Stanford Medicine researchers have found biological similarities between cognitive impairment from chemotherapy treatment – often referred to as “chemo brain” – and brain fog after COVID-19.
"Our findings demonstrate disparities in access to important care and services and underscore that we must do more to address these inequities." – Stanford neonatologist Susan Hintz, MD, senior author of the research.
"The changes will save many babies' lives and improve global health and development, as well as save health care resources." – Gary Darmstadt, MD, Stanford Medicine professor of pediatrics.
“Thick, gummy respiratory secretions are at the heart of severe COVID-19.” – Paul Bollyky, MD, PhD, an associate professor of infectious diseases and of microbiology and immunology
“My wish is that these stories and lessons be used as a guide -- to show people how to be present and supportive, how to let people know you hear them and help them get what they need.” – Samuel LeBaron, MD, PhD, is a family medicine specialist
Squishy and the size of a thimble, these little marine creatures are more than just lovable sea blobs. Their nervous systems may harbor clues to some fundamental truths about the evolution of intelligence.
Seven out of 10 high school students don’t get enough sleep and part of that has to do with societal demands, says Sumit Bhargava, MD, pediatric sleep medicine specialist at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health.
Gianna Nino-Tapias' pride in her Indigenous Mixtec identity sparked her path to medical school. One day, she hopes, it will inform her care of other Indigenous people.
“Our study raises concerns about disparities in melanoma awareness and access to dermatologists in Black and Latino communities.” – Stanford medical student Michael Chen
A rigorous new study from Stanford Medicine did not find a connection between the age children acquired their first cell phone and their sleep patterns, depression symptoms or grades. stan.md/3tPyNV0#parenting
Though smoking rates in the United States are declining overall, the percentage of smokers who use menthol cigarettes is rising, according to Robert Jackler, MD, emeritus professor of otolaryngology-head & neck surgery. stan.md/3MIzp7A#MentholCigarettes#MedTwitter
More than 40% of American adults are classified as obese and 36% struggle with mental health. According to Shebani Sethi, MD, clinical assistant professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences, the two epidemics are closely linked.
Researchers at Stanford Medicine have discovered a way to predict which COVID-19 patients are likely to worsen significantly during their stay, even if they were admitted with relatively mild symptoms.
Stanford researchers have found a rare mutation called the R251G variant that protects against Alzheimer’s in individuals who are genetically predisposed to the disease.
“We really need different fields – including health care providers, advocacy groups and companies – to come together to develop new interventions.” – Leanne Williams, PhD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral science