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Tom Catena, an American-trained physician, shares his experience providing care in war-torn, resource-deprived southern Sudan.

Tom Catena, an American-trained physician, shares his experience providing care in war-torn, resource-deprived southern Sudan.

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You've already knew our modern high-fat, high-sugar, high-starch, minimal-fiber diet was going to be the death of us all, because you've been told a thousand times. Now, a new study in mice gives us yet another reason to watch our intake.

You've already knew our modern high-fat, high-sugar, high-starch, minimal-fiber diet was going to be the death of us all, because you've been told a thousand times. Now, a new study in mice gives us yet another reason to watch our intake.

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While some fear artificial intelligence making inroads into health care, Stanford Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor welcomes it.

While some fear artificial intelligence making inroads into health care, Stanford Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor welcomes it.

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Are the health-benefit claims from intermittent fasting backed up by scientific evidence? John Trepanowski, postdoctoral research fellow at the Stanford Prevention Research Center,weighs in.

Are the health-benefit claims from intermittent fasting backed up by scientific evidence? John Trepanowski, postdoctoral research fellow at the Stanford Prevention Research Center,weighs in.

More than a third of patients who are prescribed statins fail to take them regularly, and they are dying at higher rates as a result.

More than a third of patients who are prescribed statins fail to take them regularly, and they are dying at higher rates as a result.

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In the first post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford writes that picking a particular diet is not that important.

In the first post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford writes that picking a particular diet is not that important.

Evaluating residency programs can be stressful. But building a rank list helps medical students reflect on their goals and how residency can get them there.

Evaluating residency programs can be stressful. But building a rank list helps medical students reflect on their goals and how residency can get them there.

A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.

A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.

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