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.
Referrals fall short for tiniest babies
California babies who weigh less than 3.3 pounds at birth are supposed to be sent to a high-risk follow-up program when they go home from the hospital, but many of them may never get a referral.
5 Questions: Ammerman on pediatrics academy's opposition to legalizing pot
A policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics opposes legalizing recreational and medical marijuana use because of the threat it poses to the health of children and adolescents.
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.