Stress in 2020 seems worse than ever. Stanford's Andrew Huberman discusses ways to reduce stress, such as different breathing patterns.
A new survey of an under-explored aspect of human biology uncovers the many roles of the body’s “greasy molecules.”
Stanford Medicine researchers find that with improved nutrition, female runners suffer less injuries and improve health overall.
In the latest installment in the series Understanding AFib, Randall Stafford explains the different types of blood thinners.
How risky are roller coasters for the human brain? A team of Stanford engineers rode roller coasters for science, hoping to find out.
This fourth post in the Understanding UTIs series provides a guide to preparing for a visit with a health care provider for a urinary tract infection.
Cheetahs with stripes? Tabby cats with blotches? Researchers in the laboratory of Stanford geneticist Greg Barsh, MD, PhD, have pinpointed the cause of the unique …
Stanford medicine statistician Maya Mathur found that doctors have misconceptions about being overweight shortening lifespans.
A drug created by Stanford Medicine scientists aimed at a ‘Velcro’-like protein reduces ALS symptoms and improves survival in mice.
The fifth post in the Understanding UTI series outlines the different types of medications for UTIs, including antibiotics and drugs for pain relief.
Female circumcision (also called genital mutilation) is unthinkably inhumane, and it's recognized around the world as a violation of human rights and a form of …
Researchers from Stanford have developed a wearable sensor to monitor the size of tumors, which could assist new cancer drug evaluations.
Stanford research shows that having high blood pressure at peak exercise intensity could indicate good fitness, rather than revealing heart disease risk.
Stanford Medicine researchers take a unique approach to refine engineered immune cells meant to kill cancer.
Contrary to popular belief, willpower is not an innate trait that you're either born with or without. Stanford health psychologist Kelly McGonigal explains more in this piece.
A Stanford-led study finds that remnants of an ancient viral infection may be the reason humans and other primates evolved to have larger hearts and bodies.