A Stanford-designed computer algorithm helps doctors predict the lifespan of patients with metastatic cancer by looking for clues in their own exam notes.
In a new study, a team of researchers has examined the relationship between protein binding to DNA and the development of cancer.
In the fifth installment in the Understanding AFib series, Randall Stafford explains how to measure your heart rate and pay attention to your heart rhythm.
In this essay, Cynthia Lim reflects on her experience caring for her husband, who was left with brain damage following a cardiac arrest.
A team of Stanford Biodesign innovators has developed a video to increase awareness in India of a serious heart condition, RHD.
The anti-inflammatory drug ketoprofen shows promise as effective medical treatment for lymphedema symptoms, small Stanford study finds
A team of economists have examined the importance of location and opioid prevalence to help tease out the relative importance of supply in the epidemic.
New Stanford research shows alarming trends in teens' use of a popular vaping device, suggesting they need better education about its addictive potential.
In this fourth post in the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford explains different drugs that are used to slow down the heart.
A new generation of brain cancer patients are working to improve care and connect and support patients using social media and advocacy.
In the latest installment in the series Understanding AFib, Randall Stafford explains the different types of blood thinners.
Decision scientist Mehlika Toy is working with the WHO to help eliminate the public health burden of hepatitis B by the year 2030.
A network of doctors that aims to diagnose mystery diseases has named 31 newly identified conditions and diagnosed more than 100 previously unsolved cases.
Stanford researchers have learned that cancer cells can batter their way into new territory, rather than relying on dissolving chemicals.
Cancerous tumors cause disease in two ways: they grow and spread. But a new immune therapy approach may be able to target both problems simultaneously.
Stanford scientists have found that viral infections shaped human genome evolution after interbreeding with Neanderthals 50,000 years ago.