Tom Catena, an American-trained physician, shares his experience providing care in war-torn, resource-deprived southern Sudan.
Female scientists could be losing ground as a result of research funding review methods that favor men, two Stanford researchers say.
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.
Part of my graduate school orientation took place in California's White Mountains. I'll never forget the ancient bristlecone pines, stunning views, or how sick and …
Stanford medical student Natalia Birgisson offers suggestions of books that doctors-to-be should be reading.
While some fear artificial intelligence making inroads into health care, Stanford Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor welcomes it.
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.
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.
Continuously monitoring blood sugar levels turns up new evidence to suggest that more people have sharp increases in their blood sugar than expected.
Metformin is physician-researcher Randall Stafford's go-to drug for diabetes. He explains why in this installment in the series, Breaking down diabetes.
I'm one of those people who regularly goes through the medicine cabinet looking for expired medications to toss out. But a new study published in …
Stanford emergency medicine physician Rebecca Walker discusses her experience running an ultramarathon, and guiding a blind runner, in Antarctica.
In the third post in A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, clinician-researcher Randall Stafford points out the pros and cons of a vegetarian diet.
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.