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Month: July 2021
Protective bubbles and ‘spacesuits’: SARS-CoV-2 in the lab
With "bubbles" and "spacesuits," Stanford Medicine scientists take on the challenge of researching SARS-CoV-2 in the lab.
Managing type 1 diabetes: Voices of the underserved
Stanford researchers and others created a project to increase the number of doctors who can provide diabetes care to underserved communities.
How to talk with someone about COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy
Stanford researchers investigate vaccine hesitancy and show how to better communication about vaccines to encourage acceptance.
Genetics could explain why some people get severe COVID-19
Stanford Medicine researchers and others discovered 13 genetic signatures that are closely linked to an increased risk for severe COVID-19.
A better COVID-19 vaccine?
A new way to deliver mRNA as a COVID-19 vaccine may avoid side effects and increase customization to prevent infection.
Program improves resilience for parents of kids with autism
Learning techniques to build resilience lowers the stress and anxiety of raising a child with autism, Stanford research found.
Solving isolation room shortage with COVID-19 at the door
During the COVID-19 pandemic, workers innovated to quickly convert hospital rooms to isolation rooms at Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare.
Finding our Zen helps us act in support of the common good
The more that people do "contemplative practices," such meditation, the longer they abide by shelter-in-place guidelines, new study shows.
Keeping treatment-resistant skin cancer cells in check
Anthony Oro is devoted to understanding the origin of basal cell carcinomas. Now he's found how some become resistant to a common treatment.
Is it safe to reopen schools? Here’s what the models say
A team of researchers developed a model to simulate potential COVID-19 transmission in elementary and high schools, as well as households.
A passion for saving lives, being a voice for health equity
Through his words, Italo Brown’s accomplishments and his actions as an advocate for equity in health care, he has embraced the challenge of rising to the name and its expectations.
Witness to Ebola, med student calls for more COVID-19 vaccines in Africa
Stanford medical student from Sierra Leone calls for urgent improvements in efforts to protect the people of African nations against COVID-19.
Racial, ethnic disparities in COVID-19 vaccination coverage
New research shows that 65% of people in the US will be partially vaccinated by July 4 — but for Hispanic and Black people, rates are lower.