Being treated by kind, warm physicians can demonstrably improve patient health, Stanford social psychologists have found.
Between 2010 and 2015, the average annual cost of hospitalizations for gunshot wounds was $911 million, with $86 million for readmissions within six months, a Stanford study finds.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, medical student Yoo Jung Kim discusses the importance of effectively communicating with patients.
A new blood test measures the DNA fragments of lung transplant donors in the blood of recipients, in hopes of preventing organ rejection and saving lives.
Dean Lloyd Minor discusses findings of Stanford Medicine's recently released Health Trends Report.
An episode of the radio show School's In discusses research on the way children learn and develop language and engage with the world around them.
Stanford scientists have moved a big step closer toward using engineered immune cells to treat many forms of pediatric cancer.
A compilation of stories highlights the work of Stanford prematurity experts, who are advancing how we understand and predict premature birth.
Dean Lloyd Minor welcomed the neurosurgeon/author Henry Marsh to Stanford at a recent Dean's Lecture Series talk.
In this excerpt originally in Months to Years, Michelle Mindlin reflects on how she found courage as she faced cancer repeatedly.
An interdisciplinary team of Stanford researchers have developed a implantable, biodegradable, wireless and battery-free blood flow sensor.
Stanford Medicine film buffs recommend documentaries, feature films and short videos that offer compelling looks at the medical world.
Increasing numbers of women use long-acting reversible contraceptives, but less than half of family physicians provide these forms of birth control.
Graduate student Johanna O'Day has started an effort that helps Parkinson's patients tell their story and connects researchers and patients.
Orly Farber, a second-year medical student, shares her experience treating a woman with a facial wound.
Lizzy Highstreet, 11, is now recovering at home after receiving a lung transplant due to complications from cystic fibrosis.