Ben Thornton received a heart transplant when he was 3-years-old and later suffered a complication that left him struggling to walk. Now, he's thriving as a wheelchair basketball player.
A Childx panel discussion addressed multiple aspects of the childhood obesity epidemic and discussed solutions ranging from health interventions to community development.
When associated with tumors, immune cells known as macrophages can be both good and bad: they can help cancer spread and curb its growth.
Using data and storytelling, Arianna Huffington is working encourage a cultural shift toward health and wellness, she explained at a conversation with Dean Lloyd Minor on campus.
A Stanford Medicine article examines CRISPR, the gene-editing technology, and addresses its potential to help with conditions such as sickle-cell disease.
On Match Day, 70 graduating Stanford medical students matched with residencies at a celebratory — and suspenseful — event.
Stanford research shows that nearly one in 20 reproductive-age women have depression and less than one-third are taking antidepressants.
Clinicians now have up to 24 hours to treat a stroke, thanks in part to research and tools developed at Stanford Medicine.
A new Clinical Genomics Program at Stanford will improve the diagnosis of rare genetic diseases, benefiting patients such as Tessa and Colton Nye.
A new radioactive agent developed at Stanford can identify whether a widely used lung cancer drug is likely to be effective.
Stanford anesthesiologist and writer Audrey Shafer reflects on the importance of considering the scientific and ethical issues raised by Frankenstein.
Stanford Storybank, organized by Stanford Health Care, collects 40-minute audio stories from patients and members of the Stanford Medicine community.
Stanford pediatric cardiologist Seth Hollander comments on Shaun White's success, and explains the condition called tetralogy of Fallot.
The key to preventing dangerous Aspergillus fumigatus infections following lung transplant may be blocking iron, a new Stanford Medicine study has found.
A look at the lab and work of Brian Kobilka, who won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Stanford orthopedic surgeon Eugene Roh is serving as a Team USA physician during the Winter Olympics in South Korea.