Going outside soon after waking — rather than hopping directly onto a video call — will help you sleep better, says a Stanford vision researcher.
I don't relish being a party pooper, but I have some bad news: Any way you sip it, alcohol is a low-grade poison. (We all …
As risk factors such as no health insurance and low income accumulate, colorectal cancer patients are less likely to finish chemotherapy.
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 …
SUMMA, a conference designed to train the next generation of physicians and increase diversity in the medical field is accepting registrants.
In this In the Spotlight, hematologist/oncologist Gabriel Mannis talks about his passion for medicine and his experience working at Sesame Street.
In this piece in a series on high blood pressure, Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, tackles the problems caused by the side effects of medications.
Creating a routine of mental health hygiene, including daily mindfulness practices, can decrease stress levels and improve mood.
The third part in the Understanding UTIs series debunks seven myths about urinary tract infections and provides references for reliable health information.
The fifth post in the Understanding UTI series outlines the different types of medications for UTIs, including antibiotics and drugs for pain relief.
New research shows that a minimum drinking age of 21 is associated with a lower rate of drunk driving collisions among young adults, as well …
Researchers at Stanford Medicine are exploring the impact of screen time and how to create solutions that support health.
In this fourth post in the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford explains different drugs that are used to slow down the heart.
Stanford researchers show that preterm infants survivorship have increased significantly between 2013 and 2018.
The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test has become a first-resort workhorse for determining whether a male patient needs to be biopsied for prostate cancer. Simply put, …
Metformin is physician-researcher Randall Stafford's go-to drug for diabetes. He explains why in this installment in the series, Breaking down diabetes.