Scientists have developed an algorithm that combines genome sequence data and electronic health information to predict risk for genetic disease.
Month: September 2018
Boy meets girl, boy has heart attack, girl saves boy with CPR and now they teach CPR to others
On their first official date together, Andrea Traynor, a Stanford clinical associate professor, saved Max Montgomery with CPR. Now they educate others via bystander CPR workshops.
Stars of Stanford Medicine: Emergency medicine, health policy and innovation
This Stars of Stanford Medicine features Ryan Ribeira, an emergency medicine physician with interests in health policy and technology.
Stanford group has new targets for lowering maternal mortality
A Stanford team has taken a multi-pronged approach to reducing preventable maternal deaths among California women, a new scientific paper explains.
Doctor’s reassurance can make patients feel better, study finds
A new study by Stanford researchers finds patients' allergic reactions dissipated more quickly when they were offered assurance by a doctor.
Snakebites decrease after drought in California, Stanford-led study says
Snakebites decrease after periods of drought, according to a Stanford-led study that examined 20 years of snakebite data across California.
What should parents know about concussions? A Stanford expert explains
Most kids who suffer concussions can recover at home with support from their families and doctors, according to a Stanford brain injury expert.
Which drug stores sell tobacco to minors? A new paper investigates
Scientists review the compliance of pharmacies and tobacco-selling policies, finding that Walgreens is the most likely to sell to minors.
How to deliver gene therapy without a dangerous side effect: autoimmunity to the normal protein
A workaround avoids a common, dangerous side effect of gene therapy: an autoimmune reaction to the normal protein, which could improve gene therapy.
Indirect child casualties of conflict far outnumber direct combatant deaths in Africa
A study's comprehensive analysis reveals the indirect child casualties due to warfare in Africa; their deaths far outweigh direct warfare deaths.
Getting their white coats (and, for one student, getting engaged): A big day for Stanford’s newest med students
A new video documents the white coat ceremony, which welcomes Stanford's newest medical students and physician assistant students to campus.