New Stanford research has identified an enzyme that plays a critical role in uterine contractions as well as in other muscle tissues.
Small trial conducted by Stanford researchers links activity in the brain's reward processing system with drug relapse in patient cohort.
A Stanford News round-up includes a host of suggestions for sticking with your New Year's — or any self-improvement goal
Increasing numbers of women use long-acting reversible contraceptives, but less than half of family physicians provide these forms of birth control.
New research has confirmed that an antigen in some variants of the flu virus and vaccine can, in rare cases, trigger an autoimmune response leading to narcolepsy.
Graduate student Johanna O'Day has started an effort that helps Parkinson's patients tell their story and connects researchers and patients.
About 31 million U.S. adults have food allergies, nearly half of which develop after age 18, findings that surprised food allergy experts.
A Stanford Medicine course explored medicine through the filmmaker's lens, with themes of empathy, education, nonverbal communication and storytelling.
Pediatric surgeon Matias Bruzoni discusses the band Midnight Rounds and the relationship between music and medicine for patients and health care providers.
A wellness speaker/author calls for turning to the older members of our society for wisdom and advice.
Orly Farber, a second-year medical student, shares her experience treating a woman with a facial wound.
A look at the most popular Scope pieces of the year.
Lizzy Highstreet, 11, is now recovering at home after receiving a lung transplant due to complications from cystic fibrosis.
Stanford's WELL for Life initiative is challenging you to practice the art of mindfulness for one week to promote self-care.
The top Stanford Medicine magazine stories of 2018 tell of technological advances and possible dangers.
The fall issue of Stanford Medicine magazine features an excerpt from Ben Barres' autobiography, which describes his transition from female to male.