Dress rehearsals at new Stanford Hospital
In a pair of dress rehearsals, Stanford Medicine faculty and staff prepared for opening day at the new Stanford Hospital by caring for “patients” in the new environment.
Tanning salons cluster in gay neighborhoods
Neighborhoods with more gay and bisexual men are twice as likely to have indoor tanning salons, Stanford researchers have found. Further research is needed to learn whether the industry specifically targets this population.
SHC – ValleyCare earns stroke certification
The hospital’s stroke program can now provide swift service to residents of Dublin, Pleasanton and Livermore, who previously had to be transported elsewhere after suffering a stroke.
$4.75 million for high-risk, high-reward research
Jin Hyung Lee will receive $3.5 million to study the use of innovative technology to analyze brain circuitry, and Corey Keller will receive $1.25 million to fund work into brain stimulation treatments for mental illness.
Stanford honored for MD wellness efforts
Stanford Medicine’s commitment and work to improve physician fulfillment and reduce burnout have been acknowledged with the highest-level designation from the American Medical Association.
Cancer-drug combo extends life about 9 months
The results of a phase-3 clinical trial led by a Stanford researcher showed that two targeted treatments can extend the lifespan and delay the need for chemotherapy in women with a common type of metastatic breast cancer.
Grad students receive lab coats
During a ceremony at the Li Ka Shing Center, first-year doctoral students marked the beginning of their graduate careers by donning white lab coats and taking an oath of integrity.
Increasing teens’ sleep time
Stanford researchers increased how long teens slept with light therapy, used to reset their circadian clocks, combined with cognitive behavioral therapy to motivate them to go to bed earlier.
Substance may counter neurodegeneration
A Stanford research team has identified an oddball way brain cells spread inflammation in several neurodegenerative diseases — and an approach that could counter them all.
Packard patient returns as resident
Ryan Lion, who was treated for sepsis at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, has since returned to the hospital as a medical resident.
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