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.
Once the first person in a household is infected with SARS-CoV-2, others have a 17% chance of being infected by that person, a Stanford study shows.
The fifth post in the Understanding UTI series outlines the different types of medications for UTIs, including antibiotics and drugs for pain relief.
Stanford nutrition scientist Christopher Gardner discusses the many forms of milk and addresses the biggest misconceptions.
Metformin is physician-researcher Randall Stafford's go-to drug for diabetes. He explains why in this installment in the series, Breaking down diabetes.
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger, stand a little taller, right? Common Health blog begins a narrative post on one woman's burst-appendix survival with …
Stanford research shows that having high blood pressure at peak exercise intensity could indicate good fitness, rather than revealing heart disease risk.
In this piece in a series on high blood pressure, Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, outlines the most common medications used to treat blood pressure.
Stanford medical student Natalia Birgisson offers suggestions of books that doctors-to-be should be reading.
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.
Stanford University researchers have developed a nanoparticle vaccine that has shown in mouse studies to effectively build coronavirus immunities.
Just before the holidays, my husband whisked me off to urgent care because I received some nasty dog bites on both my hands. The incident …
In the latest installment in the series Understanding AFib, Randall Stafford explains the different types of blood thinners.
A blood test that predicts if a baby will be born prematurely works well for pregnant women in developing countries, a Stanford-led study found.
In this In the Spotlight, hematologist/oncologist Gabriel Mannis talks about his passion for medicine and his experience working at Sesame Street.
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 …