Twin registry gets new home at Stanford
Studies of identical versus fraternal twins reveal the relative contributions of heredity and the environment to numerous human traits. Now, Stanford has its own twin registry.
Procedures, routine visits again scheduled
With Stanford physicians once again performing nonemergency procedures, patient Anwar Soliman underwent surgery to relieve his back pain and acid reflux.
Valve helps emphysema patients breathe easier
Allen Eddy underwent a procedure to insert a device, the Zephyr valve, into the diseased portion of his upper left lung lobe. He had no idea it would help so much.
Stanford Health Care earns A for safety
The hospitals earned top grades in the latest patient-safety assessments by The Leapfrog Group, a national health care watchdog organization.
Emergency approval of remdesivir for COVID-19
Stanford Medicine researchers who participated in two separate clinical trials are encouraged by data indicating that remdesivir can treat COVID-19.
COVID-19 patient care via iPad
Isolated COVID-19 patients benefit from interaction via iPad in Stanford Health Care’s Marc and Laura Andreessen Emergency Department.
Clinic created for COVID-19 patients
A new clinic provides specialized care for patients who have tested positive for the coronavirus but don’t need to be hospitalized. The clinic is isolated from other patient care areas to protect those who aren’t infected.
New clinic tests Stanford Medicine workers for COVID-19
In just two weeks, Stanford Medicine launched an operation to screen employees for the coronavirus and advise them on staying safe during the pandemic.
Stanford tests remdesivir for COVID-19
With no approved treatments for COVID-19, Stanford Medicine has joined large-scale clinical trials to determine if remdesivir, an experimental anti-viral medication, works.
Building rapid-response ventilators
An effort to design and build simplified ventilators for patients with severe cases of COVID-19 is being led by researchers at Stanford.
Wearable devices for predicting illness?
Researchers from Stanford Medicine and their collaborators aim to predict the onset of viral infection through data provided by wearable technology. What they need now are participants.
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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