In this fourth post in the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford explains different drugs that are used to slow down the heart.
In the latest installment in the series Understanding AFib, Randall Stafford explains the different types of blood thinners.
In the second piece in a the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford examines which patients should use blood thinners.
Scientists find new potential drug targets for heart disease and diabetes, while shedding more light on the genetics of cholesterol, a new study has found.
In the first of a series on atrial fibrillation, physician Randall Stafford explains the condition and how it increases the risk of stroke.
Scientists have developed an algorithm that combines genome sequence data and electronic health information to predict risk for genetic disease.
John Farquhar, a beloved mentor, and pioneer in cardiovascular disease prevention at Stanford, died Aug. 22 at the age of 91.
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 …
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is caused by various genetic mutations that cause heart muscle to contract with too much force. New research suggests why.
A second-year medical student is part of a team designing personalized cardiac catheters.
A former Stanford biodesign innovation fellow describes how he and colleagues came to develop an inexpensive and simple tool to diagnose arrhythmias.
This Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A features Andrew Chang, clinical instructor of medicine, who is working to improve cardiovascular health globally.
A new study shows that the process of turning a group of blood vessel cells into an artery actually requires that they stop growing.
Stanford researchers use gene editing and stem cell technologies to determine whether to worry — or not — about mysterious genetic test results.
At 91, Jack Farquhar reflects on the growth of the field of preventative health, his longevity, the importance of community and more.
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.