In this first piece in a two-part series, writer Nathan Collins shares the story of his kidney transplant, using a donated kidney from his father.
A patient worried that cancer may run in her family finds answers through genetic testing offering by Stanford Medicine's Humanwide project.
A thyroid cancer patient has neck surgery that leaves no scar, in a new procedure and a first for Stanford surgeons.
A recent Stanford Medicine event, Celebrating Cancer Survivors, brought survivors together to share a variety of stories about living with cancer.
In the sixth post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford clarify the different types of care providers.
Physician burnout costs health care organizations about $7,600 annually for each physician they employ, Stanford researchers have found.
Through the Humanwide project, a patient's pharmacogenomic evaluation helped doctors prescribe a pain reliever that is effective for her individual biology.
A team of Stanford engineers has developed an approach to prosthetic creation based on performance that may allow for the design of inexpensive limbs.
A third of young athletes register high blood pressure, raising questions about their health — or about the new U.S. hypertension guidelines.
Rigid gender expectations hurt everyone’s health. A series of papers in the Lancet works to clarify how this happens and spur improvements.
A Stanford psychiatrist gives practical advice to American clinicians unfamiliar with Ramadan fasting, a common spiritual practice for many Muslims.
Six episodes explain the Stanford Medicine pilot project, which used patient data to create personalized health plans addressing concerns and risks.
At the Big Data in Precision Health conference, clinicians discussed using patient health data to enhance primary care through the Humanwide pilot project.
Mallory Smith's memoir chronicles her life with cystic fibrosis. Christy Hartman knew Mallory, and attended a campus event celebrating Mallory's book.
A new Stanford neuroscience study reveals that creativity can slump or bump between ages 8 and 10, depending on the individual.
Eddie Shakerpour wanted to feel better, so he joined Humanwide, a Stanford Medicine pilot that used data to create personalized, preventive care plans.