A Stanford-designed computer algorithm helps doctors predict the lifespan of patients with metastatic cancer by looking for clues in their own exam notes.
Stanford researchers have identified that the paraventricular thalamus serves as a kind of gatekeeper that identifies and tracks the most relevant details.
In a new study, a team of researchers has examined the relationship between protein binding to DNA and the development of cancer.
In the fifth installment in the Understanding AFib series, Randall Stafford explains how to measure your heart rate and pay attention to your heart rhythm.
In this essay, Cynthia Lim reflects on her experience caring for her husband, who was left with brain damage following a cardiac arrest.
The first nursing postdoc at Stanford, Nancy Dudley, brings a passion for the care of the severely ill to her palliative care research.
A team of Stanford Biodesign innovators has developed a video to increase awareness in India of a serious heart condition, RHD.
Medical trainees, writes one student, are like glorified breathing-and-walking medical dictionaries. But, given their knowledge will ultimately help patients, that's okay.
In this radio show, Stanford bioethicist David Magnus and host Russ Altman discuss the ethical implications of using AI in health care.
In an essay published in JAMA, a Stanford medical student discusses the meaning behind an art installation he created to commemorate the novel Frankenstein.
A Stanford team is developing health education videos that can be used by community health workers to help mothers and babies in South Africa.
A stage IV cancer patient discusses what it means to live well with serious illness at Stanford Medicine's Jonathan King Lecture series.
Stanford researchers found that people who underwent a virtual reality experience, called “Becoming Homeless,” were more empathetic toward the homeless.
A team of economists have examined the importance of location and opioid prevalence to help tease out the relative importance of supply in the epidemic.
Health care innovators should take a needs-driven approach, writes Paul Yock, founder of the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign.
A new Stanford strategy for kidney transplant wait-list management has been shown to help patients get into surgery faster.