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 team in a Stanford Biodesign course that pairs computer science students with physicians developed an app designed to prompt end-of-life conversations.
Stanford Medicine researchers found that, based on genetic makeup, 99.5% of people are likely to have an atypical response to at least one drug.
In 2020, contributing editor Paul Costello’s top podcasts reflect the challenges of the coronavirus and other timely health care issues.
Stanford Medicine magazine's most-read articles of 2020 were about COVID-19, grieving and chemo brain, a misunderstood side effect of chemotherapy.
Graeme Rosenberg's illustrations, shared in classes he teaches and on social media, are resonating with fellow surgeons at Stanford and beyond.
In a short video, nurses from Stanford Health Care speak candidly about what the past months in the pandemic have been like and what it means to be a nurse.
The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are the first to use the RNA coding molecule to prompt our bodies to fight the virus. Here's how they work.
Stanford researchers have created a molecular probe designed to map how the brain works by tagging, recording and controlling functions of individual cells.
Stanford Health Care physician Megan Mahoney, MD, describes how conversations with family helped her decide to be among the first to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Lab scientists in the Stanford Clinical Virology Lab, processing thousands of samples a day, fight the coronavirus pandemic behind the scenes.
In Stanford Medicine's Recover, Restore and Re-open framework, experts discuss how the shift to telehealth likely represents the new norm.
For Black neurosurgeon Samuel Cheshier, George Floyd's killing confirmed that his country is racist; but the aftermath brought hope that change is possible.
Stanford researcher finds that inpatient psychiatric care helps long-term recovery rates for people with both mental illness and addiction.
Environmental engineer Alexandria Boehm measures coronavirus in wastewater to determine if sewage testing can inform public health decisions about COVID-19.
Recover, Restore and Re-open, Stanford Medicine's framework for navigating the pandemic, addresses health disparities among racial groups.