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.
When 12-year-old Lizneidy Serratos was airlifted to the Bay Area in early August, her heart was pumping so weakly that she could not walk or eat.
A Stanford Health Care video tells the story of grateful transplant patient Yolanda.
Scientists find new potential drug targets for heart disease and diabetes, while shedding more light on the genetics of cholesterol, a new study has found.
A second-year medical student is part of a team designing personalized cardiac catheters.
A former Stanford biodesign innovation fellow describes how he and colleagues came to develop an inexpensive and simple tool to diagnose arrhythmias.
A new study shows that the process of turning a group of blood vessel cells into an artery actually requires that they stop growing.
In one of the largest observational studies on fitness and heart disease, researchers examined found that people with higher levels of grip strength, physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness had reduced risks of heart attacks and stroke.
Thousands of women in the East African country of Uganda suffer from rheumatic heart disease. Although pregnancy can lead to severe complications, a new study shows that many women are putting their health at risk in order to have children.