Researchers say anyone with new on-set hearing loss, tinnitus or vertigo, with exposure to COVID-19, should be tested and monitored.
The common antidepressant Prozac melts away glioblastoma tumors in laboratory mice, suggesting possible treatment for the deadly cancer.
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 …
Randall Stafford discusses the importance and benefits of physical activity, particularly for aging adults.
Stanford psychiatrist Anna Lembke’s book, Dopamine Nation, explains our brain chemistry's role in modern society's addiction to social media.
A third of young athletes register high blood pressure, raising questions about their health — or about the new U.S. hypertension guidelines.
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, …
Stanford physician Lucy Kalanithi opens up about loss, grief and love for her neurosurgeon husband, Paul, five years after his death from lung cancer.
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 …
Going outside soon after waking — rather than hopping directly onto a video call — will help you sleep better, says a Stanford vision researcher.
Metformin is physician-researcher Randall Stafford's go-to drug for diabetes. He explains why in this installment in the series, Breaking down diabetes.
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.
Lilly Lee's back was severely bent forward because of a spinal condition. Surgeon Serena Hu straightened it.
As risk factors such as no health insurance and low income accumulate, colorectal cancer patients are less likely to finish chemotherapy.
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.