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In this Q&A, Stanford scholar Jay Bhattacharya provides context to understand the recent decline in life expectancy in the United States.

In this Q&A, Stanford scholar Jay Bhattacharya provides context to understand the recent decline in life expectancy in the United States.

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Some viruses help drug-resistant bacteria grow in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients, new Stanford research shows.

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.

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

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Stanford scientists and collaborators have harnessed CRISPR to replace the mutated gene underpinning the devastating immune disease, SCID-X1.

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.

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.

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.

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.

As part of the "Breaking down diabetes" series, physician Randall Stafford provides a straightforward guide to medications that can treat Type 2 diabetes.

How risky are roller coasters for the human brain? A team of Stanford engineers rode roller coasters for science, hoping to find out.

How risky are roller coasters for the human brain? A team of Stanford engineers rode roller coasters for science, hoping to find out.

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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 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.

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.