Firearm violence as a public health problem was the focus of a recent Stanford Medicine forum. Physicians should conduct more research on gun violence and advocate for gun safety with patients, presenters said.
Stanford research shows that nearly one in 20 reproductive-age women have depression and less than one-third are taking antidepressants.
Struck by the public health aspect of gun violence, more than three dozen Stanford medical and physician assistant students expressed their views to lawmakers.
Stanford sleep specialist Jamie Zeitzer discusses how we monitor, and could monitor, sleep in the 21st century.
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.
The Stanford-based Tobacco Prevention Toolkit offers a resource for educators and young people to learn about tobacco product use and their health.
Is preventing gun violence really the work of clinicians? Yes, argues first-year Stanford medical student Orly Farber.
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.
As part of the "Breaking down diabetes" series, physician Randall Stafford provides a straightforward guide to medications that can treat Type 2 diabetes.
Metformin is physician-researcher Randall Stafford's go-to drug for diabetes. He explains why in this installment in the series, Breaking down diabetes.
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.
A comparison of diets for weight loss for those with different levels of insulin and metabolic genes did not find a clear winner.
Douglas Lowy, deputy director of the National Cancer Institute, recently spoke at Stanford Medicine.