Based on new technologies and improved understanding, physicians are no longer recommending routine use of radioprotective shields for X-ray procedures.
Stanford ENT surgeon discusses how viruses cause a loss of sense of smell, and what you should do about it in the era of the coronavirus pandemic.
With the coronavirus pandemic affecting group gatherings, some Stanford graduate students must choose between delaying or remotely defending their research.
Stanford dermatologist Roxana Daneshjou describes the advantages of using Twitter to discuss methods and findings of research papers.
A Stanford-trained surgeon discusses her research and personal experiences with gender bias in her quest for equality in health care.
A Stanford oncologist discusses how to improve cancer diagnosis and treatment, including using predictive modeling, liquid biopsies and immunotherapy.
A day in the life of Stephanie Chao, a Stanford pediatric surgeon, researcher and mother trying to live in the moment and balance the chaos.
A Stanford allergy specialist discusses how we can combat the negative health impacts of air pollution, in California and worldwide.
Stanford researchers investigate how to design better buildings that can improve their occupants’ health and productivity.
Should diseases be named after people? This conclusion of a two-part series looks at the arguments for using biologically-descriptive names, not eponyms.
Should diseases be named after people? This first of a two-part series includes arguments to continue using medical eponyms.
Researchers are working to develop a wearable sensor to measure stress, anxiety and depression based on changes in cortisol levels and other parameters.
Stanford study show the levels of cholesterol and fat in an infant’s blood can predict that child’s social and emotional development.
A Stanford-led study surveys the time biomedical researchers spend on reformatting manuscripts — estimating a $1 billion annual global labor cost.
Jason Melehani, a resident in internal medicine, has had a long and eclectic career path toward developing new therapies to treat tobacco smokers.
A study from Stanford researchers finds that food labels that highlight tastiness can improve healthy eating among students at five colleges.