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Can computers carry out hospital safety-monitoring tasks better than humans? A Stanford research team has been testing the idea; so far, it's working well.

Can computers carry out hospital safety-monitoring tasks better than humans? A Stanford research team has been testing the idea; so far, it's working well.

The Stanford-based California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative has released a new toolkit to help doctors prevent dangerous blood clots in pregnant women and new mothers.

The Stanford-based California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative has released a new toolkit to help doctors prevent dangerous blood clots in pregnant women and new mothers.

How much control should we exert over the genetic makeup of our future children? Bioethicist Jeffrey Kahn will address this as part of his keynote session at next week's Childx conference at Stanford.

How much control should we exert over the genetic makeup of our future children? Bioethicist Jeffrey Kahn will address this as part of his keynote session at next week's Childx conference at Stanford.

Many healthy newborns are getting antibiotics they don’t need, potentially causing harmful changes in their gut bacteria, but new Stanford research suggests a solution.

Many healthy newborns are getting antibiotics they don’t need, potentially causing harmful changes in their gut bacteria, but new Stanford research suggests a solution.

Health literacy means doctors explaining health care tasks - such as giving a child medication - in doable steps that don’t make you feel like you’re overwhelmed, says health-literacy expert Ruth Parker, a guest at next month's Childx conference.

Health literacy means doctors explaining health care tasks - such as giving a child medication - in doable steps that don’t make you feel like you’re overwhelmed, says health-literacy expert Ruth Parker, a guest at next month's Childx conference.

Firearm violence as a public health problem was the focus of a recent Stanford Medicine forum. Physicians should conduct more research on gun violence and advocate for gun safety with patients, presenters said.

Firearm violence as a public health problem was the focus of a recent Stanford Medicine forum. Physicians should conduct more research on gun violence and advocate for gun safety with patients, presenters said.

Reaping stem cells’ full therapeutic benefits requires a detailed understanding of the complex relationships between the cells and their environments -- whether in a lab dish or a patient’s body.

Reaping stem cells’ full therapeutic benefits requires a detailed understanding of the complex relationships between the cells and their environments -- whether in a lab dish or a patient’s body.

A new technique gives doctors an early view of which pediatric leukemia patients will relapse, and may point the way toward better cancer drugs.

A new technique gives doctors an early view of which pediatric leukemia patients will relapse, and may point the way toward better cancer drugs.

Stanford's Mary Leonard has devoted her research career to understanding how chronic diseases weaken children's bones, and what we can do about it.

Stanford's Mary Leonard has devoted her research career to understanding how chronic diseases weaken children's bones, and what we can do about it.

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Heart problems are the leading cause of death in pregnant women and new moms. A new set of guidelines will help doctors spot heart disease in these women.

Heart problems are the leading cause of death in pregnant women and new moms. A new set of guidelines will help doctors spot heart disease in these women.

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People with food allergies can be gradually desensitized to foods that trigger reactions, clinical trials at Stanford’s Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research have shown.

People with food allergies can be gradually desensitized to foods that trigger reactions, clinical trials at Stanford’s Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research have shown.

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A reflection on the accomplishments of Raymond Hintz, who founded Stanford’s Division Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes.

A reflection on the accomplishments of Raymond Hintz, who founded Stanford’s Division Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes.

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