Stanford's WELL for Life initiative encourages you to get outside through a "mini challenge" that emphasizes the role of nature in your well-being.
Author: Hanae Armitage
New imaging technique can spot tuberculosis infection in an hour
A new imaging technology that harnesses fluorescence allows scientists to detect tuberculosis in an hour and to measure drug efficacy.
Continuous blood sugar monitoring suggests even “healthy” people need to mind their carbs
Continuously monitoring blood sugar levels turns up new evidence to suggest that more people have sharp increases in their blood sugar than expected.
Scientists use magnets to detect cancer
A small magnetic wire that attracts nanoparticles engineered to stick to tumor cells may stand to detect cancer earlier.
Is nutrition research dependable? Stanford’s John Ioannidis weighs in
John Ioannidis recommends a change to the standards of nutrition research studies, suggesting that, as they stand, the results are fairly unreliable.
Successful diabetes management program brings down cost of care
A diabetes program, developed with a Stanford scientist, helps cut costs of diabetes-related health care expenses by $815 per year per person.
Will you get sick next flu season? It may depend on how many natural killer cells you have
Scientists at Stanford find a biomarker for flu susceptibility, enabling predictions of if someone is going to fall ill to the virus after being exposed.
Scientists tap sound and acoustics to listen in on the brain, track mosquitoes, design heart tissue and more
Researchers at Stanford are harnessing sound and acoustics to innovate technologies that boost medical and health applications; from a stethoscope that "hears" brain waves, to software that identifies the hums of mosquitoes.
New center aims to predict disease earlier and, when possible, prevent it altogether
Scientists who work with the Stanford Precision Health and Integrated Diagnostics Center set out to find new ways to precisely predict, prevent and diagnose diseases that range from diabetes to mental health.
The digital evolution of health care at Big Data in Precision Health
During a digital health-focused session at the Big Data in Precision Health conference, four speakers detailed the ways in which they're harnessing digital technologies to empower patient health.
Elevating everyone at the Big Data in Precision Health conference
Experts from academia, industry government and more came together at this year's Big Data in Precision Health conference to share successes, lessons and insights into how they're breaking down data to precisely advance health care and research.
What everyone should know about HPV
During a recent talk, Lisa Goldthwaite, a clinical assistant professor at Stanford, told the truths of HPV, sharing practical insights and lessons that are important to everyone's health.
Contraception: An evolution and history
At the recent Stanford Women's Health Forum, Kate Shaw, a clinical associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke about the evolution and history of birth control.
Countdown to Big Data in Precision Health: Understanding the hype and the hope for AI in health care
Dekel Gelbman, CEO of FDNA, speaks on the role of artificial intelligence in health care, and how he sees AI contributing to genetic diagnostic in particular.
PET scan tracer could predict efficacy of cancer “vaccine”
Scientists at Stanford have created a new PET scan-compatible tracing agent that tracks immune cells poised to attack cancer, offering a new way to predict the success of certain therapies.
Countdown to Big Data in Precision Health: Where machine learning and clinical care intersect
Jenna Wiens, an assistant professor at the University of Michigan, speaks to how big data, machine learning and health care intersect in advance of the Big Data in Precision Health conference at Stanford.