Stanford researchers use gene editing and stem cell technologies to determine whether to worry — or not — about mysterious genetic test results.
In this final piece on aspirin for prevention of heart attack and stroke, Randall Stafford explains factors for doctors and patients to consider.
In this installment of "Aspirin for prevention," physician-researcher Randall Stafford provides tips to calculate the risk of heart disease or stroke, to inform decisions about taking aspirin preventatively.
A team of researchers has updated and improved the equations that guide prescribing decisions for physicians in the U.S. regarding cardiovascular risk.
Stanford heart doctors bank on digital health to improve heart care in the future by monitoring encouraging exercise, detecting and tracking conditions like atrial fibrillation, and more.
In this video, Stanford Medicine heart surgeon Joseph Woo discusses his award-winning research that examined the pros of cons of mechanical versus biological valve replacements.
Ben Thornton received a heart transplant when he was 3-years-old and later suffered a complication that left him struggling to walk. Now, he's thriving as a wheelchair basketball player.
Rheumatoid arthritis and coronary artery disease share a common culprit: an important type of immune cell, called a macrophage, that has gone haywire. Stanford investigators have zeroed in on a molecular defect in macrophages' metabolic process that drives both disorders.
A minimally-invasive procedure called TAVR "gave me back my life in an immediate and profound way," said Stanford high-risk heart patient Laura Hosking.
Stanford pediatric cardiologist Seth Hollander comments on Shaun White's success, and explains the condition called tetralogy of Fallot.
Abdominal aortic aneurysms may be caused by the overexpression of a "don't eat me" protein that blocks the disposal of dead and dying cells.
A conversation about a molecule called Ino80 led to findings that could help researchers develop therapies for a rare genetic disease of the heart muscle.
Fifty years after the first adult heart transplant in the U.S., the event featured doctors who've contributed to the development of heart transplantation.
Heart problems are the leading cause of death in pregnant women and new moms. A new set of guidelines will help doctors spot heart disease in these women.
For decades, physicians have known that pregnant women with diabetes face a higher risk than non-diabetic women of giving birth to a baby with a …
This beautiful image shows human heart muscle cells called cardiomyocytes that have been derived from embryonic stem cells and then reintroduced into the beating heart …