Just before the holidays, my husband whisked me off to urgent care because I received some nasty dog bites on both my hands. The incident …
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Jason Melehani, a resident in internal medicine, has had a long and eclectic career path toward developing new therapies to treat tobacco smokers.
Scientists at Stanford have developed a new PET scan tracer that flags both pancreatic cancer and a lung disease known as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
In the latest installment in the series Understanding AFib, Randall Stafford explains the different types of blood thinners.
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 …
Stanford medical student Natalia Birgisson offers suggestions of books that doctors-to-be should be reading.
How risky are roller coasters for the human brain? A team of Stanford engineers rode roller coasters for science, hoping to find out.
A third of young athletes register high blood pressure, raising questions about their health — or about the new U.S. hypertension guidelines.
In the lobby of the new Stanford Hospital, the glass and metal-installation Liquid Light aims to create a sense of serenity for all who pass through.
Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim writes about smells in the hospital and how they can trigger fond memories and provide motivation.
In this piece in a series on high blood pressure, Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, tackles the problems caused by the side effects of medications.
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.
In this In the Spotlight, hematologist/oncologist Gabriel Mannis talks about his passion for medicine and his experience working at Sesame Street.
Stanford nutrition scientist Christopher Gardner discusses the many forms of milk and addresses the biggest misconceptions.