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  • 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.

  • Pathologist Kempson dies at 92

    Kempson, a founding member of the surgical pathology department, was an inspiring teacher and mentor to hundreds of trainees.

  • Awards for COVID-19 project, media work

    A COVID-19 remembrance project, two videos, an article about bad brain cells and Stanford Medicine magazine have been recognized by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.


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