Mapping the geography of the immune response in triple negative breast cancers predicts patient survival and sheds light onto new aspects of tumor biology.
A Lancet commission has found that poor quality health care causes millions of unnecessary deaths; the worst deficits were found in vulnerable populations.
While some fear artificial intelligence making inroads into health care, Stanford Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor welcomes it.
"SWEAT," Stanford Medicine's pre-orientation wilderness trip gives new medical students a chance to bond before school begins.
Following surgery, the risk of overdose from opioids is highest during the first month. Taking both short- and long-acting opioids also boosts the risk.
A Stanford medicine patient regains quality of life after receiving treatment for his rare inflammatory esophagus condition.
On their first official date together, Andrea Traynor, a Stanford clinical associate professor, saved Max Montgomery with CPR. Now they educate others via bystander CPR workshops.
This Stars of Stanford Medicine features Ryan Ribeira, an emergency medicine physician with interests in health policy and technology.
A Stanford team has taken a multi-pronged approach to reducing preventable maternal deaths among California women, a new scientific paper explains.
A new study by Stanford researchers finds patients' allergic reactions dissipated more quickly when they were offered assurance by a doctor.
Scientists review the compliance of pharmacies and tobacco-selling policies, finding that Walgreens is the most likely to sell to minors.
A new Stanford-led study catalogs the prevalence and types of deception by volunteers in clinical trials and suggests ways for investigators to root it out.
Neonatal intensive care unit nurse Vilma Wong recognized the name of one of the residents one day — he was one of her former patients.
In this piece, adapted from Months to Years, mother Giulianna Nenna compares her daughter, who has a brain tumor, to her great-grandmother.
The prevalence of suicide by firearm in the U.S. is just one of the many sobering statistics to emerge out of a new investigation of global gun violence.
The goal is to design a humanitarian surgical response in conflict zones to avert preventable disability and deaths through modern, evidence-based care.