Scientists have used CRISPR-Cas9 screens to reveal more about how the bacteria behind Legionnaire's disease infects humans.
An article in Stanford Medicine magazine examines how Stanford Health Care cut half an hour off its stroke treatment time, helping patients.
As physician Ilana Yurkiewicz writes, it can be challenging to treat a patient with a hematological emergency who is concerned about the cost of care.
Using neuroimaging and machine learning, researchers were able to predict whether antidepressants would help individual patients.
One challenge of caring for children with autism is that medications don't exist to treat the disorder's core features of social impairment and restricted, repetitive …
Grace Anne Dorney Koppel and Ted Koppel aim to raise awareness and funding for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease at Stanford Medicine X | CHANGE event.
In the final installment of the Demystifying Heart Failure series, physician Randall Stafford and graduate student Min Joo Kim explain how heart failure can be treated and managed.
A Stanford research team learns about water, sanitation and hygiene services of rural health centers in Uganda with an eye toward designing improvements.
Certain brain tumors wire themselves into the brain's electrical communication network, a new Stanford-led study has shown.
Scientists found a sneaky way to stop cold viruses from replicating in mammalian cells by disabling a protein not in the virus but in the cells they infect.
In this seventh post in the Demystifying Heart Failure series, physician Randall Stafford and graduate student Min Joo Kim outline key medications.
A Stanford study investigates the barriers to controlling parasitic disease and possible interventions beyond mass drug and education campaigns.
This post, the sixth in the series, examines the benefits of activity for heart failure patients and provides some suggestions for exercising safely.
The best time to get a flu shot is when you haven't had antibiotics recently, a new study has found, because healthy gut bacteria protect immunity.
Hepatitis C has become so widespread that experts are calling on doctors to screen all adults 18 to 79, even those with no known risk factors or symptoms.
This installment in the Demystifying Heart Failure series provides dietary guidance for those with heart failure as well as for those hoping to prevent it.