In an editorial, a Stanford resident argues for the need to enhance physician education about marijuana to help guide clinical decisions.
A Stanford psychiatrist gives practical advice to American clinicians unfamiliar with Ramadan fasting, a common spiritual practice for many Muslims.
A new Stanford neuroscience study reveals that creativity can slump or bump between ages 8 and 10, depending on the individual.
A Stanford study shows Pokémon expertise developed during childhood activates the brain region that processes information from the center of the retina.
Stanford scientists and their collaborators tracked the health of over 100 people for several years, flagging early signs of disease.
A Stanford researcher explains that genome-wide association studies of psychiatric disorders are far more reliable than older, smaller genetic studies.
New guidelines offer teens and young adults practical tips on how to safely and constructively interact on social media about suicide.
Millions of people are at risk from inadequate or unreliable lighting during surgery, so a Stanford surgeon is part of a team developing an affordable surgical headlamp.
A radio show features a Stanford oncologist discussing ultra-fast "flash" radiation therapy, which may kill cancer cells with less collateral damage.
Stanford geneticists discuss the future of genomics, including the importance of studying diverse populations for medical research.
A Stanford psychologist discusses the future of psychiatric artificial intelligence, including the challenges and potential benefits for AI-based mental health assessment.
Taxes encourage people to buy less soda, according to two new studies that find sugar-sweetened beverage taxes reduce local consumption.
A Stanford psychiatrist busts pervasive myths and explains key facts about schizophrenia, a chronic disease charactorized by altered thinking.
Doctors are trying to solve the mysteries surrounding the health of famous artists such as Leonardo da Vinci by examining their art.
A Stanford interdisciplinary program provides evidence of the mental health pathology caused by trauma to legal teams prosecuting human rights violators.
Is there a doctor in the house? Stanford study finds having a medical professional in your family is good for your health.