Many metastatic colorectal cancers appear "born to be bad," spreading to other organs before any diagnosis has been made, say Stanford researchers.
A patient worried that cancer may run in her family finds answers through genetic testing offering by Stanford Medicine's Humanwide project.
In the seventh post in the series Taking Depression Seriously, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford outline how healthy behaviors can lessen symptoms.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now recommends HIV screening for those aged 15-65 and increased use of PrEP, a pill that helps prevent infection.
Empathy isn't determined by our genes, it's a skill that improves with practice, explains Stanford psychologist-author Jamil Zaki.
The parasite that causes malaria is remarkably adept at developing resistance to the drugs devised to combat it. But new research suggests a solution.
A recent Stanford Medicine event, Celebrating Cancer Survivors, brought survivors together to share a variety of stories about living with cancer.
Stanford researchers disprove the idea that legalizing medical marijuana will lead to fewer deaths from opioid overdoses.
A therapy delayed the onset of Type 1 diabetes in at-risk people by about two years, new results from a clinical trial show.
In the sixth post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford clarify the different types of care providers.
In this In the Spotlight Q&A, radiology instructor Ahmed Nagy El Kaffas shares how a best friend and a trip to China shaped his early career.
The PRIDE Study, now based at Stanford, is the first large, long-term national health study of sex and gender minorities.
In an editorial, a Stanford resident argues for the need to enhance physician education about marijuana to help guide clinical decisions.
A third of young athletes register high blood pressure, raising questions about their health — or about the new U.S. hypertension guidelines.
In this Q&A, Stanford physician-scientists Stanley Deresinski and Marisa Holubar explain why responsible use of antibiotics is so important worldwide.
In this fifth post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford outline the different types of talk therapy.