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.
The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are the first to use the RNA coding molecule to prompt our bodies to fight the virus. Here's how they work.
Stanford ENT surgeon discusses how viruses cause a loss of sense of smell, and what you should do about it in the era of the coronavirus pandemic.
A Stanford dermatologist weighs in on using retinol to fight aging, acne and other skin problems, and whether it deserves the hype.
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 …
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, viruses are getting a lot of attention; here's an inside look into the most abundant life form on Earth.
Stanford scientists transformed tonsils into immunology labs in a dish, aiding research to develop vaccines for COVID-19, the flu and other diseases.
I'm one of those people who regularly goes through the medicine cabinet looking for expired medications to toss out. But a new study published in …
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.
Stanford physician Lucy Kalanithi opens up about loss, grief and love for her neurosurgeon husband, Paul, five years after his death from lung cancer.
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, …
Two videos created by a Stanford Medicine educator are being used to teach people around the globe about how to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Technology has made it possible for Stanford Medicine residents to continue learning and caring for patients safely during the COVID-19 era.
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 …
In a modeling study, Stanford researchers find that an approach that holds back COVID-19 vaccine doses for later use needlessly delays vaccination for many.
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.