Brain abnormalities in chronic fatigue patients
Radiology researchers have discovered that the brains of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome have diminished white matter and white matter abnormalities in the right hemisphere.
Antibody could improve bladder cancer detection
Researchers have developed a new imaging method that targets a protein known as CD47 in human bladder cancer. This technology may greatly improve cancer detection and enable more accurate surgeries.
Treating Ebola patients in Liberia: A Stanford physician’s story
Colin Bucks, MD, who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Liberia, said the local caregivers were his heroes because of their determination in the face of daily threat of disease.
Genetic screening could reduce number of breast cancer cases
Genetic screening for breast cancer could help women make choices to limit the disease, researchers say.
Group classes teach parents effective autism therapy, study finds
Parents who learned an autism therapy in group classes helped their children with the disorder improve their language skills, a new study has found.
Early Support Program for Autism connects families to autism resources
A free program offered by Stanford Children’s Health and the Children’s Health Council connects families of recently diagnosed autism patients with Bay Area treatment resources.
‘Every life is touched by suicide’: Stanford psychiatrist discusses importance of suicide prevention
Stanford aims to model best practices in training psychiatrists to prevent, and cope with, suicides.
A conversation with a cancer patient about palliative care
Palliative care expert Timothy Quill held an intimate conversation with a Stanford neurosurgeon suffering from advanced lung cancer as an example of how physicians should talk to patients with serious illnesses about quality-of-life care.
Competition keeps health-care costs low, researchers find
Physician practices in areas with low competition charge more for office visits than practices in areas with high competition.
'Brain on Fire': Susannah Cahalan and her month of madness
With the precision of an investigative journalist, Susannah Cahalan reconstructed what happened in her memoir, Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness.
For inmates, pricey hepatitis C drug could make financial sense
Despite its $7,000-per-week cost, sofosbuvir provides better value than other current treatments for prisoners with hepatitis C, according to Stanford researchers.
Antibiotics may help Salmonella spread in infected animals, scientists learn
Salmonella-infected mice that were given antibiotics became sicker and began shedding far more bacteria in their feces than they had before.
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