Priority COVID-19 testing for first responders
Stanford Medicine is offering high-priority COVID-19 testing and a new screening and informational app, built with the support of Apple, to local police, firefighters and paramedics.
Test therapy for depression found to be effective
Stanford Medicine researchers used high doses of magnetic stimulation, delivered on an accelerated timeline and targeted to individual neurocircuitry, to treat patients with severe depression.
Smart toilet can flag disease
A disease-detecting “precision health” toilet can sense multiple signs of illness through automated urine and stool analysis, a new Stanford study reports.
COVID-19 can coexist with other respiratory viruses
A preliminary analysis finds that people infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 are often co-infected with other respiratory viruses.
Radiologist Leslie Zatz dies at 91
Zatz was a radiologist ahead of his time, envisioning the framework behind some of today’s most advanced practices in radiology and AI-powered diagnostics.
Old human cells rejuvenated
Old human cells can become more youthful by coaxing them to briefly express proteins used to make induced pluripotent cells, Stanford researchers and their colleagues have found. The finding may have implications for aging research.
High risk of TB in kids exposed to the disease
Stanford scientists led the first comprehensive effort since the 1940s to measure how likely children are to develop tuberculosis when a family member has the disease.
Young adults don’t know what’s in vape products
Nicotine pods used for vaping need clearer labels to help young people understand what they are inhaling, a Stanford study concludes.
Potential treatment for lingering Lyme disease
Screening thousands of drugs, Stanford scientists determined that in mice, azlocillin, an antibiotic approved by the Food and Drug Administration, eliminated the bacteria that causes Lyme disease.
AA best for alcohol abstinence, study finds
A Stanford researcher and two collaborators conducted an extensive review of Alcoholics Anonymous studies and found that the fellowship helps more people achieve sobriety than therapy does.
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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