Surgery remains best treatment for appendicitis, Stanford study finds
Emergency surgery, compared to antibiotics, costs less and results in lower hospital readmission rates for appendicitis, a Stanford study finds.
$6 million grant to support study of preeclampsia, atherosclerosis links
Stanford researchers will study the connections between preeclampsia in pregnant women and the subsequent risk of atherosclerosis as the women grow older.
Behind many a Parkinson's case lurks a mutation in a gene called LRRK2 — why?
Genetic mutations affecting a single gene called LRRK2 play an outsized role in Parkinson's disease, but nobody's been able to say why. Here's a clue.
The future of FAST: Bright and bigger
What will the future of FAST, the science education program led by Stanford graduate students, look like? Will its benefits extend beyond San Jose?
Three awarded School of Medicine’s highest honor
Three individuals will be awarded the Dean’s Medal for their contributions to the mission of Stanford Medicine.
Higher birth risks associated with older dads
From the data of more than 40 million births, scientists link paternal age to birth risks and even risks to the mother’s health.