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.
Inspired by his son's illness, Ron Davis and colleagues have discovered a diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a notoriously elusive disease.
New guidelines offer teens and young adults practical tips on how to safely and constructively interact on social media about suicide.
Scientists at Stanford and beyond are working toward a new type of tuberculosis diagnostic that utilizes blood samples.
A radio show features a Stanford oncologist discussing ultra-fast "flash" radiation therapy, which may kill cancer cells with less collateral damage.
Women scheduled for C-sections know the levels of pain relief they'll need, and are happier with their experience if given a choice.
Some viruses help drug-resistant bacteria grow in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients, new Stanford research shows.
A Stanford psychologist discusses the future of psychiatric artificial intelligence, including the challenges and potential benefits for AI-based mental health assessment.
Results from a multi-center clinical trial show that a drug lowers the risk of kidney failure by a third in people with Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease.
A Stanford-led study of preschoolers in Pakistan identifies three factors that can help kids develop executive function and resilience.
Scientists from the MyHeart Counts research study have released data from 50,000 participants to enable additional investigations.
Stanford researchers have created an algorithm to detect familial hypercholesterolemia, a hard-to-diagnose genetic disease.