News articles classified as Health

Patient mindset training helps care teams

Patient mindsets can influence care outcomes. Care providers who received a new “Medicine Plus Mindset” training increasingly felt that patient mindsets are important in health care and reported using the training when interacting with patients.

A new RNA editing tool could enhance cancer treatment

The new study found that an RNA-targeting CRISPR platform could tune immune cell metabolism without permanent genetic changes, potentially unveiling a relatively low-risk way to upgrade existing cell therapies for cancer.

Stanford HAI —

AI helps patients in crisis access timely care

A new model to identify and triage high-risk messages to an online mental health platform dramatically reduced response time for those in urgent need.

Breast cancer metastasis on/off switch revealed

New research from Stanford and the Arc Institute could lead to a new and more effective immunotherapy and help clinicians better predict patient response to existing medicines.

Stanford Medicine —

Digital interventions for binge drinking

Emergency medicine specialist Brian Suffoletto lost two friends to an alcohol-related accident in college. He now develops smartphone tools to head off unsafe drinking.

Wildfires leave a trail of toxic metal in soil

New research from Stanford University shows wildfires can transform a natural element in soils into a cancer-causing and readily airborne metal known as chromium 6.