Center for Definitive and Curative Medicine created
The new Stanford Center for Definitive and Curative Medicine will work to turn discoveries into stem cell and gene therapies to aid the millions of people who have genetic diseases.
High cost of fewer measles vaccinations
A 5 percent drop in childhood measles vaccination levels would cause annual measles cases to triple, according to researchers at Stanford and Baylor.
Brain activity predicts therapy efficacy
Stanford researchers measured brain activity in PTSD patients before and after psychotherapy and found that they could predict how well patients would respond to treatment.
Gift establishes cancer cell therapy center
Silicon Valley entrepreneur Jeffrey Rothschild and his wife, Marieke, have provided funding for a new venture at Stanford Medicine to test cancer cell therapies.
Prominent autism researcher joins Stanford
Lynn Koegel, who developed an early intervention for autism that taps children’s own motivations, began work at the School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital this month.
Which autistic kids does oxytocin help?
The brain hormone may help treat social impairments in children with autism whose baseline oxytocin levels are low before treatment, according to new Stanford findings.
Ibuprofen linked to kidney injury in ultramarathoners
The common practice of taking ibuprofen for pain relief while competing in ultramarathons causes an increased risk of acute kidney injury, a Stanford study says.
Shorter bones linked to arthritis risk
Humans in Europe and Asia evolved to have shorter bones and an increased risk of osteoarthritis, a trade-off that may have helped them in colder climates, Stanford researchers say.
Predicting, preventing a second stroke
Using health records, Stanford researchers developed an algorithm for scoring the risk of a stroke patient experiencing a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation, a major risk factor for a second stroke.
Sleep problems linked to more suicidal thoughts
Among young adults at risk for suicide, highly variable sleep patterns may augur an increase in suicidal symptoms, independent of depression, a study from Stanford has found.
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