Stanford neurologist Sharon Sha explains that diet, exercise, cognitive activity and sleep can all boost your brain health.
A widely used antacid may help prevent premature births, new Stanford-UCSF research that used computing to match existing drugs with diseases suggests.
Two scientists, who are married, team up in the lab to apply concepts from theoretical genetics to better understand health care fragmentation.
As a child, Isabelle Yi received treatment at Stanford for a neurological disorder. She returned as a nurse to care for patients with similar conditions.
A Stanford allergy specialist discusses how we can combat the negative health impacts of air pollution, in California and worldwide.
A team led by Howard Chang has contributed key technology to enable new experimental cancer therapy that uses CRISPR to edit immune cells.
Errol Ozdalga explains the real-world physiology behind superhero powers, like Superman's super speed and Aquaman's ability to breathe underwater.
Researchers zeroed in on the genes driving ground squirrel hibernation — and their insights could be helpful for understanding human health.
Lasers, heat maps, fluorescence and real-time imaging help guide surgeons who are developing new ways to enhance precision brain surgery.
Most children with antibiotic-resistant urinary tract infections get better on less powerful antibiotics than lab tests say they need, says Stanford study.
Cellular respiration has a downside: Its byproducts harm the mitochondria that perform this trick, endangering our brain cells.
A new study has identified T cells targeting the Epstein-Barr virus in autopsied Alzheimer's brains and in cerebrospinal fluid of Alzheimer's patients.
Scientists develop a technology to find "jumping genes," a type of genetic element that may contribute to antibiotic resistance.
The new Stanford Hospital is a high-tech place of healing for patients and families, and a place of innovation and well-being for employees and clinicians.
People with a mutation in an enzyme that breaks down alcohol may be at a higher risk for developing Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests.
How does a backache translate into such an uncomfortable sensation? And why does some pain go on and on? Stanford pain medicine specialists provide answers.