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.
Intel's Rosalind Hudnell discusses importance of boosting diversity
Rosalind Hudnell, chief diversity officer and global director of education and external relations at Intel, said training, transparency and oversight can minimize bias.
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.
Telomere extension turns back aging clock in cultured human cells, study finds
Researchers delivered a modified RNA that encodes a telomere-extending protein to cultured human cells. Cell proliferation capacity was dramatically increased, yielding large numbers of cells for study.
Stanford Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection awards seed grants
The seed grants were awarded for interdisciplinary research projects that involve monitoring immune system activity.
Seed grants aim to jump-start Ebola research
Four teams have been awarded seed grants to develop new treatments and diagnostics, and to map social and ecologic factors of the epidemic to help prevent future outbreaks.
Alpha Omega Alpha association at Stanford elects new members
The Stanford association of a medical honor society recently elected 12 new members, including faculty, staff and residents.
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.
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