During a stint in Ethiopia, Stanford surgical resident Jared Forrester worked on a surgical infection prevention plan for low- and middle-income countries.
With changes in ultrasound technology, Stanford researchers have improved the method of diagnosing brain bleeds, a common form of birth injury in newborns.
The Stanford Climate and Health group aims to find ways for the health care sector to reduce emissions and build resilience toward natural disasters.
Stanford palliative care physician Winnie Teuteberg, MD, says terminally ill patients often want to discuss their prognosis with their doctors.
A Stanford Health Care librarian uses his tracking skills to stem the spread of the coronavirus as a volunteer contact tracer.
When pregnant women are assaulted, their babies are more likely to be born prematurely and to weigh less, Stanford Health Policy research shows.
As the global health community celebrates the eradication of wild poliovirus in Africa, there are lessons that can apply to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Physician assistant student Patrick Lowery discusses his former life as a professional pitcher and what made him decide to pursue a medical career.
As schools begin to reopen, Stanford pediatrician Jason Wang, MD, PhD, discusses best COVID-19 safety practices, and why kids should be in the classroom.
Stanford medical students got a glimpse of how health care organizations are run during a summer fellowship that included research and interviews.
A Stanford physician co-authored a list of likely biological factors underlying the reduced development of COVID-19 for children compared to adults.
A team of Stanford undergraduates designed a device that uses blue-light imaging technology to diagnose a parasitic disease called river blindness.
Abdominal adhesions frequently occur after abdominal surgery. Stanford researchers prevented their formation in mice by blocking a molecular pathway.
A device to prevent falls and another to better diagnose people with developmental disorders are among the AI projects funded under a new grant program.
Combining science with social and political initiatives responsive to public concerns could improve adherence to universal masking, writes Dean Lloyd Minor.
A Stanford-led study finds that remnants of an ancient viral infection may be the reason humans and other primates evolved to have larger hearts and bodies.