Rigid gender expectations hurt everyone’s health. A series of papers in the Lancet works to clarify how this happens and spur improvements.
In this Q&A, Stanford physician-scientists Stanley Deresinski and Marisa Holubar explain why responsible use of antibiotics is so important worldwide.
A Stanford psychiatrist gives practical advice to American clinicians unfamiliar with Ramadan fasting, a common spiritual practice for many Muslims.
In this fifth post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford outline the different types of talk therapy.
Scientists monitored 106 individuals (some of whom have prediabetes) to see how the condition, and infections, impact immune-and-microbiome-related health.
In his last Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, a soon-to-graduate student reflects on his time in medical school and his time writing for Scope.
Six episodes explain the Stanford Medicine pilot project, which used patient data to create personalized health plans addressing concerns and risks.
Stanford's Abby King shares evidence-backed strategies to get people to exercise more and sit less. "You don't need fancy equipment," she said.
A Stanford psychiatrist argues that internet privacy is a mental health issue and an online bill of rights is needed in the U.S.
Third-year medical student Neil Rens explains why he chooses to advocate for stricter vaccination requirements in California.
E-cigarette flavorings are harmful to blood vessel cells even in the absence of nicotine. The flavors of cinnamon and menthol are particularly dangerous.
At day two of the Big Data in Precision Health conference, DJ Patil shared how he discovered data science and was hired by the Obama administration.
At the Big Data in Precision Health conference, clinicians discussed using patient health data to enhance primary care through the Humanwide pilot project.
Mallory Smith's memoir chronicles her life with cystic fibrosis. Christy Hartman knew Mallory, and attended a campus event celebrating Mallory's book.
Speakers at Stanford's Big Data in Precision Health conference discuss how their work with big data impacts and informs sleep research.
In the fourth post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford clarify different types of medications.