A Stanford study shows Hsp70 protein inhibitors can protect mice from Zika virus without developing drug resistance, demonstrating their clinical potential.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, fourth-year medical student, Nathaniel Fleming gives advice to future medical students.
Former Stanford pediatrics resident Nadine Burke Harris will be sworn in by Gov. Gavin Newsom as California’s first-ever surgeon general on Feb 11.
Teenager Chicco Adamo was severely injured while kayaking. But, thanks to care teams at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, he is recovering.
Learning to how to read the body language of a horse helps doctors, and future doctors learn how to communicate better, non-verbally, with their patients.
Rhode Island has instituted cost controls to limit the growth in health care spending. A Stanford analysis suggests they are effective.
Less than 5 percent of interventional cardiologists are women. A study has found that changing hours, male-dominant culture and radiation are deterrents.
Physician Justin Thompson offers guidance on the safety of exercising during pregnancy. Many non-contact activities are healthy.
Alvin Roth, a Nobel laureate and Stanford faculty member, explains how the economic concept of repugnant markets applies to heroin in the United States.
In the second piece in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, clinician and researcher Randall Stafford examines the paleo diet.
Stanford Medicine pediatric surgeon and innovator Tom Krummel discussed his career trajectory at a recent talk.
More than 50,000 pregnant women per year experience life-threatening complications of pregnancy and childbirth, but no one understands why.
Stanford psychologist Ian Gotlib is examining how depression develops and working to identify potential opportunities for intervention.
Proponents say a "Medicare for All" approach would expand access and affordability of health care in the U.S. But there are practical downsides.
A small change in how patients learn to think about side effects of a food allergy treatment greatly reduces their anxiety, Stanford researchers found.
Nutrition experts debate the reliability of nutrition studies, their typical flaws and how researchers can perform better studies moving forward.