How risky are roller coasters for the human brain? A team of Stanford engineers rode roller coasters for science, hoping to find out.
Stanford's WELL for Life initiative encourages you to get outside through a "mini challenge" that emphasizes the role of nature in your well-being.
Stanford nutrition scientist Christopher Gardner discusses the many forms of milk and addresses the biggest misconceptions.
Reproductive decisions for women with disabilities should be based on each individual's abilities and desires, Stanford gynecologist Paula Hillard writes.
Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1-4. Here, Stanford pediatricians offer tips and reminders to help keep kids safe.
Stanford's Tait Shanafelt is working to address physician burnout, which impacts physicians' quality of life as well as patient care.
NFL cheerleader and Stanford scribe and research coordinator Laurel Sharpless has improved screening for intimate partner violence in primary care clinics.
A new NPR story explains how California experts have been examining the causes of maternal mortality and successfully figuring out how to counteract them.
Continuously monitoring blood sugar levels turns up new evidence to suggest that more people have sharp increases in their blood sugar than expected.
New Stanford research suggests that global warming is likely to lead to an increase in suicide rates in the United States and Mexico.
Stanford researchers developed a wearable device to measure how much cortisol people produce in their sweat. Cortisol is critical to many physiological processes.
How should physicians and parents communicate with teens about marijuana use? Stanford adolescent medicine expert Seth Ammerman, MD, offers advice.
John Ioannidis recommends a change to the standards of nutrition research studies, suggesting that, as they stand, the results are fairly unreliable.
A group of biodesign fellows developed a potential treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia, an age-related condition that affects many men.
A new study examined the role of physician burnout in medical errors.
Researchers engaged citizen scientists to take photos and collect other data to investigate how neighborhoods can affect health.