Emergency surgery, compared to antibiotics, costs less and results in lower hospital readmission rates for appendicitis, a Stanford study finds.
Modifying diet and increasing exercise during midlife can help women ward off heart disease and diabetes, Stanford-led study finds.
The first nursing postdoc at Stanford, Nancy Dudley, brings a passion for the care of the severely ill to her palliative care research.
Stanford’s Peter Koltai is participating in an effort to advance much-needed ENT care for children in Zimbabwe.
The anti-inflammatory drug ketoprofen shows promise as effective medical treatment for lymphedema symptoms, small Stanford study finds
A new Stanford strategy for kidney transplant wait-list management has been shown to help patients get into surgery faster.
The taller you are the more likely you are to get varicose veins, according to Stanford study that researched the genetics of half a million people.
Stealth vaping fad fueled by JUUL, the most popular of the electronic cigarette devices, hooks teens on nicotine while hiding it from parents, teachers.
Snakebites decrease after periods of drought, according to a Stanford-led study that examined 20 years of snakebite data across California.
Ketamine, a promising new treatment for depression, works through the brain's opioid system, Stanford study finds, defying long held beliefs.
Although pioneering scientist Gerald Reaven thought that insulin resistance did not affect the kidney, new research suggests that the story is more complex.
In a new book, Stanford pain psychologist Beth Darnall offers practical tools for health care providers to help their patients reduce pain.
For the past four years cardiologist Josh Knowles, MD, PhD, has been treating patients at Stanford who have a little-known but common genetic heart disease called …
A new study examined the role of physician burnout in medical errors.
Stanford researchers use gene editing and stem cell technologies to determine whether to worry — or not — about mysterious genetic test results.
The percentage of pregnant women getting epidurals or other spinal analgesia has climbed to a high of 71 percent, according to a Stanford study.