Physician burnout leads to higher job turnover rates and increased financial costs to institutions, Stanford researchers find.
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Stanford explores use of digital tools to improve human health
A Stanford Medicine magazine article shares four stories of digital medicine helping patients.
Surgery remains best treatment for appendicitis, Stanford study finds
Emergency surgery, compared to antibiotics, costs less and results in lower hospital readmission rates for appendicitis, a Stanford study finds.
Exercise and diet key during midlife for women to avoid heart disease, diabetes
Modifying diet and increasing exercise during midlife can help women ward off heart disease and diabetes, Stanford-led study finds.
First nursing postdoc at Stanford advocates for palliative care
The first nursing postdoc at Stanford, Nancy Dudley, brings a passion for the care of the severely ill to her palliative care research.
New ENT clinic treats children in Zimbabwe
Stanford’s Peter Koltai is participating in an effort to advance much-needed ENT care for children in Zimbabwe.
New hope for a drug to treat lymphedema symptoms
The anti-inflammatory drug ketoprofen shows promise as effective medical treatment for lymphedema symptoms, small Stanford study finds
How a new system improved wait times for Stanford kidney transplant patients
A new Stanford strategy for kidney transplant wait-list management has been shown to help patients get into surgery faster.
Tallness linked to varicose veins, Stanford study says
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 hidden from parents, teachers
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 drought in California, Stanford-led study says
Snakebites decrease after periods of drought, according to a Stanford-led study that examined 20 years of snakebite data across California.
Opioid system plays key role in ketamine’s antidepressant effects, Stanford study finds
Ketamine, a promising new treatment for depression, works through the brain's opioid system, Stanford study finds, defying long held beliefs.
Insulin resistance affects the kidneys, Stanford study finds
Although pioneering scientist Gerald Reaven thought that insulin resistance did not affect the kidney, new research suggests that the story is more complex.
To help patients quash pain, researcher develops practical guide for health care providers
In a new book, Stanford pain psychologist Beth Darnall offers practical tools for health care providers to help their patients reduce pain.
Genetic testing pushed for hereditary high cholesterol disease
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 …
Stanford study shows role of physician burnout in medical errors
A new study examined the role of physician burnout in medical errors.