Infants do better with buprenorphine
Stanford Medicine and Harvard researchers found that buprenorphine for opioid use disorder treatment during pregnancy was linked to better outcomes for newborns than methadone.
Older, younger kids equally OK with phones
Stanford Medicine researchers did not find a connection between the age children acquired their first cell phone and their sleep patterns, depression symptoms or grades.
Psychiatrist Hans Steiner dies at 76
The Stanford Medicine psychiatrist was an expert in the development of psychopathologies and a beloved mentor to many.
Antibody treatment rejuvenates stem cells
Old muscle stem cells express high levels of the cancer-associated molecule CD47. Blocking a pathway mediated by CD47 restored strength to old mice in a Stanford Medicine study.
Mice with diabetes regain blood sugar control
A technique developed at Stanford Medicine allows mice with diabetes to accept unmatched islet cells and durably restores blood sugar control without immunosuppression or graft-versus-host disease.
Dialysis timing affects surgery risks
Performing surgery days after dialysis was associated with a higher mortality risk; same-day dialysis decreased risk, Stanford Medicine researchers found.
Predicting immunity from vaccination
A gene signature seen in antibody-producing cells in the blood of vaccinated study participants could expedite vaccine development.
Pathologist Kempson dies at 92
Kempson, a founding member of the surgical pathology department, was an inspiring teacher and mentor to hundreds of trainees.
LeRoy Heinrichs dies at 90
The Stanford Medicine professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology was an early adopter of less invasive surgical techniques, a pioneer in treating infertility and an evangelist for virtual medical training.
Drug eases opioid withdrawal in babies
In a new clinical trial, Stanford Medicine researchers found that a commonly used anti-nausea drug could reduce the severity of opioid withdrawal in newborns.