Elevated carbon dioxide levels may lead to reductions in the nutrients in common crops such as barley, wheat and rice, increasing malnutrition.
In the ninth and final post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford examines the Mediterranean diet.
Exercise and diet are the best way to control blood pressure. Ann Lindsay describes how physicians can convince their patients to make changes.
Stanford Medicine researchers presented preliminary findings of a study looking at the ability of smartwatches to detect symptoms of atrial fibrillation.
In the eighth post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford breaks down low-fat diets, which were popular in the 1980s.
For babies in developing countries, pneumonia vaccines seem to work better if their mothers receive treatment for parasitic infections during pregnancy.
Documenting the safest routes to walk to school through a phone app can increase the likelihood that kids will bike or walk to class.
In the seventh post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford examines the pros and cons of a low-carb diet.
Is there a doctor in the house? Stanford study finds having a medical professional in your family is good for your health.
Using human embryonic stem cells to study nicotine's effect in development shows defects in cellular communication and longevity, say Stanford scientists.
At a recent Stanford Health Policy Forum, researchers Anne Case and Rebecca Bernert discussed suicide in the United States.
In the sixth post in A Skeptical Look At Popular Diets, Stanford physician Randall Stafford analyzes the pros and cons of a raw food diet.
Physicians are more satisfied in their jobs, a Stanford survey finds, but they're less happy than workers in other fields.
A new study has found that opioid-related deaths are highest on the East Coast and opioids are affecting an increasing number of African-Americans.
In this In the Spotlight Q&A, Meera Sheffrin discusses her work as a Stanford geriatrician and offers insight into aging and health.
In the fifth post in A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, clinician-researcher Randall Stafford analyzes the gluten-free diet.