A Stanford research team learns how health workers in rural Uganda improvise solutions to overcome struggles to maintain a constant supply of clean water.
In the final installment of the Demystifying Heart Failure series, physician Randall Stafford and graduate student Min Joo Kim explain how heart failure can be treated and managed.
Ahead of its fall opening, writer Ruthann Richter reflected on her tour of the new Stanford Hospital's awesome views and inspiring spaces.
A Stanford research team learns about water, sanitation and hygiene services of rural health centers in Uganda with an eye toward designing improvements.
Improved nutrition — and access to healthy foods — can reduce the effects of sleep deprivation in physicians, new Stanford Medicine ressearch suggests.
In this seventh post in the Demystifying Heart Failure series, physician Randall Stafford and graduate student Min Joo Kim outline key medications.
How much are private sector companies doing to improve the health of their employees, consumers, communities and the environment? Are they investing in their neighborhoods? …
The health of poor, older adults in the U.S. varies substantially across local geographic regions, Stanford researchers found.
Stanford's Susan Golden discusses how life expectancy is steadily increasing worldwide and how to prepare and live a healthy long life.
This post, the sixth in the series, examines the benefits of activity for heart failure patients and provides some suggestions for exercising safely.
The best time to get a flu shot is when you haven't had antibiotics recently, a new study has found, because healthy gut bacteria protect immunity.
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.
This installment in the Demystifying Heart Failure series provides dietary guidance for those with heart failure as well as for those hoping to prevent it.
The conclusion of this series examines the benefits, and drawbacks, of probiotics. Stanford researchers clarify whether probiotics really improve health.
A team of Stanford scientists have devised a new imaging technology that harnesses ultrasound and photoacoustics to detect prostate cancer earlier.
This two-part series examines the benefits, and drawbacks, of probiotics. Stanford researchers clarify whether probiotics can really boost your health.