Young people prescribed opioids by dental providers were at increased risk of developing opioid addiction in the following year, a Stanford study found.
In a drive to reduce high cervical-cancer rates in Nigeria, a nonprofit organization co-founded by Stanford oncology researcher Ami Bhatt, MD, PhD, has enlisted the imaginative assistance of an educational comic book.
As the medical world transitioned to electronic health records, Stanford clinicians stepped up to trouble-shoot. Now they're innovating patient care.
The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force encourages those who are at high risk of contracting HIV to take a daily pre-exposure drug.
Stanford and SLAC researchers are developing new technology to dramatically reduce the duration of radiation therapy and its treatment side effects.
Sharon Chinthrajah weighs in on a new peanut allergy immunotherapy, speaking to its potential and its role in the future of food allergies therapy.
An anti-smoking ad campaign featuring a woman with depression helps smokers with mental health conditions attempt to quit.
Begun at Stanford, the Women Leaders in Global Health conference is working to empower women in the global health community.
In this In the Spotlight Q&A, Yaw Shin Ooi, a postdoctoral fellow in microbiology and immunology shares his thoughts on science, Buddha, and more.
Abdominal adhesions can have lasting, significant consequences. Now Stanford researchers have identified the cells responsible and a possible treatment.
A government program providing market-value, noncash compensation to kidney donors would benefit poor people and not be exploitative, according to a study.
Robots, virtual meditation and steering wheels that sense stress are all part of a researcher's plan to create an environment that enhances your well-being.
A fourth-year medical student outlines the benefits of completing an ob-gyn rotation and delivering babies, despite having no plans to work in that area.
Stanford biomedical data scientist Dennis Wall and his team are using brief home videos of kids to help make rapid diagnostic decisions about autism.
Scientists create algorithms that read X-rays and MRIs in an effort to enhance doctor's diagnoses of certain disease and injury.
A Stanford University class hopes to increase awareness and understanding of human trafficking and improve resources to detect, treat and decrease it.