Stanford scientists have found 16 new genetic variants linked to a greater risk for autism, a finding that could help identify biomarkers for the disorder.
The second post in the Demystifying Heart Failure series, co-authored by cardiologist Fatima Rodriguez, addresses misconceptions about heart failure.
Stanford researchers discover a gel that, when applied to animal hearts, vastly reduces the formation of adhesions, scar tissue that cause complications.
A new Stanford study in children with autism showed the value of teaching parents how to use everyday interactions to motivate their children to speak.
A new Stanford study shows that people incorrectly think cigarettes with ecofriendly packaging are healthier and less harmful to the environment.
This BeWell article provides tips for cultivating and practicing self-forgivness. The benefits, researchers say, are numerous.
This post is the first in a series examining heart failure written by graduate student Min Joo Kim and physician-researcher Randall Stafford.
In this final piece on aspirin for prevention of heart attack and stroke, Randall Stafford explains factors for doctors and patients to consider.
Spending time in nature can improve mental health, but people are increasingly removed from it. A new model proposes a way of bringing those benefits to more people.
Scientists at Stanford have identified a gene key to the formation of a type of toxic protein in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease.
Researcher joins Stanford Medicine as a postdoctoral scholar in the Systems Neuroscience and Pain Lab to help others overcome addiction and incarceration.
Stanford researchers watch in real time bacteria building their protective outer shell. Their findings may help develop treatments for bacterial pathogens.
New Stanford research suggests that young people begin using nicotine products like e-cigarettes by trying fruit, mint or candy flavors.
This is the first in a series of three blog posts on aspirin for prevention. It clarifies the potential benefits and harms of aspirin use.
Hana Yago got a new heart from an organ donor when she was a toddler. Last month, she and her parents met the young donor's family for the first time.
Pioneering immunotherapy drug Provenge is enjoying a revival, thanks to a large new clinical trial that will test it in men with early prostate cancer.