Stanford Medicine researchers are investigating SARS-CoV-2 to address the COVID-19 pandemic and ultimately help restore normalcy to society.
Month: October 2020
Biracial Stanford physician: We must look beyond race in medicine
Megan Mahoney, Stanford Health Care's chief of staff, discusses racism and bias in the nation's health care system and how it can be overcome.
A Stanford virus expert combats the COVID-19 pandemic
Stanford epidemiologist Yvonne Maldonado has brought her deep knowledge of viral outbreaks to several key roles in the fight against COVID-19.
5 tips for safer voting during the COVID-19 pandemic
Planning to vote in person during the pandemic? Here's a list of practical steps to reduce your risk of coronavirus infection.
COVID-19 is taking lives and walloping the economy: What can we learn by looking at both?
Early in the pandemic, COVID-19's blow to the economy was widespread, but deaths were concentrated geographically and by age group.
Clues about what makes SARS-CoV-2 tick (and how to stop it)
There's a voracious appetite for information on how SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, works. Here it is, in a single package.
Stanford surgeon studies how to improve scoliosis treatment
Stanford researchers have several projects underway to improve imaging techniques, bracing treatment and surgeries for kids and teens with scoliosis.
‘This was a marathon:’ Stanford Medicine tackles a pandemic
How Stanford Medicine ramped up in the spring of 2020 to cope with a coming global pandemic and learned how to brace for the next wave of COVID-19 patients.
How brain-wave data can refine psychiatric treatment choices
Brain wave data identifies two psychiatric subtypes and can predict best treatments for PTSD and depression, Stanford research shows.
When a child’s quality of life outweighs the next test or procedure
A Stanford researcher talks about navigating the uncertainty of making medical decisions for her 5-year-old son with an undiagnosed genetic disorder.
Improving heart health, decreasing tobacco use in Alaska
Using telemedicine, Stanford Medicine researcher Jodi Prochaska is investigating how to reduce tobacco use in Alaska.
Circadian rhythms affect Olympic swim performance, study finds
Olympic swimmers race about 0.39 seconds faster in the evening than in the morning, and as insignificant as that fraction of a second may seem, …
Nation’s pediatricians push for safe, effective COVID-19 vaccines
Stanford infectious disease expert Yvonne Maldonado, MD, describes principles for developing safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines for everyone.
Life in the NBA bubble: Stanford Med alum kept COVID-19 away from players
Stanford Medicine alum Leroy Sims helped design and implement the NBA bubble, which protected players from COVID-19 while allowing basketball to continue.
Investigating the generic drug industry and the health care business model
Stanford health economist Kevin Schulman examines how inefficiencies in the health care system affect the nation and individuals — including his own family.
As primary care visits go online, fewer patients are checked for heart disease risk
Stanford researchers found that the number of patients receiving blood pressure and cholesterol tests dropped as primary care visits went online.