Post-COVID-19 symptoms are common
More than 70% of COVID-19 patients in studies — most of whom were hospitalized — reported 84 different symptoms and signs months after they became ill.
Wearables predict blood test results
Stanford researchers found that data from smartwatches can flag early signs of some health conditions and predict the results of simple blood tests.
COVID-19 hospitalizations among kids likely overcounted
Children being treated in hospitals are tested for SARS-CoV-2, but many who test positive never develop COVID-19 symptoms, leading to overestimates of disease severity, a study found.
Wide vaccine acceptance in California prisons
Stanford researchers find that two-thirds of residents in the state’s prisons accepted a vaccine when offered, and many who initially said no later agreed to be vaccinated.
Magazine focuses on racial inequity in medicine
The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine features articles about the health repercussions of racial inequity and ways to address them.
California’s Latinos hit hard by pandemic
Members of the state’s largest ethnic group have faced greater exposure to COVID-19 and have contracted and died from the coronavirus at higher rates than non-Hispanic whites, a Stanford-led study finds.
Stanford tests COVID vaccines in kids
Stanford Medicine is a test site for Pfizer’s nationwide trial of a COVID-19 vaccine in children younger than 12.
Software ‘reads’ imagined handwriting
Artificial intelligence, interpreting data from a device placed at the brain’s surface, enables people who are paralyzed or have severely impaired limb movement to communicate by text.
Blood biomarkers predict labor onset
About three weeks before delivery, a pregnant woman’s body shifts into a pre-labor phase characterized by changes in immune, hormonal and blood-clotting signals.
High nitrate levels in water linked to preterm birth
Women exposed to higher levels of nitrate in drinking water were more likely to deliver very early, according to a study of 1.4 million California births.
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