This is the first in a series of three blog posts on aspirin for prevention. It clarifies the potential benefits and harms of aspirin use.
Hana Yago got a new heart from an organ donor when she was a toddler. Last month, she and her parents met the young donor's family for the first time.
Pioneering immunotherapy drug Provenge is enjoying a revival, thanks to a large new clinical trial that will test it in men with early prostate cancer.
On Stanford Radio's The Future of Everything, neurooncologist Michelle Monje discussed developments in the treatment of brain cancer in children.
Stanford clinicians take their cue from sports and election predictions to calculate an "in-game probability" of success when treating cancer patients.
Selectively subduing a set of cells that migrate to the brain after a stroke occurs could meaningfully treat the stroke even days later.
As a freshly minted undergraduate, Kristin Reese had a strange side hustle. With her trusty ice chest, Reese helped collect donor hearts for a research …
After receiving a donated kidney from his father, a patient strives to stay healthy by monitoring key data with a Stanford Medicine Humanwide team.
Diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease currently requires an invasive procedure. New research identifies a way to identify the disease using a blood draw.
In a recent 1:2:1 podcast, host Paul Costello talks with suicidologist Rebecca Bernert about suicide prevention and risk factors, including sleep problems.
Stanford researchers develop a machine-learning computer model for mammography assessment in hopes of aiding radiologists’ clinical decisions.
Postdoctoral scholar Progga Sen reflects on her love of flowers and talks with physician Chitra Dinakar to learn more about the allergies they can cause.
Depression often occurs with other conditions such as anxiety, addiction or chronic illnesses, physician Randall Stafford and Sophia Xiao explain.
Two color-changing compounds found in scorpion venom can help kill the bacteria responsible for staphylococcus and drug-resistant tuberculosis.
Emotions, once thought to be unconcious and automatic, are highly influenced by motivations and intention, new Stanford research shows.
Many metastatic colorectal cancers appear "born to be bad," spreading to other organs before any diagnosis has been made, say Stanford researchers.