Adherence to blood thinner best with pharmacist management, researcher says
Researchers found that adherence to a new-generation anticoagulant, used to prevent stroke in heart disease patients, is best at sites with pharmacist-led management.
Recruiting patients for research? Simple explanations, queries from doctors are best
Patients want to be asked permission to participate in research that compares standard treatment options and that involves reviews of medical records, according to a new study.
Stanford population-health sciences to add director, research opportunities
The center, under the directorship of Mark Cullen, will offer universitywide research funding, education and access to insurance claims and medical records databases.
Study deciphers the noise in the human brain
Electrical recordings directly from the human brain show remarkable precision in the coordination of widely distributed regions involved in memory recall, at rest and during sleep.
Stanford-led study finds few mutations involved in transmission of drug-resistant HIV
A multicenter study has found that a small group of mutations accounted for a majority of the cases of transmission-related resistance to HIV drugs used to treat infections in developing countries…
Hidden enemy: Emerging form of poliovirus threatens hopes for eradication
A newly recognized form of poliovirus has emerged from one of the vaccines being used to eradicate the paralyzing illness. Stanford’s Yvonne Maldonado and others are studying how to solve the problem.
Scientists unveil sex-linked control of genes
Many proteins interact with an RNA molecule called Xist to coat and silence one X chromosome in every female cell. Learning how genes are targeted and silenced may help researchers studying sex-specific diseases.
5 Questions: Maria Grazia Roncarolo on advances in gene therapy
After leading successful clinical trials of gene therapy in Milan, Roncarolo hopes to build on that success at Stanford through collaboration with colleagues in the fields of genetics and stem cell science.
Packard Children's Hospital leads nation in pediatric organ transplantation
The hospital’s success in 2014 builds on Stanford’s history of innovative surgical techniques as well as methods of increasing the pool of organ donors.
Girl's massive airway tumor treated through new therapy
The lifesaving treatment Isabella Manley received as a baby has allowed her to become a healthy first-grader. The treatment protocol has since been used worldwide to help thousands of others with similar tumors.
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