In the first post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford writes that picking a particular diet is not that important.
This In the Spotlight Q&A features Eddy Albarran, a graduate student in neurosciences, who is from Peru, loves languages, and is passionate about advocacy.
Being treated by kind, warm physicians can demonstrably improve patient health, Stanford social psychologists have found.
Long non-coding RNAs are important but poorly understood regulatory elements. Now Stanford scientists have uncovered they play a role in autism.
Between 2010 and 2015, the average annual cost of hospitalizations for gunshot wounds was $911 million, with $86 million for readmissions within six months, a Stanford study finds.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, medical student Yoo Jung Kim discusses the importance of effectively communicating with patients.
Stanford researchers have discovered a compound that reduces the symptoms of heart failure after a heart attack in initial animal tests.
A new blood test measures the DNA fragments of lung transplant donors in the blood of recipients, in hopes of preventing organ rejection and saving lives.
Dean Lloyd Minor discusses findings of Stanford Medicine's recently released Health Trends Report.
An episode of the radio show School's In discusses research on the way children learn and develop language and engage with the world around them.
Artificial intelligence tied to a wearable heart monitor has shown potential to help diagnose irregular heart rhythms, new research shows.
Scientists have pinpointed the ensemble of neurons that specifically gives rise to the unpleasantness of pain in the brain.
Stanford scientists have moved a big step closer toward using engineered immune cells to treat many forms of pediatric cancer.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, medical student Lauren Joseph shares her experience about obtaining consent in the medical field.
In this Q&A, Stanford scholar Jay Bhattacharya provides context to understand the recent decline in life expectancy in the United States.
A secondary analysis of a diet study showed that low-carbohydrate dieters who consumed the most saturated fats had better levels of lipids in their blood.