Biodesign device alleviates dry eye
A search for medical needs in eye clinics led Stanford Biodesign fellows to develop an implantable neurostimulator that painlessly increases natural tear production.
Brain scientists speak at Davos economic forum
Members of research teams created through the Stanford Neurosciences Institute's Big Ideas in Neuroscience initiative spoke Jan. 23 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Nurses resuscitate passenger on plane leaving for San Jose
Returning to the Bay Area from a health-care conference on the East Coast, Stanford Hospital nurses Sophia Loo and Angela Bingham performed CPR on a passenger who appeared to be having a heart attack.
Case illuminates immune system-psychiatric disorder link
The case of Paul Michael Nelson, a boy living in Half Moon Bay, illustrates an alarming phenomenon: Your immune system can make you go crazy.
Researchers say they resolved century-old argument about brain
Results from a brain-imaging study led scientists into a medical mystery going back to 1881, involving a disputed brain pathway discovered by one scientist and ignored by others.
Screening people for diseases doesn't necessarily save lives, study shows
A new study has found that screening people for a particular disease does not, in most cases, prevent them from dying of the disease.
'Die in' staged to protest killings
Students, faculty and researchers at the medical school participated in a “die in” on Jan.
Sleep center director adopts narcoleptic companion
Watson, a narcoleptic Chihuahua, helps Stanford physician explain sleep disorder to children — and brings plenty of laughs as well.
NICU family support program launched at children's hospital
The program helps parents better understand the often complex issues their babies face and the treatments they will receive.
Scientists seek to map origins of mental illness, develop noninvasive treatment
A collaborative Stanford project could lead to improved treatments for depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Expert in global health to join Stanford Medicine faculty
Gary Darmstadt will study the effects of reducing gender inequality, ensuring child survival and nurturing children’s growth on overall community health in developing countries.
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