Stanford emergency medicine physician Rebecca Walker discusses her experience running an ultramarathon, and guiding a blind runner, in Antarctica.
In the third post in A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, clinician-researcher Randall Stafford points out the pros and cons of a vegetarian diet.
Learning to how to read the body language of a horse helps doctors, and future doctors learn how to communicate better, non-verbally, with their patients.
Physician Justin Thompson offers guidance on the safety of exercising during pregnancy. Many non-contact activities are healthy.
In the second piece in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, clinician and researcher Randall Stafford examines the paleo diet.
More than 50,000 pregnant women per year experience life-threatening complications of pregnancy and childbirth, but no one understands why.
Stanford psychologist Ian Gotlib is examining how depression develops and working to identify potential opportunities for intervention.
Nutrition experts debate the reliability of nutrition studies, their typical flaws and how researchers can perform better studies moving forward.
Stanford historian reveals how the U.S. military profoundly shaped modern American nutrition during World War II and the Cold War.
In the first post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford writes that picking a particular diet is not that important.
Between 2010 and 2015, the average annual cost of hospitalizations for gunshot wounds was $911 million, with $86 million for readmissions within six months, a Stanford study finds.
In this Q&A, Stanford scholar Jay Bhattacharya provides context to understand the recent decline in life expectancy in the United States.
A secondary analysis of a diet study showed that low-carbohydrate dieters who consumed the most saturated fats had better levels of lipids in their blood.
A compilation of stories highlights the work of Stanford prematurity experts, who are advancing how we understand and predict premature birth.
The benefits of mindfulness — touted as a panacea for a myriad of problems from anxiety to chronic pain — has come under some debate.
A Stanford physician argues pregnant women should be appropriately included in clinical research to improve their health and the health of their fetuses.