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Stanford University School of Medicine integrates research, education, patient care & community service. Banner photo by Julie Greicius.
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"We want the patients to have an experience that's as close to normal life as possible," said 's Ann Weinacker
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Stanford Medicine 11h
Congratulations! Stanford Medicine's Melodyanne Cheng, Amy Fan, Timothy Keyes, Jessica Ribado, Rosa Yu and Bright Zhou honored with student award for exemplary leadership, creation of an event/program, or other significant campus contribution.
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Stanford Medicine 15h
A Stanford study of over 112,000 mammography cases suggests a machine-learning model could reduce the number of false positive results without increasing the number of missed cancers.
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Stanford Medicine 18h
. has awarded a five-year, $10 million grant to a team of scientists led by School Medicine researchers James Spudich and Daniel Bernstein to gain insights into a common cause of heart failure.
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Stanford Medicine Jun 23
Scorpion venom contains two color-changing compounds that can kill the bacteria responsible for staphylococcus and drug-resistant tuberculosis, study finds
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Stanford Medicine Jun 23
Up to 80% of metastatic colorectal cancers are likely to have spread before the original tumor has exceeded the size of a poppy seed, according to a study of nearly 3,000 patients by senior author Christina Curtis and her colleagues.
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Stanford Medicine Jun 22
The patients drove the research in . So far, about 16,000 participants nationwide completed demographic and health surveys, and shared more than 3,500 topics for future investigation.
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Stanford Medicine Jun 21
"Empathy is something like a muscle: left unused, it atrophies, put to work, it grows," says Stanford psychologist-author Jamil Zaki ().
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Stanford Medicine Jun 21
This spring's increased airborne pollen count means people can be more prone to attacks. Postdoctoral research fellow Progga Sen talks with Chitra Dinakar, clinical chief of allergy, asthma, and immunodeficiency at for tips.
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Stanford Medicine Jun 21
Depression can increase susceptibility to other diseases like anxiety, substance use disorders, and chronic illnesses, explain researcher Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford.
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Stanford Medicine Jun 20
Two color-shifting compounds from scorpion venom — a substance so rare it's estimated to cost $39 million per gallon — could help kill the bacteria responsible for staphylococcus and drug-resistant , study finds.
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Stanford Medicine Jun 20
"Think about the big goals and dreams. ... We have a whole life and career beyond our training, and there is time to accomplish great things. We need big dreams to do that."
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Stanford Medicine Jun 20
"The patient is the physician's greatest teacher. These people taught me about resilience, about empathy, and in gifting me their trust, showed me what we could accomplish together," said Dean Lloyd Minor at event honoring patient and caregiver volunteers.
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Stanford Medicine Jun 20
Geneticist Stephen Montgomery () explains why the transcriptome, the collection of RNA molecules in a cell, is a crucial piece of deciphering the source of rare diseases.
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Stanford Medicine Jun 19
The best way to regulate your emotions may be to regulate your environment, Stanford research suggests. "If you don’t want to be angry today, one way to do that is to avoid angry people," says the study's lead author Amit Goldenberg.
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Stanford Medicine Jun 19
"In any given week, the data aren't the only outcome that matters. The journey and the discovery and the data are intertwined." Professor Miriam Goodman talks with about being a researcher, making scientific discoveries and life in the lab.
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Stanford Medicine Jun 19
The has been built to withstand an 8.0 earthquake. Bert Hurlbut, vice president of new hospital construction at , discussed the strategies his team used to make the new Stanford Hospital earthquake-resistant.
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Stanford Medicine Jun 18
Nearly 80 percent of metastatic colorectal cancers have likely already metastasized before the primary tumor is clinically detectable, according to a study of nearly 3,000 patients by senior author Christina Curtis and colleagues.
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Stanford Medicine Jun 18
"It's not like a tumor you can remove or a broken bone you can set. It's a chronic condition. ... So the more support you can give, the longer you can extend it, the better off they’re going to be," says Prof. in a interview.
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Stanford Medicine Jun 18
Stanford scientists have identified a genetic signature that signals enlarged prostate tissue. The discovery has helped them find possible drivers of the condition.
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