Moms’ health benefits when new dads can stay home
A policy change in Sweden that introduced more flexibility into the parental leave system resulted in some benefits for mothers’ health, including reductions in childbirth-related complications and postpartum anxiety.
PRIDE study now based at Stanford
The study is collecting demographic and health information from participants who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer, as well as suggestions for the health topics to be studied.
Lunchtime in the ‘Zen Den’
Yoga, which has been shown to help tone and strengthen the pelvic floor, is being offered Mondays and Thursdays from 12:15-12:50 p.m. in Pavilion D of the Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center.
Two new endowed professorships named
Mark Berry and Aaron Gitler have been appointed to endowed professorships.
Finance town hall looks at endowments, gifts
A recent town hall event detailed the School of Medicine’s endowment income, gifts and other income, and included a financial update and forecast.
Thyroid surgery without a scar
Ordinarily, surgery to remove part of a patient’s thyroid leaves a scar on the neck. But Stanford surgeon Dana Lin performed the procedure by going through the mouth.
Stanford Medicine trains fire departments
The Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is working with nine local fire departments to ensure that crews learn the latest protocols for treating community members during health emergencies.
Schatzberg urges caution with ketamine
Physicians and patients are excited about ketamine, the latest drug to treat depression, but Stanford psychiatrist Alan Schatzberg says we need to tread carefully.
Effects of smoke from wildfire vs. controlled burn
Immune markers and pollutant levels in the blood indicate wildfire smoke may be more harmful to children’s health than smoke from a controlled burn, Stanford researchers found.
Spirit, Inspiring Change award winners named
The recipients of the School of Medicine’s 2019 Spirit Award are Jackie Bautista and Kelly Adams. Bahij Austin and Loto Reed received the Inspiring Change Leadership Award.
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