Ben Thornton received a heart transplant when he was 3-years-old and later suffered a complication that left him struggling to walk. Now, he's thriving as a wheelchair basketball player.
Can computers carry out hospital safety-monitoring tasks better than humans? A Stanford research team has been testing the idea; so far, it's working well.
A minimally-invasive procedure called TAVR "gave me back my life in an immediate and profound way," said Stanford high-risk heart patient Laura Hosking.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the only hospital in Northern California using the innovative ROSA™ technology to help children suffering from prolific seizure disorders.
A Stanford Medicine article examines CRISPR, the gene-editing technology, and addresses its potential to help with conditions such as sickle-cell disease.
Packard Children’s hospital school is a unique collaboration between the Palo Alto Unified School District and the hospital, offering a fully accredited academic curriculum for patients grades K-12.
Seventeen million Americans live with the aftermath of stroke, including difficulty communicating, moving around, and taking care of their most basic needs. Now, Stanford researchers are working to give those survivors new hope.
In this Breaking Down Diabetes installment, physician-research Randall Stafford clarifies the pros and cons of insulin use in Type 2 diabetes.
Physicians should consider the ethical challenges of using artificial intelligence in making patient care decisions, three Stanford University School of Medicine researchers say in a perspective piece in The New England Journal of Medicine.
In this piece, first-year medical student Orly Farber talks about controlling her emotions is a clinical setting.
Stanford’s Abraham Verghese believes there should be a more nuanced conversation around what artificial intelligence can do for doctors.
Stanford Storybank, organized by Stanford Health Care, collects 40-minute audio stories from patients and members of the Stanford Medicine community.
When gravely ill undocumented immigrants wait to seek health care, they’re less likely to have end-of-life care that follows their wishes.
After Aditi Polamreddy's brain tumor was removed, she needed physical and occupational therapy to keep her brain from forgetting one side of her body.
The key to preventing dangerous Aspergillus fumigatus infections following lung transplant may be blocking iron, a new Stanford Medicine study has found.
In this essay, medical student Natasha Abadilla reflects on the walls that medical trainees put up between themselves and their patients.