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 …
A Stanford dermatologist weighs in on using retinol to fight aging, acne and other skin problems, and whether it deserves the hype.
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, …
A Stanford neurosurgeon developed a glove that delivers vibratory bursts of electricity to the fingertips to quell Parkinson's symptoms.
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 …
A third of young athletes register high blood pressure, raising questions about their health — or about the new U.S. hypertension guidelines.
Stanford physician Lucy Kalanithi opens up about loss, grief and love for her neurosurgeon husband, Paul, five years after his death from lung cancer.
Stanford Medicine researchers and others discovered 13 genetic signatures that are closely linked to an increased risk for severe COVID-19.
Metformin is physician-researcher Randall Stafford's go-to drug for diabetes. He explains why in this installment in the series, Breaking down diabetes.
As risk factors such as no health insurance and low income accumulate, colorectal cancer patients are less likely to finish chemotherapy.
Going outside soon after waking — rather than hopping directly onto a video call — will help you sleep better, says a Stanford vision researcher.
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.
This is the first in a series called Taking Depression Seriously, which aims to explain the disease and offer tips for navigating the health care system.
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.
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.
For those of us following the confounding opioid epidemic, there’s more bad news. Stanford researchers have determined that taking strong prescription painkillers together with sleeping …