The COVID-19 pandemic kept a young patient's family from being by her side following her heart transplant. But they found a way to show their love.
Hospitals are seeing a 40% drop in emergency visits, in part because patients with serious conditions other than COVID-19 are reluctant to seek care.
College student Bea White writes about her pacemaker-implant surgery, and how her life has changed since having the procedure.
At 19, Bea White learned she needed a pacemaker to speed up her heart, which beat too slowly because of a condition called heart block.
Researchers are using artificial intelligence to detect abnormalities in the heart through an algorithm that assesses the rate that a heart pumps blood.
In the final installment of the Demystifying Heart Failure series, physician Randall Stafford and graduate student Min Joo Kim explain how heart failure can be treated and managed.
In this seventh post in the Demystifying Heart Failure series, physician Randall Stafford and graduate student Min Joo Kim outline key medications.
This post, the sixth in the series, examines the benefits of activity for heart failure patients and provides some suggestions for exercising safely.
This installment in the Demystifying Heart Failure series provides dietary guidance for those with heart failure as well as for those hoping to prevent it.
Scientists at Stanford use a gene therapy technique, called RNA silencing, to treat a heart condition called restrictive cardiomyopathy in mice.
The second post in the Demystifying Heart Failure series, co-authored by cardiologist Fatima Rodriguez, addresses misconceptions about heart failure.
Stanford researchers have created an algorithm to detect familial hypercholesterolemia, a hard-to-diagnose genetic disease.
One night Jim Spudich knocked off a few chapters of a murder mystery before falling asleep, to awaken with a vision that would solve a medical mystery.
Stanford Medicine researchers presented preliminary findings of a study looking at the ability of smartwatches to detect symptoms of atrial fibrillation.
If you happened to have dropped by the Apple Store in downtown San Francisco Monday evening, you might have caught sight of something out of …
A study is examining whether a smartwatch can accurately detect irregular health rhythms, including atrial fibrillation, in wearers.