Topic List : Precision Health
Study reveals molecular effects of exercise
Researchers at the School of Medicine have shown how exercise changes the body at a molecular level and have identified blood markers of fitness.
Wearable devices for predicting illness?
Researchers from Stanford Medicine and their collaborators aim to predict the onset of viral infection through data provided by wearable technology. What they need now are participants.
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.
Stanford's COVID-19 testing provided for Bay Area hospitals
Stanford’s test for COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus, is rapidly expanding capacity to serve patients in the Bay Area and beyond. Researchers hope to soon be able to process more than 1,000 tests per day.
Potential treatment for lingering Lyme disease
Screening thousands of drugs, Stanford scientists determined that in mice, azlocillin, an antibiotic approved by the Food and Drug Administration, eliminated the bacteria that causes Lyme disease.
Stanford-led teams nab top clinical research prizes
Winning studies were chosen by members of the Clinical Research Forum, a nonprofit foundation that promotes the understanding of clinical research and its impact on health and health care.
Brain waves can determine drug response
Researchers used electroencephalography and artificial intelligence to identify individuals who would likely respond to sertraline, the antidepressant marketed as Zoloft.
Single number IDs deadly cancer cells
Stanford data scientists have shown that figuring out a single number can help them find the most dangerous cancer cells.
‘Ageotypes’ show how we age
Stanford scientists have identified specific biological pathways along which individuals age over time.
Stanford Medicine unveils 2020 Health Trends Report
The report documents key trends steering the industry’s future, including a maturing digital health market, new health laws opening patient access to data, and artificial intelligence gaining regulatory traction for medical use.