Two recent Stanford-led studies show the value of tweaking vaccines to enlist the entire immune system — not just part of it — in preventing HIV infection.
Stanford experts provide tips for helping young children learn to wear a cloth mask to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Dean Lloyd Minor of Stanford Medicine describes the key elements that must be in place for society to reopen safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stanford pediatric surgeon Janey Pratt converted her dining room to a factory, in order to produce cloth masks to protect people from COVID-19 transmission.
Stanford Health Care chief of staff Megan Mahoney, MD, answers questions about how to avoid the spread of COVID-19 as restrictions are loosened.
As COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift, Dean Lloyd Minor discusses the importance of safely re-engaging patients in preventive care.
A NOVA special featured Rhiju Das and the OpenVaccine project, in which gamers help scientists find an RNA molecule configuration for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Hepatitis C has become so widespread that experts are calling on doctors to screen all adults 18 to 79, even those with no known risk factors or symptoms.
“Exotendon,” a device that is clipped between a runner’s shoes and links them together, may be the secret to running faster.
Stanford researcher Eleni Linos turned to social media to see if it was a more effective way to spread information about skin cancer and tanning to youth.
In this installment of "Aspirin for prevention," physician-researcher Randall Stafford provides tips to calculate the risk of heart disease or stroke, to inform decisions about taking aspirin preventatively.
A team of Stanford physicians explains why research has found that taking aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease may be riskier than previously thought.
Many metastatic colorectal cancers appear "born to be bad," spreading to other organs before any diagnosis has been made, say Stanford researchers.
Stanford geneticists discuss the future of genomics, including the importance of studying diverse populations for medical research.
A push to personalize medicine can backfire when it comes to screening for colorectal cancer, says a Stanford gastroenterologist.
Stanford psychologist Ian Gotlib is examining how depression develops and working to identify potential opportunities for intervention.