Improved nutrition — and access to healthy foods — can reduce the effects of sleep deprivation in physicians, new Stanford Medicine ressearch suggests.
Stanford Medicine pulmonologist Mark Nicolls is working with Nobel winner Gregg Semenza to boost the success of lung transplants.
Scientists at Stanford have developed a new PET scan tracer that flags both pancreatic cancer and a lung disease known as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test has become a first-resort workhorse for determining whether a male patient needs to be biopsied for prostate cancer. Simply put, …
Approximately 10 percent of potential blood donors are turned away because of low iron. Here, a Stanford Blood Center writer offers tips for boosting a person's count.
In the lobby of the new Stanford Hospital, the glass and metal-installation Liquid Light aims to create a sense of serenity for all who pass through.
If you eat a vegan or vegetarian diet, or if you're just aiming to keep your iron levels up, you probably know some of the …
This In the Spotlight features Stanford psychiatry resident Omar Sahak, who failed his first college biology class but forged his own path to medicine.
The best time to get a flu shot is when you haven't had antibiotics recently, a new study has found, because healthy gut bacteria protect immunity.
In a new storytelling podcast, Lucy Kalanithi shares what her daughter has taught her about life, death and the beauty of seeing things just as they are.
Third year medical student Orly Farber discovers the whirlwind of clinical rotations and the satisfaction of not just learning, but doing medicine.
Stanford medical student Lauren Joseph writes about gaining confidence as she enters her second year and begins interacting with patients.
I have close friends who get debilitating migraines so I knew a bit about auras, which are sensory disturbances that often precede migraine headaches. But experiencing …
New methods of monitoring residents' workloads could help alleviate overburdened schedules by pinpointing the busiest shifts, a new study shows.
At Stanford Medicine's second annual LGBTQ+ forum, participants shared how education, research and care could be more inclusive of sex & gender minorities.
Just before the holidays, my husband whisked me off to urgent care because I received some nasty dog bites on both my hands. The incident …