Stanford research shows that nearly one in 20 reproductive-age women have depression and less than one-third are taking antidepressants.
A new mini-experiment from Stanford's WELL program challenges individuals to take five minutes out of their day to meditate, with the goal of improving well-being.
To prevent potentially harmful levels of pollutants from building up inside homes, air quality researcher Brett Singer provides tips.
A new report out of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department takes a science-first approach to detailing the boons of physical activity for human health.
Active-duty servicewomen face an increased risk of having a premature baby if they give birth soon after returning from deployment.
Rachael Flatt competed in the 2010 Winter Olympics. Now the former skater works on eating disorders prevention and intervention in a Stanford Medicine lab.
This Stanford Medicine study clarifies the underlying biology of high-grade serous ovarian cancer and could help lead to future therapies.
Douglas Lowy, deputy director of the National Cancer Institute, recently spoke at Stanford Medicine.
In a recent report on KQED, Stanford’s David Spiegel explains how a victim's health can be affected by sexual harassment in the short and long term.
This is the fifth in a series of blog posts, by Randall Stafford, MD, PhD discussing prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes.
Study finds even a modest weight gain causes the body to fluctuate on the molecular level, but most changes revert back when weight is lost.
Heart problems are the leading cause of death in pregnant women and new moms. A new set of guidelines will help doctors spot heart disease in these women.
Among women who had experienced accidental urination, those who took fesoterodine reported better sleep, Stanford researchers found.
Diabetes itself has few symptoms, but its consequences can lead to disability and death. Stanford's Randall Stafford breaks down complications.
In this fifth, final post in a series on high blood pressure, Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, explains target blood pressure guidelines.
In this piece in a series on high blood pressure, Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, tackles the problems caused by the side effects of medications.