Many early clinical studies of COVID-19 fail to meet quality standards, raising concerns that the data could be of little meaningful use, research finds.
Stanford-led research finds that the blood-brain barrier may be much more permeable -- albeit selectively so -- than previously thought.
Rep. John Lewis, who died July 17, 2020, was interviewed in April 2019 for a Stanford Medicine course on leadership and finding moral identity.
Experts from the Stanford Caregiver Center offer help for people doing the sometimes overwhelming work of caring for ill or vulnerable loved ones.
Stanford-led research examines state rules allowing dispensaries to make erroneous claims about the effectiveness of cannabis in treating opioid addiction.
A new white paper from Stanford Medicine and the Bill Lane Center for the American West explores the challenges and promise of telehealth solutions.
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.
On the radio show "Forum," Black medical workers spoke about the new awareness of racism, and how writing helps them process their emotions.
Dust pollution in the air contributes to infant mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa, a Stanford-led study found. Watering the desert may lessen the harm.
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 scientists have built a detailed picture of the biological clock of pregnancy, tracking thousands of metabolic markers throughout gestation.
This final post in the Understanding UTIs series addresses antibiotic resistance and provides a wrap-up of key points to remember.
A comprehensive Stanford study of data on California gun sales and first-time gun owners shows a link between suicides and handgun ownership.
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.
Known as the “father of sleep medicine,” long-time Stanford Medicine faculty member William Dement is remembered for his charm, quirkiness and generosity.