The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now recommends HIV screening for those aged 15-65 and increased use of PrEP, a pill that helps prevent infection.
The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores the power and joy of fundamental curiosity-driven scientific research and discovery.
Empathy isn't determined by our genes, it's a skill that improves with practice, explains Stanford psychologist-author Jamil Zaki.
A thyroid cancer patient has neck surgery that leaves no scar, in a new procedure and a first for Stanford surgeons.
The parasite that causes malaria is remarkably adept at developing resistance to the drugs devised to combat it. But new research suggests a solution.
A recent Stanford Medicine event, Celebrating Cancer Survivors, brought survivors together to share a variety of stories about living with cancer.
Stanford researchers disprove the idea that legalizing medical marijuana will lead to fewer deaths from opioid overdoses.
A therapy delayed the onset of Type 1 diabetes in at-risk people by about two years, new results from a clinical trial show.
In a episode of the World Class podcast, Stanford medicine and law professor David Studdert discusses gun violence and attitudes toward gun safety.
A state-of-the-field review of stem cell research by Stanford's Helen Blau reveals their promise & exposes problems in the path to clinical applications.
In the sixth post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford clarify the different types of care providers.
In this In the Spotlight Q&A, radiology instructor Ahmed Nagy El Kaffas shares how a best friend and a trip to China shaped his early career.
A new Stanford study found that allowing fathers to take time off following birth improves the health and mental well-being of mothers.
Physician burnout costs health care organizations about $7,600 annually for each physician they employ, Stanford researchers have found.
First-year medical student Lauren Joseph reflects on how her medical training has caused past habits and memories to resurface.
The PRIDE Study, now based at Stanford, is the first large, long-term national health study of sex and gender minorities.