A Stanford surgeon, educator and inventor has worked to advance the science of touch.
The cost of treating animal-related injuries in U.S. emergency rooms is about $1.2 billion per year, a new Stanford study shows.
The latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores the potential for digitally driven innovation to transform health education, diagnostics and care.
Digital medicine advances prompt call for more study about potential implications and ethical issues for patients and clinicians.
Stanford medical student Jason Neil Batten edits an ethics in precision health journal issue for the American Medical Association's Journal of Ethics.
The new issue of Stanford Medicine explores how Stanford's health care entities crafted a shared vision that is playing out in research, education and care.
A profile by The Scientist of Lucy Shapiro, PhD, highlights her career and the passions that guided her groundbreaking scientific research.
A patient who struggled with being overweight for much of her life says she finally found success because of the trusting relationship she has with her doctor.
The culture of modern medicine is challenging the ability of doctors to develop strong relationships with their patients, potentially harming both health care and physician wellness.
Stanford Medicine magazine explores how vital hearing and listening are for our well-being, and the science behind discoveries that could improve how we do both.
Physicians should consider the ethical challenges of using artificial intelligence in making patient care decisions, three Stanford University School of Medicine researchers say in a perspective piece in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Stanford Medicine magazine's winter issue explores science that pushes boundaries and also considers ethical questions raised about research.
Environmental changes are making people sick and urgent action is needed, Paul Auerbach and Jay Lemery write in the new book "Enviromedics."
In her role as a Stanford anesthesiologist, Alyssa Burgart, MD, doesn’t see patients with spinal muscular atrophy as often as the neurologists who regularly treat …
Sometimes when Milt McColl, MD, is on rounds with other physicians in his medical residency, patients turn to him, thinking he’s the doctor in charge …
As a mother, pediatric care is personal for me. I’m likely not alone in saying that pediatricians were crucial partners for me and my husband …