Creating online worlds tailored to kids' interests allowed Stanford therapists to use telehealth to motivate children with autism to talk.
Category: AI, Technology & Innovation
‘Haptic emojis’ can convey emotions through simulated touch
Scientists have devised a wearable sleeve that helps communicate physical touch from afar, a concept dubbed "haptic communication."
Save the health questions for your doctor, not voice assistants
Researchers explore whether voice assistant are able to provide reliable medical information -- so far the answer is no.
Stanford Medicine magazine: Unlocking the brain’s mysteries
This new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores scientific advances that are helping unlock the mysteries of the brain.
Stanford neuroscientist’s ‘assembloids’ pave the way for innovative brain research
A Stanford neuroscientist has led the development of a novel brain research tool for understanding diseases of brain development.
How to beat cancer? Find the genes that help it hide
Stanford Medicine researchers conducted an experiment to find new genes that, when knocked out, boost immune cells' cancer-killing ability.
To benefit diverse groups, AI must address bias, researchers say
Steps must be taken to prevent bias in sex, gender and race in health data gathered using artificial intelligence, Stanford researchers write.
Stabilizing RNA molecules to strengthen vaccines — including for COVID-19
Stanford Medicine researchers have found a new way to stabilize mRNA molecules, something that could boost COVID vaccines.
Tracking COVID-19 in Pac-12 athletes using smartwatches
Stanford Medicine researchers and collaborators aiming to predict and detect COVID-19 through smartwatch data expand user base into Pac-12 athletes.
Inside the brain: How cellphones lead to distracted driving
We know that cellphones distract drivers. But now, Stanford Medicine researchers have brain imagery and driving metrics to show how.
Pain relief device uses real-world evidence to gain clearance, expanding options for kids
Tracking a pain-relief device's success in patients who aren't in clinical trials is seen as a promising approach to expanding treatment options for kids.
Menstrual cycle more powerful than daily, weekly and seasonal cycles in command of mood, vital signs
Researchers at Stanford are using data from a menstrual cycle tracking app to better understand variation in mood, behavior, and other health parameters.
Names on surgical caps boost communication during C-sections, study finds
Wearing caps labeled with names and roles made it easier for everyone in the operating room to communicate during C-sections, a Stanford study found.
Stanford nanoparticle COVID-19 vaccine shows early success in mice
Stanford University researchers have developed a nanoparticle vaccine that has shown in mouse studies to effectively build coronavirus immunities.
Excised tonsils aid study of COVID-19 vaccines, the flu and more
Stanford scientists transformed tonsils into immunology labs in a dish, aiding research to develop vaccines for COVID-19, the flu and other diseases.
A digital approach to end-of-life planning
A team in a Stanford Biodesign course that pairs computer science students with physicians developed an app designed to prompt end-of-life conversations.