Promote vaccination, not herd immunity
Epidemiology expert Julie Parsonnet warns that COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy has probably made herd immunity unattainable, which makes vaccination all the more important for personal health.
Newborn avoids jaw surgery with retainer
Stanford Children’s Health is the only place in North America to offer a noninvasive, orthodontic approach to Pierre Robin sequence.
Warriors’ Steve Kerr speaks at Health Matters
Kerr discussed his approach to building high-performance teams, supporting his players’ well-being and the seeds of his social justice advocacy.
Major award for childhood cancer research
The team, composed of researchers at nine academic institutions, has published more than 100 papers and treated nearly 1,000 children with cancer in early-phase clinical trials.
How to lower transactions costs in health care
A new analysis by Stanford researchers suggests the health care industry can reap many of the economic benefits of a “Medicare for All” program through incremental changes to the private health care market.
Using population data to prevent disease in individuals
In a virtual chat, the School of Medicine’s dean and the chair of epidemiology and population health discussed how the seemingly distinct fields can intersect to boost health equity.
Recognition for mitral valve repair
Mia Cadua underwent surgery for mitral valve repair at Stanford Health Care, which was recently recognized for its excellent record with the procedure.
New director of Biodesign Center
Makower will take over leadership of the center, which is dedicated to training people to be health-technology innovators, in the summer.
Medical students meet their matches
Medical students learned on March 19 where they would be heading for their residencies.
Double transplant saves life of COVID-19 patient
Surgeons describe the patient’s 24-year-old son as a hero for his persistent and dedicated advocacy on behalf of his father.
Making medicine out of RNA
Ribonucleic acid, a key player in cellular protein production, is used, with increasing success, by biotechnologists bent on preventing and curing diseases.
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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