A Stanford researcher discusses how toxic pollutants can make people more susceptible to COVID-19 and why people of color are particularly vulnerable.
People taking two common types of drugs for hypertension are at no heightened risk, as has been feared, for increased severity or complications of COVID-19.
A new white paper from Stanford Medicine and the Bill Lane Center for the American West explores the challenges and promise of telehealth solutions.
Stanford researchers found that Californians living in areas of high agricultural activity are more likely to have unexplained end-stage renal disease.
Fathers with chronic illnesses may have a higher risk of having a child who is preterm, has low birth weight, or needs NICU care.
A study links ulcerative colitis to the depletion of important acids ordinarily produced by a set of gut microbes mysteriously missing in action.
A Stanford physician and leader at the American Heart Association explains why the organization's goals for 2030 include more than heart health.
Stanford specialists discuss how the source of a person's pain can affect what they feel, and the connection between chronic pain and psychological factors.
How does a backache translate into such an uncomfortable sensation? And why does some pain go on and on? Stanford pain medicine specialists provide answers.
In this final piece on aspirin for prevention of heart attack and stroke, Randall Stafford explains factors for doctors and patients to consider.
Mallory Smith's memoir chronicles her life with cystic fibrosis. Christy Hartman knew Mallory, and attended a campus event celebrating Mallory's book.
Inspired by his son's illness, Ron Davis and colleagues have discovered a diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a notoriously elusive disease.
Some viruses help drug-resistant bacteria grow in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients, new Stanford research shows.
A Stanford anesthesiologist is working to understand why pain becomes agonizing and chronic by examining the role of cells known as microglia.
As an African-American with chronic illness, Eric Sibley prevailed in academic medicine where few colleagues shared his challenges.
In this essay, Cynthia Lim reflects on her experience caring for her husband, who was left with brain damage following a cardiac arrest.