News articles classified as Medicine

Stanford Medicine —

Testing vision with video games

Stanford Medicine researchers found a holistic and accessible way to measure visual, cognitive, and physical function.

Stanford Medicine —

Protection from neurodegenerative disease

About 1 in 5 people carries a version of a gene that appears to reduce the risk of both Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, a massive new study finds.

Stanford Medicine —

A new way to target tumors

Stanford Medicine is the first to test a machine that combines radiotherapy with real-time detection of cancer cells.

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How X trained an AI tool for pathologists

The platform formerly known as Twitter turns out to be a surprising source of high-quality medical knowledge, says biomedical data science expert James Zou.

Stanford Children’s Health —

Lessons from Lahaina

A pediatric trauma nurse who was evacuated from the Maui wildfires shares the plans that helped keep her family safe.

Stanford Medicine Children's Health —

Going to school in the metaverse

For Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital patients too sick to learn in person, virtual reality lessons offer a reassuring sense of routine and unlimited field trips.

Stanford Medicine —

A step toward restored speech

A brain-computer interface that translates neural activity into words offers new hope for those who have lost the ability to speak.

Stanford Medicine —

Migraine 101

Neurology fellow Sheena Pillai breaks down “one of the most befuddling human conditions.”