The common antidepressant Prozac melts away glioblastoma tumors in laboratory mice, suggesting possible treatment for the deadly cancer.
Stanford researchers show that preterm infants survivorship have increased significantly between 2013 and 2018.
Stanford Medicine researchers tracked memory formation in real time, watching how muscle memory is created.
Karen Adams, MD, menopause expert, defines and discusses menopause, what to expect in this phase of life, and other helpful advice.
Bonnie Maldonado speaks to the importance of broadening inclusivity of clinical trials to ensure treatments work for all people.
Despite being the leading cause of death worldwide, heart disease feels less threatening than cancer and inspires less urgency in patients and providers. A Stanford cardiologist explains how we should react instead.
Antibody-based hematopoietic stem cell transplants may transform the treatment of patients with blood and immune diseases including cancers.
New Stanford Medicine research shows that a type of nerve cell called mossy cells play a key role in seizures in temporal lobe epilepsy.
The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test has become a first-resort workhorse for determining whether a male patient needs to be biopsied for prostate cancer. Simply put, …
Human beings who react to a stimulus with movement (say, react to a hot stove by moving their hand) can't do so instantaneously. Some neural …
In each of our abdomens sit trillions of microbes, but a bout of diarrhea can induce a lasting round of gut-bug disruption, new research indicates.
In the first of a series on atrial fibrillation, physician Randall Stafford explains the condition and how it increases the risk of stroke.
The new Stanford Hospital will include an array of technology to optimize the patient, and clinician, experience, including communication tools.
Emergency medicine physician Paul Auerbach has a longstanding interest in care for jellyfish stings. Here, he explains what to do if you are stung.
College student Bea White writes about her pacemaker-implant surgery, and how her life has changed since having the procedure.
The third part in the Understanding UTIs series debunks seven myths about urinary tract infections and provides references for reliable health information.