In this fourth post in the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford explains different drugs that are used to slow down the heart.
Metformin is physician-researcher Randall Stafford's go-to drug for diabetes. He explains why in this installment in the series, Breaking down diabetes.
It's the disease that dare not speak its name without tripping over one of its other names. Call it what you will - chronic fatigue …
To prevent potentially harmful levels of pollutants from building up inside homes, air quality researcher Brett Singer provides tips.
There is a Zen story about a farmer whose horse ran away. Upon hearing the news his neighbors visited sympathetically, saying, “Such misfortune.” “Maybe,” replied …
In the fifth installment in the Understanding AFib series, Randall Stafford explains how to measure your heart rate and pay attention to your heart rhythm.
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.
In the sixth post in A Skeptical Look At Popular Diets, Stanford physician Randall Stafford analyzes the pros and cons of a raw food diet.
Stealth vaping fad fueled by JUUL, the most popular of the electronic cigarette devices, hooks teens on nicotine while hiding it from parents, teachers.
A California toddler is doing well after receiving a kidney donated by a stranger who responded to his family's request on Facebook.
As part of the "Breaking down diabetes" series, physician Randall Stafford provides a straightforward guide to medications that can treat Type 2 diabetes.
The percentage of pregnant women getting epidurals or other spinal analgesia has climbed to a high of 71 percent, according to a Stanford study.
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 …
While some fear artificial intelligence making inroads into health care, Stanford Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor welcomes it.
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 Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, second-year student Orly Farber shares her experiences getting into medical school.