Stanford medical student Natalia Birgisson offers suggestions of books that doctors-to-be should be reading.
I have close friends who get debilitating migraines so I knew a bit about auras, which are sensory disturbances that often precede migraine headaches. But experiencing …
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger, stand a little taller, right? Common Health blog begins a narrative post on one woman's burst-appendix survival with …
A third of young athletes register high blood pressure, raising questions about their health — or about the new U.S. hypertension guidelines.
Stanford Medicine film buffs recommend documentaries, feature films and short videos that offer compelling looks at the medical world.
In this fourth post in the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford explains different drugs that are used to slow down the heart.
In this piece in a series on high blood pressure, Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, tackles the problems caused by the side effects of medications.
In the fifth installment in the Understanding AFib series, Randall Stafford explains how to measure your heart rate and pay attention to your heart rhythm.
Improved nutrition — and access to healthy foods — can reduce the effects of sleep deprivation in physicians, new Stanford Medicine ressearch suggests.
“Exotendon,” a device that is clipped between a runner’s shoes and links them together, may be the secret to running faster.
In the latest installment in the series Understanding AFib, Randall Stafford explains the different types of blood thinners.
Stanford nutrition scientist Christopher Gardner discusses the many forms of milk and addresses the biggest misconceptions.
The latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine celebrates the new Stanford Hospital, which includes more than 400 works of art.
Metformin is physician-researcher Randall Stafford's go-to drug for diabetes. He explains why in this installment in the series, Breaking down diabetes.
After his ultrasound showed a rare and dangerous blockage in his urethra called LUTO, Kaleb Perry is now thriving, thanks to a team of Stanford physicians.
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.