Stanford nutrition scientist Christopher Gardner discusses the many forms of milk and addresses the biggest misconceptions.
The scenario many of us learned in school is that two X chromosomes make someone female, and an X and a Y chromosome make someone male. These are simplistic ways of thinking about what is scientifically very complex.
Many health surveys omit nomadic African populations, leaving them undercounted for aid and resources. That wasn't OK with medical student Hannah Wild.
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 …
To prevent potentially harmful levels of pollutants from building up inside homes, air quality researcher Brett Singer provides tips.
Improved nutrition — and access to healthy foods — can reduce the effects of sleep deprivation in physicians, new Stanford Medicine ressearch suggests.
In this In the Spotlight, hematologist/oncologist Gabriel Mannis talks about his passion for medicine and his experience working at Sesame Street.
The percentage of pregnant women getting epidurals or other spinal analgesia has climbed to a high of 71 percent, according to a Stanford study.
In a study, paralyzed people with tiny brain implants were able to directly operate a tablet just by thought.
Nephrology practices that are proactive rather than reactive provide better care at a lower cost, Stanford researchers find.
A physician, a linguist and a sociologist explored how technology has affected human interactions in a panel discussion hosted by Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.
Patients who receive prescriptions for both opioids and benzodiazepines are more likely to use opioids long term, Stanford researchers have found.
In this series, three Stanford physicians discuss how Stanford Medicine medical students are learning to navigate difficult conversations.
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 …
Sometimes one tiny clue holds the key to a baffling medical mystery. That was the case for a San Francisco Bay Area child whose family …
In this Q&A, Stanford scholar Jay Bhattacharya provides context to understand the recent decline in life expectancy in the United States.