A geriatric care specialist talks about the special needs of aging patients and how the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is responding.
Stillbirth greatly raises a woman's risk for severe complications of childbirth, a Stanford study of more than 6 million California births has found.
Fully reversing the tide of physician burnout requires addressing deep issues within the culture of the health care system, Stanford Medicine leaders write.
Researchers find that neural sleep patterns in fish are analogous to those in mammals, paving ways to develop sleep medication.
A team of Stanford physicians explains why research has found that taking aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease may be riskier than previously thought.
On LinkedIn, Dean Lloyd Minor outlines how precision health that takes into account environmental factors can improve well-being throughout a population.
In a recent 1:2:1 podcast, host Paul Costello talks with suicidologist Rebecca Bernert about suicide prevention and risk factors, including sleep problems.
Postdoctoral scholar Progga Sen reflects on her love of flowers and talks with physician Chitra Dinakar to learn more about the allergies they can cause.
Depression often occurs with other conditions such as anxiety, addiction or chronic illnesses, physician Randall Stafford and Sophia Xiao explain.
Emotions, once thought to be unconcious and automatic, are highly influenced by motivations and intention, new Stanford research shows.
Researchers discover a "genomic signature" that flags enlarged prostates, as well as two genes implicated in the development of the condition.
Despite improvements in pre-hospital care, many women in India continue to die from burn injuries, a study by a Stanford emergency medicine physician shows.
Many metastatic colorectal cancers appear "born to be bad," spreading to other organs before any diagnosis has been made, say Stanford researchers.
In the seventh post in the series Taking Depression Seriously, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford outline how healthy behaviors can lessen symptoms.
Ertharin Cousin, the former executive director of the World Food Programme, discusses her career and her determination to address hunger globally.
Empathy isn't determined by our genes, it's a skill that improves with practice, explains Stanford psychologist-author Jamil Zaki.