Small trial conducted by Stanford researchers links activity in the brain's reward processing system with drug relapse in patient cohort.
A Stanford Medicine course explored medicine through the filmmaker's lens, with themes of empathy, education, nonverbal communication and storytelling.
Patients who undergo physical therapy soon after a pain diagnosis are less likely to use opioids in the long term, a Stanford-Duke study finds.
Two leaders of Stanford’s Presence Center — Abraham Verghese and Sonoo Thadaney Israni — explore how AI can enhance the human side of patient care.
As the medical world transitioned to electronic health records, Stanford clinicians stepped up to trouble-shoot. Now they're innovating patient care.
A government program providing market-value, noncash compensation to kidney donors would benefit poor people and not be exploitative, according to a study.
A health hackathon inspired a Stanford dermatology resident to pursue a project to make it easier to monitor patients with chronic skin conditions.
The leading cause of death in the U.S. is shifting from heart disease to cancer at varying paces across the country, according to Stanford research.
A Stanford professor unpacks some of the dynamics of the current drug pricing system and the potential effects of other approaches to this market.
During a talk at Stanford, journalist and author Barry Meier discussed his nearly two-decade long investigation into OxyContin and Purdue Pharma.
Loss of autonomy is a major source of trauma, physicians say. A trauma-informed approach would benefit immigrant families and communities receiving them.
In a Health Affairs piece, a group of physician leaders discuss the importance of a chief wellness officer and provide guidance on how to integrate the job into health system leadership.
A Stanford-led study examines whether the Patient Activation Measure can serve as an early indicator that an effort is affecting health care costs
In an essay published in JAMA, a Stanford medical student discusses the meaning behind an art installation he created to commemorate the novel Frankenstein.
A late-night phone call informed a Stanford doctor that his father was named a chemistry laureate for work that helped others create drugs from antibodies.
A Stanford study examines a key aspect of artificial intelligence: If machines provide advice for patient care, who should those machines be learning from?