A study from Stanford researchers finds that food labels that highlight tastiness can improve healthy eating among students at five colleges.
New methods of monitoring residents' workloads could help alleviate overburdened schedules by pinpointing the busiest shifts, a new study shows.
Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim writes about smells in the hospital and how they can trigger fond memories and provide motivation.
Taking an overview look at research into burnout and quality of care, Stanford researchers confirm a link between burned-out providers and poor care.
Physician, writer and mother Diana Farid writes about balancing the importance of medically accurate language with a desire to comfort her child.
Stanford Medicine pulmonologist Mark Nicolls is working with Nobel winner Gregg Semenza to boost the success of lung transplants.
A Stanford study finds that more than half of transgender teenagers intentionally gain or lose weight to align their bodies with their gender identity.
Stanford research shows that having high blood pressure at peak exercise intensity could indicate good fitness, rather than revealing heart disease risk.
A Stanford biomedical data scientist discusses how computational modeling of big data could help improve personalized chemotherapy selection in the future.
A large patient population makes it difficult to maintain a clean water supply and sustain safe hand hygiene practices at the Rwamwanja Health Center III.
This In the Spotlight features Stanford psychiatry resident Omar Sahak, who failed his first college biology class but forged his own path to medicine.
Stanford researchers examined how people react to museum exhibits offering an immersive experience with the single-cell organism Euglena.
Third year medical student Orly Farber discovers the whirlwind of clinical rotations and the satisfaction of not just learning, but doing medicine.
A new approach to biobanking that streamlines sample storage and processing is enabling Stanford scientists and doctors to pursue new lines of research.
Through genetic tests and databases of symptoms, doctors in a network of clinical centers help families determine what is affecting their children's health.
Why do doctors become less curious over time? And how can it be fixed? Physician Amitha Kalaichandran discusses the importance of promoting curiosity.