The prevalence of genetic testing in the United States falls short of the recommended guidelines for women with ovarian cancer, new research indicates.
Stanford researchers are collaborating to develop a vibrating glove that could improve hand function following a stroke if worn for several hours a day.
Taxes encourage people to buy less soda, according to two new studies that find sugar-sweetened beverage taxes reduce local consumption.
Maja Matarić, a robiticist at the University of Southern California, plans to speak about socially assistive robotics at Big Data in Precision Health.
In a southern African nation, a clinic is helping children who suffer from debilitating ear, nose and throat conditions that are rare in the U.S.
In the Portraits of Stanford Medicine series, host Paul Costello interviews interesting individuals to showcase the diversity of Stanford Medicine.
Experts came to Stanford for the Pediatric Innovation Showcase to learn about many approaches to helping children's health, from social media to surgery.
This In the Spotlight features Kyle Loh, a stem cell researcher who is working to create pure populations of cells. He also enjoys road bicycling.
PTSD patients who do not respond to exposure therapy may have a disruption in a part of the brain known as the ventral attention network.
Health spending in the U.S. is projected to accelerate in the next decade. Stanford professor Kevin Schulman offers an explanation.
Rose Clarke Nanyonga, a nurse and academic leader in Uganda, is one of the women leaders featured in the latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine.
Brain cells called microglia keep brains young by eliminating accumulations of protein debris. But their garbage-colllection ability fades with age.
A fourth-year Stanford medical student reflects on this year's Match Day.
New research has found that many regions of Mexico lack genetic counselors; increased outreach and training could help, Stanford researcher suggests.
A Stanford psychiatrist busts pervasive myths and explains key facts about schizophrenia, a chronic disease charactorized by altered thinking.
By scouting for a particular immune cell in the blood, scientists can tell which patients with a lung-scarring disease are at higher risk for death.