The PRIDE Study, now based at Stanford, is the first large, long-term national health study of sex and gender minorities.
A third of young athletes register high blood pressure, raising questions about their health — or about the new U.S. hypertension guidelines.
Stanford's Abby King shares evidence-backed strategies to get people to exercise more and sit less. "You don't need fancy equipment," she said.
A Stanford psychiatrist argues that internet privacy is a mental health issue and an online bill of rights is needed in the U.S.
Third-year medical student Neil Rens explains why he chooses to advocate for stricter vaccination requirements in California.
Speakers at Stanford's Big Data in Precision Health conference discuss how their work with big data impacts and informs sleep research.
In the fourth post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford clarify different types of medications.
Teenagers who owned promotional items for nicotine-containing products were twice as likely as other teens to start using the products.
The Digital Health in the Rural American West workshop addressed health disparities that are often overlooked and understudied in the vast region.
Osteoarthritis has traditionally been thought to be an inevitable result of wear and tear. But it's now clear the immune system is playing a leading role.
Stanford Medicine's Humanwide pilot project offers a promising model for personalized, patient-centered, data-driven primary care.
Old mice suffered far fewer senior moments on memory tests when Stanford investigators disabled a single molecule dotting the mice’s cerebral blood vessels.
In this second post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and Randall Stafford examine barriers to accessing mental health care.
In this essay, which originally appeared in Months to Years, writer Nicole Hardina reflects on caregiving for her partner who was dying of brain cancer.
Stanford scientists and their collaborators tracked the health of over 100 people for several years, flagging early signs of disease.
Firefighters, lawyers, teachers and other professionals have plenty to teach physicians about avoiding burnout and finding meaning in their work.