A new study shows that the process of turning a group of blood vessel cells into an artery actually requires that they stop growing.
Paul Auerbach, a Stanford professor of emergency medicine, discusses potential health concerns of Thai boys rescued after two weeks trapped in a cave.
What can be done to help medical students develop emotional connectedness and empathy with their patients? The answer could lie in revisiting childhood.
Ten-day-old Lola Garcia became the smallest infant in North America to receive bloodless open-heart surgery.
Laila Soudi, head of the Stanford Refugee Research Project, will spend the next five weeks visiting the Jordan-Syria and Lebanon-Syria borders.
A diabetes program, developed with a Stanford scientist, helps cut costs of diabetes-related health care expenses by $815 per year per person.
Physician assistant student Sara Lynne Wright's uncle has a genetic disease that has helped her, and her entire family, be more accepting.
Assessing the relationship between air quality and mortality, a Stanford study finds that in 2015, exposure to air pollution in sub-Saharan Africa led to 400,000 otherwise preventable infant deaths.
Researchers have made a molecular movie showing how retinal changes shape when hit by light. Retinal is critical to vision and many other light-driven processes.
There’s no good evidence for using marijuana for common complaints, and the products sold in cannabis dispensaries pose risks to kids and teens.
The career of Stanford pediatric infectious disease researcher and physician Yvonne Maldonado is featured in this video and blog post.
Physicians and others from Stanford Emergency Medicine recently participated in a disaster preparation search-and-rescue drill at Moffett Field.
The Supreme Court upheld the travel ban, making it a challenge for refugees and others who had hoped to travel, or live, in the U.S.
A new multi-center trial shows that dialectical behavior therapy can help reduce suicide attempts and self-harm in adolescents.
Researchers engaged citizen scientists to take photos and collect other data to investigate how neighborhoods can affect health.
A system that circulates cold water may be the key to improving protective suits for infectious disease responses, firefighting and more.