New Stanford Medicine opens up surgery
The evolution of surgical techniques, the physiology of unconsciousness, O.R. culture and CNN correspondent Sanjay Gupta are featured in Stanford Medicine magazine’s special report on surgery.
Study reveals brain mechanism behind chronic pain’s sapping of motivation
Mice suffering chronic pain undergo a change in brain circuitry that makes them less willing to work for a reward, even though they still want it…
Researchers discover universal molecular ‘flag’ that highlights critical genes
Researchers have identified a molecule that marks a cell’s key genes and is thought to ensure consistent gene transcription.
Physicians deactivate heart pump with catheter-based approach
A mechanical pump supported a failing heart, but did the job so well it eventually was no longer needed. Turning it off safely was the challenge.