Rania Awaad uses her training in psychiatry and Islamic law to address the health needs of Muslims at Stanford and throughout the Bay Area.
Even substantial efforts in reducing opioid addiction, preventing overdoses and providing addiction treatment won't curb the crisis any time soon.
Although pioneering scientist Gerald Reaven thought that insulin resistance did not affect the kidney, new research suggests that the story is more complex.
The ratio between a certain types of immune cells is able to predict whether latent TB will shift into an active infection, new research has found.
Monitoring changes in the levels of circulating bits of tumor DNA may help some lymphoma patients avoid unnecessary chemotherapy, Stanford researchers find.
In a new book, Stanford pain psychologist Beth Darnall offers practical tools for health care providers to help their patients reduce pain.
Stanford study finds no evidence of increased thyroid cancer risk in commercial airline crew, despite their increased exposure to cosmic ionizing radiation.
Stanford physician Donna Zulman is working to understand why high-need patients may not follow-up with care outside the clinic.
A new imaging technology that harnesses fluorescence allows scientists to detect tuberculosis in an hour and to measure drug efficacy.
For the past four years cardiologist Josh Knowles, MD, PhD, has been treating patients at Stanford who have a little-known but common genetic heart disease called …
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is caused by various genetic mutations that cause heart muscle to contract with too much force. New research suggests why.
Stanford researchers examine the use of deep brain stimulation therapy to treat alcohol use disorders and reduce relapse rates.
Humans' big brains may increase the risk of psychiatric disorders. Stanford researchers identify previously hidden DNA region that could be to blame.
People who develop abnormal numbers of skin cancers called basal cell carcinomas may be at increased risk of other, unrelated internal cancers.
Stroke can affect how we perceive our bodies' positions and movements. Now, mechanical engineers are trying to help to potentially create assistive devices.
Shashank Joshi discusses the impact of a proactive attitude towards mental health awareness and mental illness treatment, and why mental health in schools is key for student engagement and learning in this podcast.