The anti-inflammatory drug ketoprofen shows promise as effective medical treatment for lymphedema symptoms, small Stanford study finds
A team of economists have examined the importance of location and opioid prevalence to help tease out the relative importance of supply in the epidemic.
New Stanford research shows alarming trends in teens' use of a popular vaping device, suggesting they need better education about its addictive potential.
In this fourth post in the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford explains different drugs that are used to slow down the heart.
A new generation of brain cancer patients are working to improve care and connect and support patients using social media and advocacy.
In the latest installment in the series Understanding AFib, Randall Stafford explains the different types of blood thinners.
Decision scientist Mehlika Toy is working with the WHO to help eliminate the public health burden of hepatitis B by the year 2030.
A network of doctors that aims to diagnose mystery diseases has named 31 newly identified conditions and diagnosed more than 100 previously unsolved cases.
Stanford researchers have learned that cancer cells can batter their way into new territory, rather than relying on dissolving chemicals.
Cancerous tumors cause disease in two ways: they grow and spread. But a new immune therapy approach may be able to target both problems simultaneously.
Stanford scientists have found that viral infections shaped human genome evolution after interbreeding with Neanderthals 50,000 years ago.
In the second piece in a the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford examines which patients should use blood thinners.
A better understanding of how nanoparticles move from the bloodstream into a tumor could eventually lead to more effective cancer treatment.
In this interview, Stanford psychiatrist and novelist Daniel Mason reflects on the intersections between writing and psychiatry.
Scientists find new potential drug targets for heart disease and diabetes, while shedding more light on the genetics of cholesterol, a new study has found.
In this essay that originally appeared in Months to Years, writer Mal Schoen describes how he was diagnosed with colon cancer.