A pilot trial shows that equipping Google Glass with a face-recognition app can improve social skills in kids with autism.
A group of Stanford-India Biodesign Fellows developed the first foot-operated resuscitator for newborns.
Stanford's Manali Patel found higher satisfaction and lower costs for advanced cancer patients who spoke with a nonclinical worker about care preferences.
Stanford statisticians are developing new techniques for understanding how and why sexual assault prevention programs work.
Researchers worked to solve the problem of surgical site infections, which can lead to longer hospital stays, additional surgeries, and higher mortality.
When Kimberly Nichols' father was dying from cancer, they reconnected after many years, leaving her struggling to cope with his loss.
Black men are more likely to get follow up care and to mention other health concerns after visiting a black doctor, a new Stanford study has found.
How should physicians and parents communicate with teens about marijuana use? Stanford adolescent medicine expert Seth Ammerman, MD, offers advice.
After her father's hospitalization, Stanford fellow Ilana Yurkiewicz realized that complications are accepted as routine, although many could be prevented.
Direct-to-consumer raw genetic data can be inaccurate, resulting in harm to patients and unnecessary costs to the health care system, new research suggests.
Children with autism have structural and functional abnormalities in the brain circuit that normally makes social interaction feel rewarding.
Stanford uses virtual reality to train emergency physicians, including on how to manage constant interruptions during a patient exam.
Paul Auerbach, a Stanford professor of emergency medicine, discusses potential health concerns of Thai boys rescued after two weeks trapped in a cave.
A new study examined the role of physician burnout in medical errors.
Ten-day-old Lola Garcia became the smallest infant in North America to receive bloodless open-heart surgery.
A diabetes program, developed with a Stanford scientist, helps cut costs of diabetes-related health care expenses by $815 per year per person.