Invasive heart treatments often needless
A large, international study led by Stanford and New York University found that invasive procedures are no better than medications and lifestyle advice at treating heart disease that's severe but stable.
Stanford Hospital to have two emergency departments
When the new Stanford Hospital opens, two emergency departments will begin operating: one for patients 21 and older and one patients 20 and younger.
Antibody treatment for peanut allergy
A Stanford-led pilot study has provided early evidence that an antibody is a safe, effective and rapid food allergy treatment.
Advice on interviewing migrant children
Stanford experts have created four short videos to help lawyers at the U.S. border learn to sensitively interview migrant children and teens about traumatic experiences.
Through Apple Heart Study, Stanford Medicine researchers show wearable technology can help detect atrial fibrillation
Study shows that Apple Watch app can identify heart rhythm irregularities, which can help catch atrial fibrillation.
Protein decoy stymies lung cancer in mice
Researchers at Stanford and UCSF slowed the spread of a type of nonsmall cell lung cancer in mice by neutralizing a single protein that would otherwise set off a chain reaction, causing runaway tumor growth.
Identifying who benefits from chemo drug
Anthracyclines can be effective against breast cancer but often have toxic side effects. Stanford researchers used gene expression levels to identify women most likely to benefit from the drugs, regardless of breast cancer type or stage.
Normal weight can hide eating disorder
The amount, speed and duration of weight loss are better markers of medical and psychological illness in adolescents with atypical anorexia nervosa than being underweight, a study led by Stanford and UCSF researchers showed.
Memorial event for Schrier set for Nov. 10
A celebration of the life of Stanley Schrier, a founding member of the Division of Hematology, will be held Nov. 10 on campus. Schrier died in August.
Robots join new Stanford Hospital
In the new Stanford hospital, the human employees will be joined by a fleet of robots programmed to take on some repetitive and mechanical tasks.