Despite more exposure to COVID-19, physicians experienced a lower excess mortality rate than Americans overall
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Is an increase in penile length cause for concern?
Researchers have found that over the past 30 years the length of the average erect penis has increased, and it's prompted questions.
Ribosomes’ sweet spot
Researchers at Stanford Medicine discover an unknown quirk about the ribosome and make a sweet representation along the way.
‘Cyclic sighing’ can help breathe away anxiety
Stanford Medicine researchers showed that five minutes a day of breathing exercises can reduce overall anxiety and improve mood.
Ask Me Anything: Diets, cooking and healthy eating
In an Ask Me Anything, Michelle Hauser shares her expertise around all things food, diet and healthy cooking.
Investigating disparities in LGBTQ breast cancer care
Researchers at Stanford Medicine investigate cancer disparities in LGBTQ populations and how to address them.
Stanford Medicine magazine: Solving for health’s social hurdles
Achieving more equitable health outcomes calls for understanding and addressing societal challenges in places we live, work and play.
Looking for love in all the wrong hormones
Researchers have found that oxytocin, commonly known as the "love hormone" may not be crucial for the social behaviors it's known for.
Conference for pre-med students addresses health disparities
SUMMA, a conference designed to train the next generation of physicians and increase diversity in the medical field is accepting registrants.
Cheers to…No Alcohol Day
I don't relish being a party pooper, but I have some bad news: Any way you sip it, alcohol is a low-grade poison. (We all …
People with disabilities take to the sky
A Stanford occupational therapist and a computer science student harness their experiences to help bring people with disabilities to space.
On the field and in the clinic
Stanford Medicine orthopedic surgeon uses his skills to as head physician for the San Francisco 49ers football team
Special delivery 2.0: CARTs
Researchers at Stanford are devising new ways to deliver mRNA to the body to facilitate more potent and accurate treatments and vaccines.
Biomarkers predict weight loss, suggest personalized diets
Researchers compared diets and found that some people responded better to different types of nutrition when it comes to weight loss.
‘Medicine’: A poem born of compassion, strength and triumph
Audrey Shafer discusses the intellectual and personal inspiration behind the poem "Medicine," featured in Stanford Medicine's year-end video.
Stomach cancer hits Asian populations harder
Over the last six decades in the U.S., gastric, or stomach, cancer rates have plummeted. But around the world, gastric cancer remains a leading cause …