2021

  • Roshni Mathew on vaccine confidence

    Roshni Mathew, a pediatric infectious disease specialist, discussed the race to inoculate as many people as possible against COVID-19 to prevent the emergence of variants that could increase disease rates.

  • Ellerbe to lead health technology diversity initiative

    The veteran executive brings three decades of experience leading diversity, equity and inclusion programs in education and technology.

  • Blood biomarkers predict labor onset

    About three weeks before delivery, a pregnant woman’s body shifts into a pre-labor phase characterized by changes in immune, hormonal and blood-clotting signals.

  • High nitrate levels in water linked to preterm birth

    Women exposed to higher levels of nitrate in drinking water were more likely to deliver very early, according to a study of 1.4 million California births.

  • Health Matters to explore medicine, wellness

    Stanford Medicine's free community event, which runs May 10-15, will include talks and Q&As that explore the latest advances in medicine, health and wellness.

  • Latino kids helped in obesity trial

    A three-year trial of a multifaceted intervention for managing obesity in low-income, Latino children showed promising results over two years.

  • Hospitals earn As for safety

    The Leapfrog Group, an organization that rates U.S. hospitals for patient safety, gave A grades to Stanford Health Care and Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare during the months the hospitals saw their highest numbers of COVID-19 patients.

  • Major award for childhood cancer research

    The team, composed of researchers at nine academic institutions, has published more than 100 papers and treated nearly 1,000 children with cancer in early-phase clinical trials.

  • Jack Remington dies at 90

    The Stanford physician devised a test that saved babies’ lives by showing whether they needed immediate treatment for a parasitic disease called toxoplasmosis.

  • Fewer C-sections for California moms

    A statewide quality improvement project has reduced cesarean section rates for low-risk, first-time mothers, while also improving outcomes for babies.


2021 ISSUE 1

Addressing racial inequity in medicine

COVID-19 Updates

Stanford Medicine is closely monitoring the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). A dedicated page provides the latest information and developments related to the pandemic.