Smart toilet can flag disease
A disease-detecting “precision health” toilet can sense multiple signs of illness through automated urine and stool analysis, a new Stanford study reports.
Gift to fight COVID-19, inspired by unsung heroes
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen and Marc Andreessen have donated $2 million to Stanford Health Care to defray unexpected costs of the response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Medical students lend a hand
Unable to meet with patients and prevented from taking part in most clinical rotations, students at the Stanford School of Medicine have found ways to support physicians and nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New center for rare eye disease
A $10 million gift has enabled the launch of a center focusing on optic disc drusen, a poorly understood eye disease that can lead to visual impairment or even blindness.
Surge in televisits at Stanford Medicine
To slow the spread of COVID-19, Stanford Medicine clinicians and patients are taking the traditional office visit online.
COVID-19 can coexist with other respiratory viruses
A preliminary analysis finds that people infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 are often co-infected with other respiratory viruses.
Radiologist Leslie Zatz dies at 91
Zatz was a radiologist ahead of his time, envisioning the framework behind some of today’s most advanced practices in radiology and AI-powered diagnostics.
Reprogramming cells to build tiny structures
Researchers have developed a method for building nanoscale structures with genetically reprogrammed cells.
Old human cells rejuvenated
Old human cells can become more youthful by coaxing them to briefly express proteins used to make induced pluripotent cells, Stanford researchers and their colleagues have found. The finding may have implications for aging research.
Match Day: Coronavirus edition
Prevented from gathering as a group because of COVID-19, Stanford medical students organized online events from their homes to mark Match Day, when they learned where they will continue their training.