Stanford Medicine professor Emmanuel Mignot answers questions about sleep age, emphasizing the importance of developing good sleep hygiene.
Antibiotics might not be the best answer for C. diff
A new testing tool helps doctors avoid unnecessary antibiotic treatment in patients with diarrhea and suspected C. diff infection.
Cone snail venom and … insulin?
People with diabetes must plan meals and insulin doses, a hassle that may one day be eliminated thanks to cone snail venom.
Stanford team finds benefits to online autism treatment
Creating online worlds tailored to kids' interests allowed Stanford therapists to use telehealth to motivate children with autism to talk.
Protecting health care workers in low-resourced Bangladesh
Stanford Medicine scholar turns time in Bangladesh during COVID-19 into a chance to improve health worker safety in low-resources countries.
Maternal care and race: ‘Birth equity is where a whole life starts’
Across the U.S., unequal medical care is harming nonwhite new moms and their babies. Stanford experts are studying how to flip the trends.
Technology equality gap for kids’ diabetes treatment is growing
As more children and teens with diabetes use technology to treat the disease, U.S. kids of lower socioeconomic status are being increasingly left behind.
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.
Hospitals’ DNR orders are increasingly complex and varied
A study from the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics shows wide variation in how hospitals interpret and implement patients’ end-of-life treatment wishes.
How Stanford became a hub for COVID-19 testing
Stanford Medicine’s early development of testing for COVID-19 infection and antibodies helped guide government responses and stem local spread of the virus.
Tiny bits of RNA give window into adult congenital heart disease in Stanford study
MicroRNA in the blood holds clues to heart problems in adults born with tetralogy of Fallot, a type of congenital heart disease, Stanford research shows.
Stanford Medicine researchers work to stop COVID-19
Stanford Medicine researchers are investigating SARS-CoV-2 to address the COVID-19 pandemic and ultimately help restore normalcy to society.
‘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.
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.
From Florida to Stanford, nephrologists bond over work
Friends and colleagues, Stanford nephrology fellows Daniel Watford and Dimitri Augustin trained alongside each other in Florida and then both moved west.
The race for a COVID-19 vaccine: What’s ahead
A Stanford microbiologist describes the invigorating, yet sobering race to develop an effective vaccine against COVID-19.