A second-year medical student is part of a team designing personalized cardiac catheters.
Brain regions not directly involved in the receipt of pain signals play a key role in the perception of pain, and show the importance of non-drug therapies.
Low levels of a substance, acetyl-L-carnitine, in the blood are associated with depression. Could this "mood mirror" be a cure for the blues?
Stanford's Manali Patel found higher satisfaction and lower costs for advanced cancer patients who spoke with a nonclinical worker about care preferences.
When Kimberly Nichols' father was dying from cancer, they reconnected after many years, leaving her struggling to cope with his loss.
New Stanford research suggests that global warming is likely to lead to an increase in suicide rates in the United States and Mexico.
Found in about half of all bacterial species, the cell membrane that surrounds the cell wall may be more critical for survival than previously thought.
Children with autism have structural and functional abnormalities in the brain circuit that normally makes social interaction feel rewarding.
A former Stanford biodesign innovation fellow describes how he and colleagues came to develop an inexpensive and simple tool to diagnose arrhythmias.
A small magnetic wire that attracts nanoparticles engineered to stick to tumor cells may stand to detect cancer earlier.
Could social media — where misinformation is too often spread — be a place to help build trust in science and the research enterprise?
This Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A features Andrew Chang, clinical instructor of medicine, who is working to improve cardiovascular health globally.
Targeted screening can cut hepatitis B related deaths in the U.S. by half - and save money.
A new study shows that the process of turning a group of blood vessel cells into an artery actually requires that they stop growing.
A diabetes program, developed with a Stanford scientist, helps cut costs of diabetes-related health care expenses by $815 per year per person.
Physician assistant student Sara Lynne Wright's uncle has a genetic disease that has helped her, and her entire family, be more accepting.