In the seventh post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford examines the pros and cons of a low-carb diet.
Stanford pain researchers say we can curb the prescription opioid crisis, while treating pain, by using a variety of tactics.
Is there a doctor in the house? Stanford study finds having a medical professional in your family is good for your health.
Writer Amy Adams reflects on her own experience with measles, and her lingering fears that she may have spread the virus to someone who was vulnerable.
When thinking about which extracurriculars to do in medical school, this student asks herself, "What matters to me, and why?”
An antibody against the "don't eat me" signal on cancer cells appears safe and well-tolerated by patients with advanced cancers. A phase 2 trial is planned.
Retail prices at pharmacies may bear little relationship to the actual market prices of medications, and pharmacy benefit managers are part of the reason.
A Stanford neurobiologist takes on the challenge of explaining neuroscience in a series of brief videos on Instagram, five a week for an entire year.
The best way to predict which patients will suffer chronic pain after surgery is to ask them how they're feeling, Stanford researchers find.
Using human embryonic stem cells to study nicotine's effect in development shows defects in cellular communication and longevity, say Stanford scientists.
Cracking the crystal structure of a protein complex centered around a major immune signaling protein, interferon-gamma, may speed its medical use.
At a recent Stanford Health Policy Forum, researchers Anne Case and Rebecca Bernert discussed suicide in the United States.
The new Stanford Hospital will include an array of technology to optimize the patient, and clinician, experience, including communication tools.