The best way to predict which patients will suffer chronic pain after surgery is to ask them how they're feeling, Stanford researchers find.
Someone born with a relatively simple heart problem, even when it's fixed by surgery, is 13 times as likely to later develop heart failure.
Orthopaedic surgeon Constance Chu has spent her career seeking ways to prevent osteoarthritis from developing after a knee injury.
Physicians are more satisfied in their jobs, a Stanford survey finds, but they're less happy than workers in other fields.
More than a third of patients who are prescribed statins fail to take them regularly, and they are dying at higher rates as a result.
A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.
Patients who are taking the most common type of antidepressant may feel more pain when taking certain opioids, Stanford researchers have found.
Less than 5 percent of interventional cardiologists are women. A study has found that changing hours, male-dominant culture and radiation are deterrents.
Stanford researchers have discovered a compound that reduces the symptoms of heart failure after a heart attack in initial animal tests.