The new issue of Stanford Medicine features articles on reducing the environmental impact of health care, updating medical education and protecting human health amid environmental challenges.
New COVID-19 vaccine
In a study led by Stanford Medicine researchers, a low-cost COVID-19 vaccine that does not require refrigeration provided immunity in rhesus monkeys for one year.
ARPA-H director shares agency’s vision
Renee Wegrzyn, who leads the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health, discussed the agency’s plan to accelerate better health outcomes for everyone.
Blood test identifies infections
A diagnostic test developed by Stanford Medicine scientists can separate bacterial and viral infections with 90% accuracy, the first to meet standards set by the World Health Organization.
Liver exchange eases shortage of organs
A rare three-way exchange of liver transplants in Pakistan was made possible with a new algorithm developed by a Stanford Medicine student.
What to know about polio
The first polio case in the U.S. since 2013 emerged in July, and cases have increased abroad. Yvonne Maldonado answers questions about the virus and its impacts.
Vaccines bolster immunity from prior infection
Two-dose COVID-19 vaccines significantly increase protection against hospitalization and death in people who had the illness before they were immunized.
Test can predict severe dengue
Researchers have created a test that can predict which dengue patients will likely have mild symptoms and which should be clinically monitored for a high risk of severe illness.
Ami Bhatt on gut microbiomes
The Stanford Medicine professor on why it’s important to better understand the microbiome of people transitioning from traditional to Westernized lifestyles.
Deadly disease races among crowded inmates
Stanford infectious disease expert Jason Andrews has spent years studying the spread of tuberculosis in crowded Brazilian prisons and surrounding communities — an overlooked global health crisis.
Climate change and health
The director of the Center for Innovation in Global Health explains how the medical community is at the center of the climate change debate.
Oil spill may put Yemeni health at risk
An oil spill from the FSO Safer could increase cardiovascular and respiratory hospitalizations and disrupt access to food and water for millions of people, researchers predict.
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