Previous large health studies didn’t collect sexual orientation and gender identity information. A Stanford Medicine study finds the All of Us Research Program a boon to LGBTQ health researchers, future health outcomes.
VA, Stanford Medicine cancer collab
An anticipated growth in veterans seeking cancer care catalyzes talks to develop state-of-the-art collaboration between VA and Stanford Medicine.
Extra income and cancer risk factors
Cancer disproportionately impacts persistently impoverished communities. A federal grant unites Stanford Medicine, UC Davis and UCSF to study income supplementation and cancer risk factors.
Tackling LGBTQ+ health disparities
Questions about sexual orientation, gender identity and chosen names will be included in Stanford Medicine’s We Ask Because We Care initiative aimed at eliminating health disparities.
Stanford Medicine magazine
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.
Forum rallies DEI agents for change
At the 2023 Stanford Medicine Diversity and Inclusion Forum, speakers emphasized communication that destigmatizes the patient, empowers frontline workers and supports non-English speaking patients.
Stanford Medicine gives to the community
Stanford Medicine donated more than $950 million in funds and services during the 2022 fiscal year, focusing on access to health care, housing and nutrition.
Race linked to child abuse reports
Over-reporting of Black children and under-reporting of white children as suspected abuse victims suggests systemic bias from medical providers, Stanford Medicine research shows.
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.
Stanford Medicine on social determinants of health
The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine features articles about the ways nonmedical factors can help or hinder our health and presents initiatives to promote health equity.
Hepatitis C treatment low
Antiviral medicine eliminates hepatitis C in 97% of patients, but Stanford Medicine researchers and colleagues find that many don’t receive the treatment.
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.
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