In a video, Stanford Children's Health's Healthier, Happier Lives Blog introduces a patient with celiac disease and discusses the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of the autoimmune disorder.
Researchers from Stanford and Seoul National University have constructed an artificial sensory nerve circuit that imitates human reflexes and ability to sense touch.
An iPad app is helping a nonverbal 19-year-old make social connections and express her thoughts and needs as never before.
Jacob Theil, a resident in laboratory animal medicine, is featured in this Stars of Stanford Medicine installment. A clinician and a researcher, Theil spends time with his wife and son, playing video games and visiting breweries on his days off.
Stanford's Stephen Luby discusses how the little-known but deadly Nipah virus is transmitted, in light of news of an outbreak in southern India.
Scientists who work with the Stanford Precision Health and Integrated Diagnostics Center set out to find new ways to precisely predict, prevent and diagnose diseases that range from diabetes to mental health.
Physician Shreya Shah discusses the controversies, problems and solutions to improve care for patients with high blood pressure in the United States.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, second-year medical student Natasha Abadilla reflects on how medical school can delay many aspects of adulthood, such as career and family.
At a time when technology is bringing the world closer together, the practice and potential of sharing patient data is beginning to blur the notion of “rare” diseases, and offer more options for identifying and treating conditions previously considered undiagnosed, panelists at a Stanford conference said.
During a digital health-focused session at the Big Data in Precision Health conference, four speakers detailed the ways in which they're harnessing digital technologies to empower patient health.
Stanford scientists used discoveries in the lab to design new versions of a widely used antibiotic to prevent the side effect of hearing loss.
Sylvy Kornberg was known as the wife and mother of Nobel laureates. But she was also an accomplishment biochemist, her granddaughter writes.
Experts from academia, industry government and more came together at this year's Big Data in Precision Health conference to share successes, lessons and insights into how they're breaking down data to precisely advance health care and research.
They were two patients who couldn’t have been more different: one was a baby boy less than a year old, the other a retired physician. They even had vastly different medical conditions. Yet both needed the same life-saving remedy: a liver transplant.
The culture of modern medicine is challenging the ability of doctors to develop strong relationships with their patients, potentially harming both health care and physician wellness.
The medical dictionary was small, with a worn green-black cover. Published in 1898, it featured a wonderfully odd assortment of terms, with definitions averaging about six words. I set out to learn more about who wrote it and how it was used.