A new study finds tai chi balance training can be more effective than conventional exercise approaches for reducing falls in older adults with a high risk for falling.
A Stanford surgeon discusses the adverse conditions, physiological changes and surgical challenges faced by space travelers.
Rania Awaad uses her training in psychiatry and Islamic law to address the health needs of Muslims at Stanford and throughout the Bay Area.
New Stanford study reveals our brain’s serotonin system is actually composed of multiple parallel subsystems that sometimes act in opposing ways.
Stanford study finds no evidence of increased thyroid cancer risk in commercial airline crew, despite their increased exposure to cosmic ionizing radiation.
Stanford nutrition scientist Christopher Gardner discusses the many forms of milk and addresses the biggest misconceptions.
Stanford researchers examine the use of deep brain stimulation therapy to treat alcohol use disorders and reduce relapse rates.
NFL cheerleader and Stanford scribe and research coordinator Laurel Sharpless has improved screening for intimate partner violence in primary care clinics.
Stanford researchers developed a wearable device to measure how much cortisol people produce in their sweat. Cortisol is critical to many physiological processes.
Direct-to-consumer raw genetic data can be inaccurate, resulting in harm to patients and unnecessary costs to the health care system, new research suggests.
Data analyst Jonathan Altamirano discusses living in Nicaragua as a child and how that inspired his current health research at Stanford.
Stanford uses virtual reality to train emergency physicians, including on how to manage constant interruptions during a patient exam.
Researchers have made a molecular movie showing how retinal changes shape when hit by light. Retinal is critical to vision and many other light-driven processes.
Researchers engaged citizen scientists to take photos and collect other data to investigate how neighborhoods can affect health.
Researchers have used an ultrafast, intense X-ray laser to observe how Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria attack antibiotics, making the drugs ineffective.
Physician Shreya Shah discusses the controversies, problems and solutions to improve care for patients with high blood pressure in the United States.