A leader in U.S. hospital quality ratings has given Stanford Health Care and Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley top grades for safety. Stanford Health Care was also named a top teaching hospital.
A rare three-way exchange of liver transplants in Pakistan was made possible with a new algorithm developed by a Stanford Medicine student.
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Infants do better with buprenorphine
Stanford Medicine and Harvard researchers found that buprenorphine for opioid use disorder treatment during pregnancy was linked to better outcomes for newborns than methadone.
Leaders pledge to address climate change
A roundtable at the White House on reducing the health care industry’s climate-warming emissions includes leaders from Stanford Medicine.
Older, younger kids equally OK with phones
Stanford Medicine researchers did not find a connection between the age children acquired their first cell phone and their sleep patterns, depression symptoms or grades.
Psychiatrist Hans Steiner dies at 76
The Stanford Medicine psychiatrist was an expert in the development of psychopathologies and a beloved mentor to many.
Shebani Sethi on metabolic psychiatry
A specialist in psychiatry and obesity describes how metabolic disorders affect the brain and how nutrition can help patients with mental illness.
Antibody treatment rejuvenates stem cells
Old muscle stem cells express high levels of the cancer-associated molecule CD47. Blocking a pathway mediated by CD47 restored strength to old mice in a Stanford Medicine study.
Stanford Health Care’s technology honor
Stanford Health Care earned a Most Wired recognition for using outstanding technology in ambulatory and acute care.
Mice with diabetes regain blood sugar control
A technique developed at Stanford Medicine allows mice with diabetes to accept unmatched islet cells and durably restores blood sugar control without immunosuppression or graft-versus-host disease.
Dialysis timing affects surgery risks
Performing surgery days after dialysis was associated with a higher mortality risk; same-day dialysis decreased risk, Stanford Medicine researchers found.
An evening to celebrate queer joy
An Evening of Queer Joy, formerly known as the LGBTQ+ Forum, showcases the spectrum of emotions experienced by queer people.
Predicting immunity from vaccination
A gene signature seen in antibody-producing cells in the blood of vaccinated study participants could expedite vaccine development.
McGovern receives health equity grants
The funding will help McGovern and his Stanford Medicine colleagues research ways to improve health care equity among under-resourced communities.
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Grace Lee, MD, Named Chief Quality Officer, Stanford Medicine Children’s Health
Grace Lee, MD, has been named the Chief Quality Officer at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.
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Respiratory Syncytial Virus: What You Should Know About RSV
RSV is a highly contagious, seasonal virus that causes symptoms such as trouble breathing and other more severe disease in infants.