Tom Catena, an American-trained physician, shares his experience providing care in war-torn, resource-deprived southern Sudan.
You've already knew our modern high-fat, high-sugar, high-starch, minimal-fiber diet was going to be the death of us all, because you've been told a thousand times. Now, a new study in mice gives us yet another reason to watch our intake.
Antibody-based hematopoietic stem cell transplants may transform the treatment of patients with blood and immune diseases including cancers.
Type 1 diabetes starts out as a sneak attack by bad-actor antibodies. But scientists at Stanford and UCSF have developed an early-warning system.
A new review of protein consumption recommends cutting back on overall protein consumption and shifting from meat-based proteins to plant-based proteins.
Experts studying nicotine and e-cigarette norms say that Juul has instigated a "nicotine arms race," causing a shift across the e-cigarette industry.
A team of researchers have found a new way to remove blood-producing stem cells, introducing the possibility of safer, and non-matched, transplants.
Stanford emergency medicine physician Rebecca Walker discusses her experience running an ultramarathon, and guiding a blind runner, in Antarctica.
This In the Spotlight features Miquell Miller, a Bahamas native who is now a surgery resident at Stanford. In this Q&A, she discusses her work and life.
In the third post in A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, clinician-researcher Randall Stafford points out the pros and cons of a vegetarian diet.
A Stanford study shows Hsp70 protein inhibitors can protect mice from Zika virus without developing drug resistance, demonstrating their clinical potential.
Patients who are taking the most common type of antidepressant may feel more pain when taking certain opioids, Stanford researchers have found.
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.