Scientists explain a key difference between the spike-protein molecules generated by the SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine and those the virus induces.
Stanford physician Lucy Kalanithi opens up about loss, grief and love for her neurosurgeon husband, Paul, five years after his death from lung cancer.
Metformin is physician-researcher Randall Stafford's go-to drug for diabetes. He explains why in this installment in the series, Breaking down diabetes.
Creating a routine of mental health hygiene, including daily mindfulness practices, can decrease stress levels and improve mood.
Researchers found that a mindset intervention could improve the self-reported overall quality of life for adults undergoing cancer treatment.
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 Health After Cancer podcast brings together Stanford Medicine physicians, cancer survivors and advocates to discuss issues around cancer survivorship and health after cancer treatment.
Social media posts promoting e-cigarettes appear able to make teens more willing to vape, new Stanford research has shown.
Researchers from Stanford have developed a wearable sensor to monitor the size of tumors, which could assist new cancer drug evaluations.
As FDA weighs a ban on menthol in cigarettes, study shows how the tobacco industry targeted products to women, teens and Black people.
Bonnie Maldonado speaks to the importance of broadening inclusivity of clinical trials to ensure treatments work for all people.
The greatest challenge in the field of neuroscience, according to two experts, is that we still don't understand the basics. Around forty students, scientists, and community …
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 …
How risky are roller coasters for the human brain? A team of Stanford engineers rode roller coasters for science, hoping to find out.
As risk factors such as no health insurance and low income accumulate, colorectal cancer patients are less likely to finish chemotherapy.
The common antidepressant Prozac melts away glioblastoma tumors in laboratory mice, suggesting possible treatment for the deadly cancer.