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Reckoning with health’s social context

Stanford Medicine magazine explores why ZIP codes, culture, and support networks matter.

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People with disabilities take to the sky

A Stanford occupational therapist and a computer science student harness their experiences to help adapt spacecraft for use by all people.

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Researchers measure thousands of molecules from a single drop of blood

Using a new technique called multi-omic microsampling, Stanford Medicine researchers can measure thousands of molecules from a single drop of blood.

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New clues on autism and identifying vocal emotion

Children with autism have trouble identifying emotional tones because of differences in a brain region that processes social information, a Stanford Medicine study found.

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Nasal injections could treat COVID-19-related smell loss

In a trial led by Stanford Medicine researchers, more than half of patients with persistent smell loss saw improvement with injections of platelet-rich plasma.

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Biomarkers suggest personalized diets

Stanford Medicine researchers identified biomarkers that predict successful weight loss and that may point people toward the diet that will work best for them.

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How the COVID virus enters your nose

In the first study to describe COVID-19 nasal infection in molecular detail, scientists pinpoint the virus’s entry and exit ports in the nose, paving the way for a spray to prevent infection.

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Oncology Professor Shoshana Levy has died

An active researcher, collaborator, and mentor at Stanford Medicine for nearly three decades, Levy’s discovery of a family of molecules called tetraspanins launched a new field of cancer research.

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A new blood test could reduce the global overuse of antibiotics

A blood test developed by Stanford Medicine scientists quickly and accurately distinguishes between bacterial and viral infections, which could cut down on global antibiotic overuse.

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Oncology professor Shoshana Levy has died

Shoshana Levy launched a new field of cancer research with her discovery of a family of molecules called tetraspanins. She was an active researcher, collaborator, and mentor at Stanford Medicine for nearly three decades.

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