Schulman on value of new Alzheimer’s drug
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new and expensive medication for Alzheimer’s disease, but it’s not clear it helps. Researcher Kevin Schulman discusses what the government should consider before deciding to cover it.
Wildfires and school ventilation
With the COVID-19 pandemic and the growth of wildfires, California schools need to improve their air quality, according to Stanford pediatrician Lisa Patel. Fortunately, the funds are available.
Stanford Health Care ranked among top hospitals
For the seventh year running, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Stanford Health Care one of the nation’s finest hospitals.
Winslow leads national COVID-19 group
A professor of medicine and former Air Force colonel, Winslow temporarily relocated to Washington to head an interagency group responding to this pandemic and preparing for the next one.
Study shows why second vaccine dose effective
Scientists scrutinized Pfizer vaccine recipients’ blood samples to learn exactly what effects the vaccine exerts on the body’s immune system.
Inflammatory-aging “clock” predicts health
Scientists at Stanford and the Buck Institute have found a way to predict an individual’s immunological decline as well as the likelihood of incurring age-associated diseases and becoming frail.
Microbiome-altering diet reduces inflammation
Stanford researchers discover that a 10-week diet high in fermented foods boosts microbiome diversity and improves immune responses.
COVID-19 vaccines prevent infection
A Stanford study finds that the mRNA vaccines, Pfizer and Moderna, offer strong protection against the California variant of the coronavirus.
Mindfulness training improves kids’ sleep
Children who learned techniques such as deep breathing and yoga slept longer and better, even though the curriculum didn’t instruct them in improving sleep, a Stanford study has found.
Paul Auerbach dies at 70
Paul Auerbach, a professor emeritus of emergency medicine at Stanford, led a life of inspiration, adventure and compassion, according to his colleagues.
COVID-19 symptoms and prior common colds
In COVID-19 patients whose symptoms were mild, Stanford researchers found that they were more likely than sicker patients to have signs of prior infection by similar, less virulent coronaviruses.
Stanford takes on fundraising for ValleyCare
The merger between Stanford Medicine and Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare is complete now that fundraising operations are under one roof.
Stanford Medicine is closely monitoring the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). A dedicated page provides the latest information and developments related to the pandemic.
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