Researchers have discovered a protein signal that promotes the growth of collateral arteries, which can provide backup if major arteries are blocked.
Long non-coding RNAs are important but poorly understood regulatory elements. Now Stanford scientists have uncovered they play a role in autism.
Stanford researchers have discovered a compound that reduces the symptoms of heart failure after a heart attack in initial animal tests.
Artificial intelligence tied to a wearable heart monitor has shown potential to help diagnose irregular heart rhythms, new research shows.
Scientists have pinpointed the ensemble of neurons that specifically gives rise to the unpleasantness of pain in the brain.
Stanford scientists have moved a big step closer toward using engineered immune cells to treat many forms of pediatric cancer.
In this Q&A, Stanford scholar Jay Bhattacharya provides context to understand the recent decline in life expectancy in the United States.
A study in Nature details a discovery with potential clinical significance for treating eating disorders such as anorexia. To make that discovery, Stanford researchers had to develop a "first-time-ever" way of teasing apart two separate but closely intertwined sets of identical-appearing neurons in the brain.
As an African-American with chronic illness, Eric Sibley prevailed in academic medicine where few colleagues shared his challenges.
In this excerpt originally in Months to Years, Michelle Mindlin reflects on how she found courage as she faced cancer repeatedly.
Small trial conducted by Stanford researchers links activity in the brain's reward processing system with drug relapse in patient cohort.
New research has confirmed that an antigen in some variants of the flu virus and vaccine can, in rare cases, trigger an autoimmune response leading to narcolepsy.
About 31 million U.S. adults have food allergies, nearly half of which develop after age 18, findings that surprised food allergy experts.
Stanford's WELL for Life initiative is challenging you to practice the art of mindfulness for one week to promote self-care.
Emergency medicine physician Al’ai Alvarez discusses how he integrates gratitude into his daily life and its many widespread benefits.
A Stanford psychiatry resident discusses the peer-to-peer support programs available to Stanford’s medical students, which she helped create.