In a recent commentary, Alan Schatzberg speaks out about the potential harms, and many questions, that surround ketamine's use to treat depression.
Stanford researchers find that colorectal cancer is being diagnosed at later stages in younger patients, suggesting risk of the disease is growing.
Stanford researchers, seeking ways to regenerate muscle after injury, find a promising method using collagen and vascular cells.
If physicians follow the guidelines for patients with leg and lower back pain and wait before getting MRIs, it could save half a billion dollars a year.
Firefighters, lawyers, teachers and other professionals have plenty to teach physicians about avoiding burnout and finding meaning in their work.
In response to views that cigarettes were unhealthful, tobacco companies used images of medical professionals to sell their products.
In a southern African nation, a clinic is helping children who suffer from debilitating ear, nose and throat conditions that are rare in the U.S.
A push to personalize medicine can backfire when it comes to screening for colorectal cancer, says a Stanford gastroenterologist.
Exercise and diet are the best way to control blood pressure. Ann Lindsay describes how physicians can convince their patients to make changes.
While different Asian groups vary in their risk for heart disease and stroke, all Asian groups are more likely to die early of a stroke than whites.
Stanford researchers make progress in predicting which patients will suffer heart problems from chemotherapy, and may have found a drug to mitigate them.
Stanford pain researchers say we can curb the prescription opioid crisis, while treating pain, by using a variety of tactics.
The best way to predict which patients will suffer chronic pain after surgery is to ask them how they're feeling, Stanford researchers find.
Someone born with a relatively simple heart problem, even when it's fixed by surgery, is 13 times as likely to later develop heart failure.
Orthopaedic surgeon Constance Chu has spent her career seeking ways to prevent osteoarthritis from developing after a knee injury.
Physicians are more satisfied in their jobs, a Stanford survey finds, but they're less happy than workers in other fields.