Creating a routine of mental health hygiene, including daily mindfulness practices, can decrease stress levels and improve mood.
Researchers at Stanford Medicine have discovered a possible molecule connection between Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers have created a new prototype technology to administer vaccines: a 3D printed patch that packs a punch.
Stanford psychiatrist Anna Lembke’s book, Dopamine Nation, explains our brain chemistry's role in modern society's addiction to social media.
Updated April 18, 2022 If you eat a vegan or vegetarian diet, or if you're just aiming to keep your iron levels up, you probably …
Metformin is physician-researcher Randall Stafford's go-to drug for diabetes. He explains why in this installment in the series, Breaking down diabetes.
A Stanford dermatologist weighs in on using retinol to fight aging, acne and other skin problems, and whether it deserves the hype.
As risk factors such as no health insurance and low income accumulate, colorectal cancer patients are less likely to finish chemotherapy.
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 …
Physician-scientist weighs in on how the virus behind COVID-19 hampers your sense of smell and, sometimes, taste.
Going outside soon after waking — rather than hopping directly onto a video call — will help you sleep better, says a Stanford vision researcher.
A Stanford neurosurgeon developed a glove that delivers vibratory bursts of electricity to the fingertips to quell Parkinson's symptoms.
A third of young athletes register high blood pressure, raising questions about their health — or about the new U.S. hypertension guidelines.
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 …
Researchers say anyone with new on-set hearing loss, tinnitus or vertigo, with exposure to COVID-19, should be tested and monitored.