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.
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.
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.
Broad-spectrum vaccine may be possible
An immune system stimulant called AS03 could help vaccines protect against multiple viruses by altering the epigenome of the innate immune system.
Cost of gun injuries to minors
The average cost of initial hospitalization to treat pediatric gun injuries is about $13,000 per patient and has risen in recent decades, a Stanford Medicine study found.
Evidence COVID-19 causes brain inflammation
A detailed molecular analysis of tissue from the brains of individuals who died of COVID-19 reveals extensive signs of inflammation and neurodegeneration, but no sign of the virus that causes the disease.
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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