Metformin is physician-researcher Randall Stafford's go-to drug for diabetes. He explains why in this installment in the series, Breaking down diabetes.
Two animated videos from Stanford Medicine aim to help people around the world who are struggling to cope during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stress in 2020 seems worse than ever. Stanford's Andrew Huberman discusses ways to reduce stress, such as different breathing patterns.
Practicing meditation can alleviate mental stress and anxiety on college campuses, especially during the pandemic, Stanford experts say.
After noticing that young patients know little about their bodies, Stanford physician Diana Farid wrote a children's book explaining how our lungs work.
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 is a key part of well-being, yet many of us have a conflicted relationship with our bodies. A Stanford Medicine psychologist offers guidance.
When pregnant women are assaulted, their babies are more likely to be born prematurely and to weigh less, Stanford Health Policy research shows.
Stanford stem cell biologists have found a way to block a signal that causes growth of breast cancer cells, opening potential for new treatments.
Stanford scientists have built a detailed picture of the biological clock of pregnancy, tracking thousands of metabolic markers throughout gestation.
This final post in the Understanding UTIs series addresses antibiotic resistance and provides a wrap-up of key points to remember.
This sixth post in the Understanding UTIs series clarifies that anyone — even men, children or pregnant women — can get a urinary tract infection.
Taking benzodiazepines within 90 days before conception raises the risk of a life-threatening condition known as ectopic pregnancy, according to a study.
Living near an oil and gas well in California's San Joaquin Valley during pregnancy is linked to increased risk of spontaneous preterm birth, finds Stanford study.
The fifth post in the Understanding UTI series outlines the different types of medications for UTIs, including antibiotics and drugs for pain relief.
“Part of what I love about my job is that every day is different,” explained a Stanford OB/GYN when describing her workday — before and during the pandemic.