Stanford Medicine magazine's most-read articles of 2021 were about health inequity and discoveries about the brain and nervous system.
Category: Patient Care
Brain trauma is not the same in women and men
Stanford Medicine researchers are exploring how men and women's brains differ after traumatic head injury.
Finding joy in music and poetry while navigating Alzheimer’s
In a Stanford Medicine magazine Q&A, flutist Eugenia Zukerman discusses finding joy through music and poetry since her Alzheimer's diagnosis.
Researchers are finding new ways to restore patient’s sight
Stanford Medicine researchers are investigating new ways to restore eyesight for patients with macular degeneration and other eye conditions.
Youngsters with ADHD often don’t receive best treatment
Families of young kids with ADHD should get parenting-skills therapy before other treatments, but this happens infrequently, a study found.
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 researchers to improve LGBTQ+ health and representation
Stanford Medicine researchers have been awarded millions of dollars from the NIH to better research LGBTQ+ health.
Uneven health care access stresses DACA families, study finds
Immigrants living in the U.S. without legal status are often reluctant to get medical care even when they have DACA protection, study shows.
Economic analysis busts telemedicine myths
Stanford researchers find that increased telemedicine does not raise costs of health care or jeopardize quality of care.
Scientist, daughter optimize equitable care for veterans
Researchers analyzed how to get the optimal dose of heart medication to patients at the VA, specifically Black and Latino patients.
Post-epidural headaches can be more serious than previously known
Stanford research shows headaches caused by epidural complications during childbirth can be more serious and chronic than previously thought.
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.
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.
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.
Pharmacy team worked pit-crew style to roll out COVID-19 vaccines
With COVID-19 information evolving daily, the Stanford Health Care pharmacy team had to prepare for the unexpected in its vaccine rollout.