The conclusion of this series examines the benefits, and drawbacks, of probiotics. Stanford researchers clarify whether probiotics really improve health.
A team of Stanford scientists have devised a new imaging technology that harnesses ultrasound and photoacoustics to detect prostate cancer earlier.
This two-part series examines the benefits, and drawbacks, of probiotics. Stanford researchers clarify whether probiotics can really boost your health.
Teenagers exposed to common agricultural pesticides before birth had distinctive reductions in certain types of brain activity, a new study has found.
“Exotendon,” a device that is clipped between a runner’s shoes and links them together, may be the secret to running faster.
This third installment in the Demystifying Heart Failure series explains two primary types of heart failure and introduces Mr. F, a heart failure patient.
Stanford researcher Eleni Linos turned to social media to see if it was a more effective way to spread information about skin cancer and tanning to youth.
A low-cost device provides good-tasting water, avoids the need for in-home treatment and lowers rates of diarrhea in children, according to a study.
A new Stanford study shows that people incorrectly think cigarettes with ecofriendly packaging are healthier and less harmful to the environment.
This BeWell article provides tips for cultivating and practicing self-forgivness. The benefits, researchers say, are numerous.
This post is the first in a series examining heart failure written by graduate student Min Joo Kim and physician-researcher Randall Stafford.
In this final piece on aspirin for prevention of heart attack and stroke, Randall Stafford explains factors for doctors and patients to consider.
Spending time in nature can improve mental health, but people are increasingly removed from it. A new model proposes a way of bringing those benefits to more people.
In this installment of "Aspirin for prevention," physician-researcher Randall Stafford provides tips to calculate the risk of heart disease or stroke, to inform decisions about taking aspirin preventatively.
Stanford researchers are working to develop a diagnostic blood test that can accurately predict preeclampsia prior to the onset of clinical symptoms.
New Stanford research suggests that young people begin using nicotine products like e-cigarettes by trying fruit, mint or candy flavors.