Researchers at Stanford Medicine have investigated the mechanism of pulmonary fibrosis caused by long COVID.
‘Cyclic sighing’ can help breathe away anxiety
Stanford Medicine researchers showed that five minutes a day of breathing exercises can reduce overall anxiety and improve mood.
Is an increase in penile length cause for concern?
Researchers have found that over the past 30 years the length of the average erect penis has increased, and it's prompted questions.
Inside-out engineering yields better cancer-fighting cells
Stanford Medicine researchers take a unique approach to refine engineered immune cells meant to kill cancer.
Emotions, tears flow on Match Day
Stanford medical students learned where they matched, a decision that determines when they will train for the next four years.
Scientists dance the beautiful brain
Stanford Medicine's Medicine & the Muse program hosts a night of neurobiology and dance to feature the intersection of the two.
Ways to boost blood iron levels while eating a vegan or vegetarian diet
Updated April 18, 2022 If you eat a vegan or vegetarian diet, or if you're just aiming to keep your iron levels up, you probably …
Catalyst’s newest cohort spotlights Stanford innovation
Stanford Medicine's Catalyst program, which aims to accelerate impactful health care innovations, launches a new cohort.
Addictive potential of social media, explained
Stanford psychiatrist Anna Lembke’s book, Dopamine Nation, explains our brain chemistry's role in modern society's addiction to social media.
Ask Me Anything: Neuroscience with Andrew Huberman
Andrew Huberman joins Stanford Medicine in an Ask Me Anything featuring topics such as human behavior and neuroscience.
Does retinol deserve the hype? A Stanford dermatologist weighs in
A Stanford dermatologist weighs in on using retinol to fight aging, acne and other skin problems, and whether it deserves the hype.
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.
Visiting the doctor for a UTI? Here’s what you need to know | Understanding UTIs, Part 4
This fourth post in the Understanding UTIs series provides a guide to preparing for a visit with a health care provider for a urinary tract infection.
Even athletes may have high blood pressure, possibly
A third of young athletes register high blood pressure, raising questions about their health — or about the new U.S. hypertension guidelines.
It’s hard to pinpoint where you got that food poisoning
In the U.S., the most common culprits causing gastrointestinal distress can linger in your gut for several days before you feel their effects.
A skeptical look at popular diets: Vegetarian is healthy if you tread carefully
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.