How misinformation fuels vaccine hesitancy
More than two dozen experts discussed how to combat misinformation about COVID-19 and the vaccines at a virtual conference held Aug. 26.
Study: Surgical masks reduce COVID-19 spread
Researchers found that surgical masks impede the spread of COVID-19 and that just a few, low-cost interventions increase mask-wearing compliance.
Old skeletal stem cells hinder healing
Researchers have found that old skeletal stem cells contribute to bone fragility and poor healing in mice, but that a stem cell-boosting gel may help restore function.
Preparing for the next pandemic
The Stanford School of Medicine and Stanford Graduate School of Business will convene experts in health care, business and government to discuss the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, lessons for recovery and how to prepare for future health threats.
Neurosurgeon gives teen his life back
After years of practicing surgery techniques in a part of the brain known as a “no man’s land,” Juan Fernandez-Miranda was able to remove a complex pituitary gland tumor from a Lebanese teenager.
White coats for new physician assistant students
For the first time in two years, new students in the physician assistant studies program were recognized during a ceremony at which they receive a white coat and stethoscope.
White coat ceremonies for medical students
After last year’s induction of new students was postponed because of the pandemic, the School of Medicine held two events this year.
Robot aids cancer surgery
Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare physician performs surgery on a cancer patient with the help of a da Vinci robotic system. The technology eases patients’ recovery and offers surgeons a clear view of the procedure.
Tips for kids’ back-to-school anxiety
Returning to school as the pandemic stretches on may spark anxiety in young students, but there are approaches parents can use to build children’s resilience.
A new view of memory’s building blocks
Stanford neuroscientists find that initial memory formation may involve both awareness of our location as well as what we were feeling when we were there.
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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