A Stanford symposium asks: In the midst of technological progress, how do doctors retain the human touch with patients and ensure that new developments enhance, rather than impede, their profession?
In an update, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends exercise to prevent falls in older adults at risk, but recommends against using vitamin D supplements for this purpose.
A combination of machine learning and human judgment can provide solutions for social problems, said Rayid Ghani of the University of Chicago in a speech at Stanford.
With the newly-established Center for Precision Mental Health and Wellness at Stanford, Leanne Williams plans to deepen and broaden her research connecting brain function and mental health and bring those discoveries to patients.
Robert Negrin outlined the history of Stanford's bone marrow transplantation program and touched on research and other developments in the field over the past 30 years.
A new program at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford helps young patients express their emotions with songs and musical instruments.
Facebook prohibits paid tobacco advertising, but Stanford researchers found brands and vendors marketing their products through unpaid content, in apparent conflict with the rules or their spirit.
Inspired by family members to pursue a science career, Stanford's Karen Parker is working to better understand the biological basis of social functioning as related to autism.
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.
A physician, a linguist and a sociologist explored how technology has affected human interactions in a panel discussion hosted by Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.
Struck by the public health aspect of gun violence, more than three dozen Stanford medical and physician assistant students expressed their views to lawmakers.
In an excerpt from The Sky Below, Stanford-educated Scott Parazynski races against the clock to fix a damaged solar array before his spacesuit can no longer sustain life outside the shuttle Discovery.
Richard Horton, editor-in-chief of The Lancet medical journal, outlined his vision of planetary health in a talk at Stanford.
The Stanford-based Tobacco Prevention Toolkit offers a resource for educators and young people to learn about tobacco product use and their health.
Stanford’s Abraham Verghese believes there should be a more nuanced conversation around what artificial intelligence can do for doctors.
Years into the opioid epidemic, Stanford psychiatrist and addiction researcher Anna Lembke cites signs of slow improvement and comments on benzodiazepines.