Stanford MD-PhD student Tim Keyes finds that the problem-solving approach he uses when coding also serves him well in a clinical setting.
Is it time to put away your fancy skin creams and moisturizers? A study published today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation by Stanford pediatric …
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 third of young athletes register high blood pressure, raising questions about their health — or about the new U.S. hypertension guidelines.
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 …
Kaylene Carter became a Stanford medical student after 7 years in the U.S. Navy. On Match Day, she'll find out where she'll do her internship.
Stanford research shows that having high blood pressure at peak exercise intensity could indicate good fitness, rather than revealing heart disease risk.
A new study finds chronic irradiation causes physiological and behavioral deficits in mice, pointing to potential health risks to humans traveling to Mars.
In the Spotlight: Yadira Castañeda, a Stanford physician assistant student, discusses her goal to care for people like her parents, immigrant farmworkers.
No matter how busy they are, Stanford interns and residents often stop for teachable moments, and medical students are grateful, writes Orly Farber.
Metformin is physician-researcher Randall Stafford's go-to drug for diabetes. He explains why in this installment in the series, Breaking down diabetes.
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.
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 …
In the fourth post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford clarify different types of medications.
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 …