experts to explore how to…

The cost of crucial vaccines for disease like Ebola and Zika may become unmanageable due to eroded pricing protections, warned Médecins Sans Frontières in an open letter to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness. CEPI took an “alarming step backwards” by reversing its…