Nationwide, the percentage of health care visits for flulike symptoms ticked up above the baseline at the start of November and has remained elevated ever since, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health care providers must reckon with inherent race-based biases in medicine, which can reinforce false stereotypes in algorithms and lead to improper treatment recommendations or late diagnoses.
A Stanford Medicine medical student and anesthesiologist discuss how to prepare physicians in the face of climate change.
Purvesh Khatri has followed a winding path to medicine -- one that started with a hate for biology and a career in engineering.
Researchers at Stanford Medicine have investigated the mechanism of pulmonary fibrosis caused by long COVID.
As FDA weighs a ban on menthol in cigarettes, study shows how the tobacco industry targeted products to women, teens and Black people.
Researchers are making connections between the role of mucus and human health -- both in the brain and the lungs.
Researchers discuss the impact of climate change on children and suggest its impact on their health might be more severe, compared to adults.
Early in the pandemic, with few clues about how to treat critically-ill COVID-19 patients, Stanford’s ICU team developed and shared expertise to save lives.
The COVID-19 pandemic gives new relevance to a synthetic substance developed by Stanford researchers that could help respiratory patients breathe easier.
A Stanford allergy specialist discusses how we can combat the negative health impacts of air pollution, in California and worldwide.
Scientists have used CRISPR-Cas9 screens to reveal more about how the bacteria behind Legionnaire's disease infects humans.
In an excerpt from a piece that originally appeared in Months to Years, writer Dawn Newton looks back on a childhood with severe asthma.
Some viruses help drug-resistant bacteria grow in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients, new Stanford research shows.
By scouting for a particular immune cell in the blood, scientists can tell which patients with a lung-scarring disease are at higher risk for death.
About 31 million U.S. adults have food allergies, nearly half of which develop after age 18, findings that surprised food allergy experts.