Stanford researchers developed a wearable device to measure how much cortisol people produce in their sweat. Cortisol is critical to many physiological processes.
Black men are more likely to get follow up care and to mention other health concerns after visiting a black doctor, a new Stanford study has found.
Stanford's Laila Soudi is documenting her travels among Syrian refugees in the Middle East, where she is developing relationships to make a difference.
What if you could stitch together single cells any way you wanted to? Potential medical and even industrial applications abound.
How should physicians and parents communicate with teens about marijuana use? Stanford adolescent medicine expert Seth Ammerman, MD, offers advice.
After her father's hospitalization, Stanford fellow Ilana Yurkiewicz realized that complications are accepted as routine, although many could be prevented.
Found in about half of all bacterial species, the cell membrane that surrounds the cell wall may be more critical for survival than previously thought.
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.
Today, diagnosing rare genetic diseases requires slow, educated guesswork, but a team of Stanford experts is automating the process.
Children with autism have structural and functional abnormalities in the brain circuit that normally makes social interaction feel rewarding.
A former Stanford biodesign innovation fellow describes how he and colleagues came to develop an inexpensive and simple tool to diagnose arrhythmias.
A small magnetic wire that attracts nanoparticles engineered to stick to tumor cells may stand to detect cancer earlier.
John Ioannidis recommends a change to the standards of nutrition research studies, suggesting that, as they stand, the results are fairly unreliable.
The no-cost Stanford Medical Youth Science Program helps aspiring low-income teens begin their journey toward careers in the medical and health sciences.
Data analyst Jonathan Altamirano discusses living in Nicaragua as a child and how that inspired his current health research at Stanford.
In an interview, Stanford bioengineer Michael Fischbach discussed the growing knowledge of the bacteria in our bodies and what that means for the future of medicine.