Recent Stanford research on the importance of a particular gene in aging can be traced to a casual conversation between roommates.
Scientists from the MyHeart Counts research study have released data from 50,000 participants to enable additional investigations.
NASA and collaborating institutes, including Stanford, have examined the molecular and genetic differences between two twin astronauts.
A new policy brief from Stanford researchers identifies the connection between paid family leave and infant and maternal health benefits.
The prevalence of genetic testing in the United States falls short of the recommended guidelines for women with ovarian cancer, new research indicates.
Taxes encourage people to buy less soda, according to two new studies that find sugar-sweetened beverage taxes reduce local consumption.
Brain cells called microglia keep brains young by eliminating accumulations of protein debris. But their garbage-colllection ability fades with age.
Stanford researcher Michael Snyder describes his work cataloging the vast number of environmental particulates individuals are exposed to.
A push to personalize medicine can backfire when it comes to screening for colorectal cancer, says a Stanford gastroenterologist.
Elevated carbon dioxide levels may lead to reductions in the nutrients in common crops such as barley, wheat and rice, increasing malnutrition.
In the ninth and final post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford examines the Mediterranean diet.
Exercise and diet are the best way to control blood pressure. Ann Lindsay describes how physicians can convince their patients to make changes.
Stanford Medicine researchers presented preliminary findings of a study looking at the ability of smartwatches to detect symptoms of atrial fibrillation.
In the eighth post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford breaks down low-fat diets, which were popular in the 1980s.
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.