In this Q&A, Stanford scholar Jay Bhattacharya provides context to understand the recent decline in life expectancy in the United States.
Some viruses help drug-resistant bacteria grow in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients, new Stanford research shows.
While some fear artificial intelligence making inroads into health care, Stanford Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor welcomes it.
I got chills within seconds of watching the video above, which chronicles a baby's 107-day journey from the NICU home, and beyond. (At the moment …
A new policy brief from Stanford researchers identifies the connection between paid family leave and infant and maternal health benefits.
Stanford scientists and collaborators have harnessed CRISPR to replace the mutated gene underpinning the devastating immune disease, SCID-X1.
Stanford geneticists discuss the future of genomics, including the importance of studying diverse populations for medical research.
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.
In this piece in a series on high blood pressure, Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, tackles the problems caused by the side effects of medications.
As part of the "Breaking down diabetes" series, physician Randall Stafford provides a straightforward guide to medications that can treat Type 2 diabetes.
Think you've seen unattractive couples before? If you look to the right, you'll have the pleasure of viewing the ugliest couple you've ever seen: a male …
How risky are roller coasters for the human brain? A team of Stanford engineers rode roller coasters for science, hoping to find out.
In this fourth post in the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford explains different drugs that are used to slow down the heart.
Results from a multi-center clinical trial show that a drug lowers the risk of kidney failure by a third in people with Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease.
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 …
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged essay, medical student Natasha Abadilla shares her personal experience with domestic violence.