For babies in developing countries, pneumonia vaccines seem to work better if their mothers receive treatment for parasitic infections during pregnancy.
Documenting the safest routes to walk to school through a phone app can increase the likelihood that kids will bike or walk to class.
In the seventh post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford examines the pros and cons of a low-carb diet.
Is there a doctor in the house? Stanford study finds having a medical professional in your family is good for your health.
Using human embryonic stem cells to study nicotine's effect in development shows defects in cellular communication and longevity, say Stanford scientists.
At a recent Stanford Health Policy Forum, researchers Anne Case and Rebecca Bernert discussed suicide in the United States.
In the sixth post in A Skeptical Look At Popular Diets, Stanford physician Randall Stafford analyzes the pros and cons of a raw food diet.
Physicians are more satisfied in their jobs, a Stanford survey finds, but they're less happy than workers in other fields.
A new study has found that opioid-related deaths are highest on the East Coast and opioids are affecting an increasing number of African-Americans.
In this In the Spotlight Q&A, Meera Sheffrin discusses her work as a Stanford geriatrician and offers insight into aging and health.
In the fifth post in A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, clinician-researcher Randall Stafford analyzes the gluten-free diet.
This challenge asks participants to recognize when negative thoughts are occurring and try to diffuse them when they turn worrisome or distracting.
In the fourth post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford examines pros and cons of a ketogenic diet.
You've already knew our modern high-fat, high-sugar, high-starch, minimal-fiber diet was going to be the death of us all, because you've been told a thousand times. Now, a new study in mice gives us yet another reason to watch our intake.
A new review of protein consumption recommends cutting back on overall protein consumption and shifting from meat-based proteins to plant-based proteins.
Experts studying nicotine and e-cigarette norms say that Juul has instigated a "nicotine arms race," causing a shift across the e-cigarette industry.