Women scheduled for C-sections know the levels of pain relief they'll need, and are happier with their experience if given a choice.
A Stanford anesthesiologist is working to understand why pain becomes agonizing and chronic by examining the role of cells known as microglia.
Cru Silva was diagnosed with a type of eye cancer when he was 18 months old. After nearly a year of treatments, he's healthy and back home in Hawaii.
With a DNA test, Dani Shapiro discovered that the man she had thought was her father was not. She discussed the finding, and her writing, on campus.
In this excerpt originally in Months to Years, Michelle Mindlin reflects on how she found courage as she faced cancer repeatedly.
Stanford Medicine film buffs recommend documentaries, feature films and short videos that offer compelling looks at the medical world.
Graduate student Johanna O'Day has started an effort that helps Parkinson's patients tell their story and connects researchers and patients.
Lizzy Highstreet, 11, is now recovering at home after receiving a lung transplant due to complications from cystic fibrosis.
Looking for a good biomedical read? Stanford Medicine communicators offer up their top picks for the year.
Brett, an avid cyclist, suffers a traumatic brain injury in a biking accident, but at Stanford he partners with his care team to pursue recovery.
Thanks to a bone marrow transplant from his four-year-old brother, Ikkei Takeuchi is back to playing sports and enjoying life in the U.S.
After a health scare, this medical student gives thanks to her support network and the many medical professionals who took care of her.
A novel immunotherapy appears safe for use in patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Here, a Northern California man shares his experience in the study.
In this essay, Cynthia Lim reflects on her experience caring for her husband, who was left with brain damage following a cardiac arrest.
A stage IV cancer patient discusses what it means to live well with serious illness at Stanford Medicine's Jonathan King Lecture series.
When 12-year-old Lizneidy Serratos was airlifted to the Bay Area in early August, her heart was pumping so weakly that she could not walk or eat.