How social factors make or break us

Researchers have found that oxytocin, commonly known as the "love hormone" may not be crucial for the social behaviors it's known for.

A leader in the biomedical revolution, Stanford Medicine has a long tradition of leadership in pioneering research, creative teaching protocols and effective clinical therapies.

A genetic variant that inhibits alcohol metabolism harms blood vessel cells, but an antidiabetic medication may mitigate the harm, Stanford Medicine-led research has found.

A protein that prevents telomeres from shortening helps cardiomyocytes from patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy live longer.

A study led by researchers at Stanford Medicine questions the long-held belief that adult liver cells rarely divide.

In a mouse study, a drug made mammalian pain receptors more like those in birds — and more resistant to some forms of pain.

Renee Wegrzyn discussed the agency’s plan to accelerate better health outcomes for everyone.