Following surgery, the risk of overdose from opioids is highest during the first month. Taking both short- and long-acting opioids also boosts the risk.
A Stanford medicine patient regains quality of life after receiving treatment for his rare inflammatory esophagus condition.
On their first official date together, Andrea Traynor, a Stanford clinical associate professor, saved Max Montgomery with CPR. Now they educate others via bystander CPR workshops.
This Stars of Stanford Medicine features Ryan Ribeira, an emergency medicine physician with interests in health policy and technology.
A new study by Stanford researchers finds patients' allergic reactions dissipated more quickly when they were offered assurance by a doctor.
Most kids who suffer concussions can recover at home with support from their families and doctors, according to a Stanford brain injury expert.
A study's comprehensive analysis reveals the indirect child casualties due to warfare in Africa; their deaths far outweigh direct warfare deaths.
Neonatal intensive care unit nurse Vilma Wong recognized the name of one of the residents one day — he was one of her former patients.
In this piece, adapted from Months to Years, mother Giulianna Nenna compares her daughter, who has a brain tumor, to her great-grandmother.
The goal is to design a humanitarian surgical response in conflict zones to avert preventable disability and deaths through modern, evidence-based care.
Ten years and multiple diagnoses later, a young woman finally found answers to her headaches, nausea, and sensory overload at Stanford.
Two Stanford physicians would like to expand role of pediatricians in family planning and contraception for both teenagers and new mothers.
Stanford innovators have created ways to fit MRI scanning equipment to kids instead of the other way around. Adult patients can benefit, too.
This year, Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellows will concentrate on ophthalmology, spending 10 months to address needs in that field.
Each Saturday, Stanford Medicine's Instagram gives followers a peek into the OR.
Stanford physician Donna Zulman is working to understand why high-need patients may not follow-up with care outside the clinic.