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Theranos may have self-destructed, but these Stanford students are still betting that health tech is going to be huge

A recent demo day showed that the recent trend toward healthcare tech is still in full swing.

A study comparing low-fat and low-carb diets may have revealed the real best diet for your body and brain

Participants in both low-carb and low-fat groups were assigned to an eating plan that decades of research suggest is the best for overall health.

I spent 2 weeks chatting with a robot about my anxiety — and found the tool to be surprisingly helpful

Woebot, an artificially intelligent chatbot, uses the principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy. I spent two weeks using the tool. Here's how it went.

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Google, researchers use AI to predict patient mortality — Mental health chatbot launches on iOS — Israel PM revea...

New research from Google, Stanford, the University of Chicago, and the University of California, suggests that AI could predict mortality, readmission.

A Stanford researcher is pioneering a dramatic shift in how we treat depression — and you can try her new app right now

Woebot is a free therapy chatbot created by a clinical psychologist at Stanford University. It launched as a stand-alone app in January.

A Stanford study of 45 million students found something startling about which kids succeed

How much students grew over a five-year period, far more than their average test scores, revealed which schools had the most effective education.

A former Stanford dean reveals 7 ways parents can raise successful kids

Julie Lythcott-Haims is the opposite of a helicopter parent, and she has numerous strategies for raising kids into capable adults.

3 books Stanford asks every new student to read

Stanford wants incoming freshmen to continue thinking critically about complex issues during the summer.

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Stanford uses AI to diagnose pneumonia — OIG plans to audit telehealth payments — Roche acquires lab analyti...

Stanford researchers developed an AI that can diagnose pneumonia in patients more accurately than human radiologists.
Reid Hoffman caused a "firestorm" over his choice.

Billionaire investor Reid Hoffman reveals why his family was furious at him for going to Stanford

Reid Hoffman defied his family when he made his college choice, choosing Stanford over the University of California-Berkeley.