People with a mutation in an enzyme that breaks down alcohol may be at a higher risk for developing Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests.
How does a backache translate into such an uncomfortable sensation? And why does some pain go on and on? Stanford pain medicine specialists provide answers.
Stanford researchers have teased apart the addictive and pro-social effects of MDMA -- suggesting the possibliity of a non-addictive therapy.
Talking with a patient's loved ones can help ease their emotional burden and inform the patient's care, writes Stanford medical student Tasnim Ahmed.
Stanford researchers found that the same part of the motor cortex that controls hand movement also appears to influence muscles used for talking.
Stanford study show the levels of cholesterol and fat in an infant’s blood can predict that child’s social and emotional development.
Stanford obstetrician Yasser El-Sayed has published a collection of short stories exploring themes of home, identity and cultural dislocation.
When it comes to antibiotic resistance, the root problem to address is overuse and misuse, writes Lloyd Minor, dean of the Stanford School of Medicine.
In this episode of "The Future of Everything," host Russ Altman and guest Ross Shachter discuss how AI can help radiologists with diagnosis accuracy.
This "In the Spotlight" features Carolyn Dundes, a PhD candidate in Stanford's Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine program and an LGBTQ advocate.
How "out" should you be in your application? What questions should you ask? Stanford MD/PhD student Tim Keyes offers tips for LGBTQ-identifying med school applicants.
Many health surveys omit nomadic African populations, leaving them undercounted for aid and resources. That wasn't OK with medical student Hannah Wild.
In this 1:2:1 podcast, host Paul Costello discusses drug shortages with Stanford and Veterans Affairs anesthesiologist Ed Mariano.
In this series, three Stanford physicians discuss how Stanford Medicine medical students are learning to navigate difficult conversations.
Nephrology practices that are proactive rather than reactive provide better care at a lower cost, Stanford researchers find.
Surgeon Irene Wapnir and her colleagues developed a new technique for creating biological breast implants for women who have undergone a mastectomy.