The third blog post in the series, Reducing Falls For Older Adults, offers recommendations for remaining physically active to reduce the risk of falling.
Reducing falls for older adults: What are the trouble spots in your home?
The second post in the Reducing Falls For Older Adults series identifies three problematic areas in a house and provides tips for making them safer.
Predicting premature birth in low-resource settings
A blood test that predicts if a baby will be born prematurely works well for pregnant women in developing countries, a Stanford-led study found.
Why do older adults fall? Learn the risk factors
This is the first blog post in the series, Reducing Falls For Older Adults. Know which risk factors increase the likelihood of a fall.
Anxious? Here’s what you can do
Anxiety is common, but if unchecked it can be harmful. Certain skills can help individuals manage anxiety, but if it persists or is severe, seek help.
Lessons in inequity from a global health study
A public health program in India improved maternal and child health initially, but was at risk of leaving behind disadvantaged participants when it expanded.
Breaking down diabetes: A quick guide to the plethora of medications
As part of the series,Breaking down diabetes, physician Randall Stafford provides a straightforward guide to medications that can treat Type 2 diabetes.
Breaking down diabetes: Drugs for diabetes, starting with the best — metformin
Metformin is physician-researcher Randall Stafford's go-to drug for diabetes. He explains why in this installment in the series, Breaking down diabetes.
The power of animation: Two videos offer messages of hope during the pandemic
Two animated videos from Stanford Medicine aim to help people around the world who are struggling to cope during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How stress affects your brain and how to reverse it
Stress in 2020 seems worse than ever. Stanford's Andrew Huberman discusses ways to reduce stress, such as different breathing patterns.
Meditation can counter mental stress on college campuses, experts say
Practicing meditation can alleviate mental stress and anxiety on college campuses, especially during the pandemic, Stanford experts say.
Stanford physician pens children’s book on breathing
After noticing that young patients know little about their bodies, Stanford physician Diana Farid wrote a children's book explaining how our lungs work.
What to do if you test positive for COVID-19
From how to quarantine to how to monitor your oxygen levels, a Stanford physician offers tips on what to do if you have COVID-19.
Body image: ‘We can have a full, meaningful life in the bodies we have.’
Body image is a key part of well-being, yet many of us have a conflicted relationship with our bodies. A Stanford Medicine psychologist offers guidance.
Assault during pregnancy boosts risk of poor infant health
When pregnant women are assaulted, their babies are more likely to be born prematurely and to weigh less, Stanford Health Policy research shows.
Cell growth clue could lead to new breast cancer treatments
Stanford stem cell biologists have found a way to block a signal that causes growth of breast cancer cells, opening potential for new treatments.