A team of former Stanford Biodesign students developed a device to protect and stabilize umbilical cord catheters in newborn babies.
Even adults who are not considered "high-risk" should be tested to reduce deaths and improve cure rates, new Stanford Health Policy research suggests.
Researchers have assumed that "synonymous" mutations don't matter. Now it looks like they're among the most important for creating species diversity.
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.
New Stanford Medicine research shows that a type of nerve cell called mossy cells play a key role in seizures in temporal lobe epilepsy.
Douglas Lowy, deputy director of the National Cancer Institute, recently spoke at Stanford Medicine.
A bout of exercise is about the last thing you'd imagine a person with chronic fatigue syndrome – also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis and often …
A brain injury can happen in an instant. Full recovery takes longer. Survivors spoke of challenges and hope at a Stanford symposium.
Several severely depressed patients were helped by a new, experimental form of transcranial magnetic stimulation developed by Stanford Medicine researchers.
During a stop at Stanford, Renee Fleming shared her thoughts on the intersection of music and medicine.
Evaluating residency programs can be stressful. But building a rank list helps medical students reflect on their goals and how residency can get them there.
Theirs was a rare partnership, a poignant love story of recovery and renewal. The "dream team" lasted 25 years. And then it was time to say goodbye.
A look at the lab and work of Brian Kobilka, who won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
A new study led by the late Ben Barres suggests that rogue astrocytes may be involved in memory loss in otherwise healthy older brains.
Stanford orthopedic surgeon Eugene Roh is serving as a Team USA physician during the Winter Olympics in South Korea.
Stanford researchers led work on a possible cancer vaccine that involves injecting two immune-stimulating agents directly into solid tumors.