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Stanford Medicine Apr 20
Women scheduled for cesarean sections know in advance whether they will need low, medium or high levels of pain medication, and are happier with their pain-management experience if given a choice about it, a Stanford-led study has found.
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Stanford Medicine Apr 20
Study uncovers a previously unrecognized role for viruses that infect bacteria colonizing the lungs of patients with cystic fibrosis.
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Stanford Medicine Apr 19
Sylvia Plevritis, director of the Stanford Center for Cancer Systems Biology, has been tapped to lead the Department of Biomedical Data Science.
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Stanford Medicine Apr 19
The Music Therapy program at brings hope and healing to young patients in need.
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Stanford Medicine Apr 18
"Instead of physicians trying to predict what the patient will need, this study says we should get the middleman out and let the patient decide," says lead author Professor Brendan Carvalho ().
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Stanford Medicine Apr 18
Two second-year medical students, Harriet Kiwanuka and Shamik Mascharak, have been awarded 2019 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans.
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Stanford Medicine Apr 18
Prof. Carlos Bustamante () discusses how genomics and data science could improve human and pet health in a recent episode of "The Future of Everything" radio show.
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Stanford Medicine Apr 17
"These patients not only admitted to themselves that they were struggling but they reached out for help. If only medical students and doctors had the same courage and insight to ask for help more often," writes medical student Steven Zhang.
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Stanford Medicine Apr 17
"People may not feel judged when they talk to a machine the same way they do when they talk to a human — the conversation may feel more private," says Adam Miner, co-director of Stanford's Virtual Reality and Immersive Technology Clinic.
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Stanford Medicine Apr 17
Chronic bacterial infections in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients are worsened by a group of viruses that infect the bacteria, finds a Stanford-led study of 110 children and adults with .
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Stanford Medicine Apr 16
"We often lose our sense of play, but it's valuable for solving problems," says Joel Slayton, who lead a recent workshop on at Stanford's Center for Clinical Sciences Research.
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Stanford Medicine Apr 16
A study of 4,401 participants in 34 countries finds canagliflozin, a drug approved to lower glucose levels in diabetic patients, can slow the progression of kidney disease.
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Stanford Medicine Apr 15
A crowd of nearly 200 gathered for Rise with Refugees, an event co-sponsored by the Stanford Refugee Research Project and Global Health NOWLeaders ().
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Stanford Medicine Apr 15
A study led by Prof. Jelena Obradović offers insight on the development of executive functions in children living in an area with high rates of poverty, malnutrition and infectious disease.
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Stanford Medicine Apr 15
"Practicing medicine overseas makes you realize that, in many ways, people are all the same...Fear, regret, anger, sadness — these things are universal. When someone starts crying, you hold their hand," says cardiology fellow .
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Stanford Medicine Apr 14
Canagliflozin, a drug approved to lower glucose levels in diabetic patients, can slow the progression of kidney disease, study finds.
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Stanford Medicine Apr 13
Stanford researchers and Nigam Shah (), who share senior authorship, helped develop an algorithm that can predict a patient's risk of a potentially fatal heart disease known as familial hypercholesterolemia.
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Stanford Medicine Apr 12
Stanford scientists and their collaborators have devised an algorithm to predict the risk of familial hypercholesterolemia, a disease that can lead to heart attack or stroke.
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Stanford Medicine Apr 12
Researcher-roommates become collaborators when a serendipitous conversation reveals their projects are related.
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Stanford Medicine Apr 12
MyHeart Counts health data released for external research.
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