Medicine

Stanford Medicine —

Plant-based meat versus animal meat

A diet that includes an average of two servings of plant-based meat alternatives lowers some cardiovascular risk factors compared with a diet that instead includes the same amount of animal meat, Stanford Medicine scientists found.

Stanford Medicine —

William Dement, giant in sleep medicine, dies at 91

A founder of the field of sleep medicine, ardent campaigner against the dangers of drowsiness and teacher of Stanford’s hugely popular Sleep and Dreams course, William Dement has died.