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.
High risk of TB in kids exposed to the disease
Stanford scientists led the first comprehensive effort since the 1940s to measure how likely children are to develop tuberculosis when a family member has the disease.
Donating blood exempt from shelter-in-place restrictions
The Stanford Blood Center urges those who are healthy, and who haven’t traveled to high-risk countries or been in contact with someone who has COVID-19, to donate blood.
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.
Young adults don’t know what’s in vape products
Nicotine pods used for vaping need clearer labels to help young people understand what they are inhaling, a Stanford study concludes.
Stanford Medicine leaders discuss COVID-19
Leaders of the Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health answered questions about COVID-19 and discussed how Stanford Medicine is addressing the outbreak.
Stanford offers drive-through coronavirus test
Drive-through appointments for Stanford Medicine’s COVID-19 test are available for patients who have been referred by their medical providers.
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.
AA best for alcohol abstinence, study finds
A Stanford researcher and two collaborators conducted an extensive review of Alcoholics Anonymous studies and found that the fellowship helps more people achieve sobriety than therapy does.
Cancer-associated mutations relatively common
Postmenopausal women with breast cancer are as likely as Ashkenazi Jewish women to carry inherited breast-cancer mutations that can inform treatment, a Stanford study found.
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