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.
By studying how birds regrow damaged inner ear cells to fix hearing loss, scientists hope to learn how to cure deafness in humans.
Stanford heart doctors bank on digital health to improve heart care in the future by monitoring encouraging exercise, detecting and tracking conditions like atrial fibrillation, and more.
Stanford scientists used discoveries in the lab to design new versions of a widely used antibiotic to prevent the side effect of hearing loss.
With half of all cases of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias going undiagnosed, researchers develop app to help in early screening
Regulatory reform could reduce the bloated documentation requirements facing American physicians and help to reduce rising levels of burnout.
Author Rebecca Skloot and Henrietta Lacks family members discuss the importance of telling the human stories behind medical science
In the shadow of recent reports of chemical attacks in Syria, coordinators of Stanford's fledgling refugee project are working to help people in war-torn countries who are displaced and homeless.
In one of the largest observational studies on fitness and heart disease, researchers examined found that people with higher levels of grip strength, physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness had reduced risks of heart attacks and stroke.
Abdominal aortic aneurysms may be caused by the overexpression of a "don't eat me" protein that blocks the disposal of dead and dying cells.
Several severely depressed patients were helped by a new, experimental form of transcranial magnetic stimulation developed by Stanford Medicine researchers.
Fifty years after the first adult heart transplant in the U.S., the event featured doctors who've contributed to the development of heart transplantation.
Jan. 6, 1968 marks the 50-year anniversary of the first human heart transplant in the United States, which happened here at Stanford.
Five new categories of mental illness that cut across the current more broad diagnoses of anxiety and depression have been identified by researchers in a …
High blood pressure is now defined as a reading of 130 over 80, down from 140 over 90, increasing the number of Americans who have high blood pressure.