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.
How exactly does the antiviral drug remdesivir counter SARS-CoV-2 – the coronavirus strain responsible for COVID-19? And how well?
Tracking brainwave patterns and symptoms in patients with depression, researchers used artificial intelligence to predict best treatment options.
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.
A Stanford microbiologist describes the invigorating, yet sobering race to develop an effective vaccine against COVID-19.
I don't often think about my sense of smell, unless I'm given a fragrant flower or walk past someone smoking. But the ability to smell …
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 …
Stanford experts provide tips for helping young children learn to wear a cloth mask to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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 physician Lucy Kalanithi opens up about loss, grief and love for her neurosurgeon husband, Paul, five years after his death from lung cancer.
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.
Stanford cardiologist Rahul Sharma spent nearly a month in quarantine after a mild case of COVID-19. He describes how the experience changed him.
A pair of formerly conjoined twin sisters who were separated at Packard Children's three years ago are now happy, healthy and doing well in kindergarten.
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, …
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 …
The scenario many of us learned in school is that two X chromosomes make someone female, and an X and a Y chromosome make someone male. These are simplistic ways of thinking about what is scientifically very complex.