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A Stanford surgical resident shares her story behind why she decided to freeze her eggs in the hopes that she can demystify the process.

A Stanford surgical resident shares her story behind why she decided to freeze her eggs in the hopes that she can demystify the process.

Stanford Medicine researchers are exploring how men and women's brains differ after traumatic head injury.

Stanford Medicine researchers are exploring how men and women's brains differ after traumatic head injury.

A common ovarian cancer evades detection by convincing nearby immune cells to treat it as a developing fetus.

A common ovarian cancer evades detection by convincing nearby immune cells to treat it as a developing fetus.

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Stanford research shows headaches caused by epidural complications during childbirth can be more serious and chronic than previously thought.

Stanford research shows headaches caused by epidural complications during childbirth can be more serious and chronic than previously thought.

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Two Stanford gynecologists talk about pelvic and sexual pain, and why it's so important to empower patients to address it.

Two Stanford gynecologists talk about pelvic and sexual pain, and why it's so important to empower patients to address it.

A public health program in India improved maternal and child health initially, but was at risk of leaving behind disadvantaged participants when it expanded.

A public health program in India improved maternal and child health initially, but was at risk of leaving behind disadvantaged participants when it expanded.

Body image is a key part of well-being, yet many of us have a conflicted relationship with our bodies. A Stanford Medicine psychologist offers guidance.

Body image is a key part of well-being, yet many of us have a conflicted relationship with our bodies. A Stanford Medicine psychologist offers guidance.

When pregnant women are assaulted, their babies are more likely to be born prematurely and to weigh less, Stanford Health Policy research shows.

When pregnant women are assaulted, their babies are more likely to be born prematurely and to weigh less, Stanford Health Policy research shows.

Stanford stem cell biologists have found a way to block a signal that causes growth of breast cancer cells, opening potential for new treatments.

Stanford stem cell biologists have found a way to block a signal that causes growth of breast cancer cells, opening potential for new treatments.

This sixth post in the Understanding UTIs series clarifies that anyone — even men, children or pregnant women — can get a urinary tract infection.

This sixth post in the Understanding UTIs series clarifies that anyone — even men, children or pregnant women — can get a urinary tract infection.

Taking benzodiazepines within 90 days before conception raises the risk of a life-threatening condition known as ectopic pregnancy, according to a study.

Taking benzodiazepines within 90 days before conception raises the risk of a life-threatening condition known as ectopic pregnancy, according to a study.

Living near an oil and gas well in California's San Joaquin Valley during pregnancy is linked to increased risk of spontaneous preterm birth, finds Stanford study.

Living near an oil and gas well in California's San Joaquin Valley during pregnancy is linked to increased risk of spontaneous preterm birth, finds Stanford study.