A fourth-year medical student reflects on the importance of the many questions doctors pose to their patients.
A set of structurally similar proteins can activate a receptor for nicotine on immune cells, resulting in a dialing down of inflammation.
"We must accept that we will fail before we succeed." So said Opher Kornfeld, PhD, during his speech at Stanford Medicine's diploma ceremony.
The American Cancer Society joins forces with National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers to promote the HPV vaccine and eliminate cervical cancer.
At 91, Jack Farquhar reflects on the growth of the field of preventative health, his longevity, the importance of community and more.
New Stanford research is clarifying the powerful role played by the mind in pain, health, social settings, education and more.
During Stanford Medicine's diploma ceremony, graduate Charlotte Rajasing offered these parting words to her classmates.
A patient who struggled with being overweight for much of her life says she finally found success because of the trusting relationship she has with her doctor.
On Saturday, June 16, Dean Lloyd Minor welcomed 166 School of Medicine graduates along with Stanford faculty, family and friends for the diploma ceremony.
Graduation for Stanford Medicine MD, PhD, and MS students will be held this Saturday. Check in on social media to follow along.
Stanford's Karl Deisseroth has won the 2018 Kyoto Prize in applied technology for his invention and application of optogenetics.
In this installment of "Aspirin for prevention," physician-researcher Randall Stafford provides tips to calculate the risk of heart disease or stroke, to inform decisions about taking aspirin preventatively.
A design challenge called Disrupt Diabetes was created and spearheaded by two Stanford seniors — best friends and aspiring doctors who felt that innovations for people with diabetes should bubble up from patients’ daily experiences and priorities.
In each of our abdomens sit trillions of microbes, but a bout of diarrhea can induce a lasting round of gut-bug disruption, new research indicates.
Scientists at Stanford find a biomarker for flu susceptibility, enabling predictions of if someone is going to fall ill to the virus after being exposed.
Antiretroviral therapy, a breakthrough treatment for HIV infection, suppresses the levels of circulating HIV viral particles in the blood. When it works, cancer rates drop, according to a new study. Still, even when the therapy is successful, HIV-positive individuals retain elevated rates of cancer.