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Managing pain requires a tailored approach, especially in overcoming cultural and language barriers between a patient and provider.

Managing pain requires a tailored approach, especially in overcoming cultural and language barriers between a patient and provider.

Gianna Nino-Tapias knows the challenges of migrant farmworkers better than most. Her mother continues to pick blueberries daily. She plans to use her medical degree to help integrate and advocate for better health care.

Gianna Nino-Tapias knows the challenges of migrant farmworkers better than most. Her mother continues to pick blueberries daily. She plans to use her medical degree to help integrate and advocate for better health care.

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An experimental technology developed by Stanford Medicine bioengineers saves the life of a precious racehorse with big-league dreams.

An experimental technology developed by Stanford Medicine bioengineers saves the life of a precious racehorse with big-league dreams.

Many women experience extreme mood fluctuations as they approach menopause. Stanford Medicine’s Karen Adams says knowledge and access are key to aiding this normal condition.

Many women experience extreme mood fluctuations as they approach menopause. Stanford Medicine’s Karen Adams says knowledge and access are key to aiding this normal condition.

What does it mean that H5N1 bird flu, also known as highly pathogenic avian influenza A, is spreading among dairy cows? And how should U.S. health systems — and consumers of milk products — be responding?

What does it mean that H5N1 bird flu, also known as highly pathogenic avian influenza A, is spreading among dairy cows? And how should U.S. health systems — and consumers of milk products — be responding?

Toolkits designed by Stanford Medicine researchers are helping teens think critically about the choices they make around substance use these days, from tobacco to cannabis to pills that could contain fentanyl.

Toolkits designed by Stanford Medicine researchers are helping teens think critically about the choices they make around substance use these days, from tobacco to cannabis to pills that could contain fentanyl.

Using AI, continuous glucose monitors, and an equity approach, diabetes care could be saving many more lives, Stanford Medicine researchers say.

Using AI, continuous glucose monitors, and an equity approach, diabetes care could be saving many more lives, Stanford Medicine researchers say.

By further segmenting study results, Stanford Medicine’s Irogue Igbinosa and collaborators have begun to tease out important health differences between different subsets of the population.

By further segmenting study results, Stanford Medicine’s Irogue Igbinosa and collaborators have begun to tease out important health differences between different subsets of the population.

The goal of a decade-old program started by Stanford Medicine's Nilima Ragavan is to foster the sharing of lessons and evidence-based best practices between clinicians in the U.S. and India.

The goal of a decade-old program started by Stanford Medicine's Nilima Ragavan is to foster the sharing of lessons and evidence-based best practices between clinicians in the U.S. and India.

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Research is showing that advanced methods of genetic testing aren’t equally useful for everyone: They’re less accurate for non-white families, raising concerns about how historical gaps in whose DNA gets studied produce inequities in medical care.

Research is showing that advanced methods of genetic testing aren’t equally useful for everyone: They’re less accurate for non-white families, raising concerns about how historical gaps in whose DNA gets studied produce inequities in medical care.

Cases of patients who recovered from trauma after dreaming under surgical anesthesia spur Stanford Medicine researchers to investigate dreaming as therapy.

Cases of patients who recovered from trauma after dreaming under surgical anesthesia spur Stanford Medicine researchers to investigate dreaming as therapy.

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Some of the 17 million Americans afflicted with major depressive disorder each year may soon receive a surprising new prescription from their clinician: Have fun on a virtual reality device.

Some of the 17 million Americans afflicted with major depressive disorder each year may soon receive a surprising new prescription from their clinician: Have fun on a virtual reality device.

A new test can detect the biological signature of Parkinson’s disease before symptoms arise. A Stanford Medicine neurologist explains why early diagnosis opens the door to better therapies.

A new test can detect the biological signature of Parkinson’s disease before symptoms arise. A Stanford Medicine neurologist explains why early diagnosis opens the door to better therapies.

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Often misunderstood and undertreated, bipolar disorder has received close attention from Stanford Medicine clinicians and researchers for more than 30 years.

Often misunderstood and undertreated, bipolar disorder has received close attention from Stanford Medicine clinicians and researchers for more than 30 years.

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Researchers who study long COVID say its debilitating symptoms are often misdiagnosed by clinicians and dismissed by employers or loved ones because so little is known about the new syndrome.

Researchers who study long COVID say its debilitating symptoms are often misdiagnosed by clinicians and dismissed by employers or loved ones because so little is known about the new syndrome.