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 are using lab-grown heart cells to investigate how Chagas disease, which is spread by "kissing bugs," affects heart health.
In the third post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford address the treatments available for depression.
In this 1:2:1 podcast, host Paul Costello discusses the new book about PTSD, "The Unspeakable Mind," written by Stanford psychiatrist Shaili Jain.
In this second post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and Randall Stafford examine barriers to accessing mental health care.
Stanford anesthesiologist Edward Mariano discusses the progress and goals of the National Academy of Medicine's opioid collaborative.
In this essay, which originally appeared in Months to Years, writer Nicole Hardina reflects on caregiving for her partner who was dying of brain cancer.
New Stanford research suggests a method of analyzing cell-phone videos of children could alleviate the bottleneck in autism diagnosis around the world.
Firefighters, lawyers, teachers and other professionals have plenty to teach physicians about avoiding burnout and finding meaning in their work.
In this 1:2:1 podcast, Greg Albers, director of the Stanford Stroke Center, joins host Paul Costello in conversation about the latest in stroke research.
Helicobacter pylori, a potentially nasty bacteria, somehow lives in one of every two human stomachs -- no mean feat. Here's how the bug pulls it off.
This is the first in a series called Taking Depression Seriously, which aims to explain the disease and offer tips for navigating the health care system.
Giving an inhaled hormone to children with autism for four weeks improves their social behavior, a new study by Stanford researchers indicates.
A Stanford researcher explains that genome-wide association studies of psychiatric disorders are far more reliable than older, smaller genetic studies.
Stanford researchers have developed a technique to encourage the immune system to target a section of the flu virus that is conserved year to year.