Approximately 10% of babies worldwide are born three or more weeks before their due date -- making premature birth the leading cause of death for children under 5 globally.
Nationwide, the percentage of health care visits for flulike symptoms ticked up above the baseline at the start of November and has remained elevated ever since, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Over the last decade, physicians have taken a broader view of adolescent eating disorders, thanks to a growing recognition of the variety of disordered eating patterns that can harm patients’ health, especially their heart function.
With such conveniences as digital devices at our fingertips comes a messy health conundrum, say Stanford Medicine researchers.
Despite the fact the disease greatly reduces the quality of many women’s lives, endometriosis remains understudied.
Improvements in treatment technology are helping physicians deliver individualized care to their Type 1 diabetes patients.
September is Suicide Prevention Month and mental health experts at Stanford Medicine have important information to share.
Nichole Tyson, MD, has advice for young people seeking help for menstrual problems – including painful, irregular or heavy periods.
A Stanford Medicine expert has tips for parents wondering how to help teens balance mental health concerns and social media use.
Stanford Medicine brain cancer researchers joined other thought leaders in Washington, D.C. to discuss what the Biden Administration-led Cancer Moonshot initiative could mean.
Pediatric patients and their parents capture their experiences at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, sharing photos in an exhibit.
We're celebrating those who contribute to the success of Stanford Medicine's hospitals through unwavering passion and dedication.
Researchers at Stanford Medicine are finding creative ways to entice kids into drinking more water and less sugary drinks.
Achieving more equitable health outcomes calls for understanding and addressing societal challenges in places we live, work and play.
Researchers at Stanford Medicine are exploring the impact of screen time and how to create solutions that support health.
The new guidelines focus on parents' role in the care of vulnerable babies, as well as low-cost, evidence-based therapies.