The first nursing postdoc at Stanford, Nancy Dudley, brings a passion for the care of the severely ill to her palliative care research.
A team of Stanford Biodesign innovators has developed a video to increase awareness in India of a serious heart condition, RHD.
Medical trainees, writes one student, are like glorified breathing-and-walking medical dictionaries. But, given their knowledge will ultimately help patients, that's okay.
In this radio show, Stanford bioethicist David Magnus and host Russ Altman discuss the ethical implications of using AI in health care.
In an essay published in JAMA, a Stanford medical student discusses the meaning behind an art installation he created to commemorate the novel Frankenstein.
Stanford’s Peter Koltai is participating in an effort to advance much-needed ENT care for children in Zimbabwe.
A Stanford team is developing health education videos that can be used by community health workers to help mothers and babies in South Africa.
The anti-inflammatory drug ketoprofen shows promise as effective medical treatment for lymphedema symptoms, small Stanford study finds
A stage IV cancer patient discusses what it means to live well with serious illness at Stanford Medicine's Jonathan King Lecture series.
Stanford researchers found that people who underwent a virtual reality experience, called “Becoming Homeless,” were more empathetic toward the homeless.
A team of economists have examined the importance of location and opioid prevalence to help tease out the relative importance of supply in the epidemic.
New Stanford research shows alarming trends in teens' use of a popular vaping device, suggesting they need better education about its addictive potential.
Health care innovators should take a needs-driven approach, writes Paul Yock, founder of the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign.
A new Stanford strategy for kidney transplant wait-list management has been shown to help patients get into surgery faster.
In this fourth post in the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford explains different drugs that are used to slow down the heart.
In this In The Spotlight Q&A, second-year medical student Jill Anderson shares her thoughts about health care and her future career plans.