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Clues to how tiny fish ‘pauses’ life
Stanford scientists have identified molecular drivers that put the “pause” in “diapause,” a life stage of the African killifish that suspends its development as an embryo.
AHA chief on research, health equity and more
Robert Harrington, the new president of the American Heart Association, recently discussed his views on technology and diversity in medicine.
Stanford-led teams nab top clinical research prizes
Winning studies were chosen by members of the Clinical Research Forum, a nonprofit foundation that promotes the understanding of clinical research and its impact on health and health care.
Brain waves can determine drug response
Researchers used electroencephalography and artificial intelligence to identify individuals who would likely respond to sertraline, the antidepressant marketed as Zoloft.
Hannah Valantine among diversity week speakers
Making inclusion work, particularly at the institutional level, is the challenge, speakers asserted.
How shootings harm those unscathed by bullets
A panel of faculty members at the School of Medicine said shootings can affect the mental health of people close to the violence.
Making weight program available to more kids
Stanford Children’s Health experts are applying CDC funding and design thinking toward making their weight-management program available to low-income families nationwide.
Industry-linked studies favorable to indoor tanning
Indoor-tanning studies with financial ties to the industry are likely to downplay risks and discuss the potential benefits of tanning, researchers have found.
Ron Garcia retires after 45 years
The longtime assistant dean for minority affairs has retired after decades of recruiting students from under-represented groups to Stanford School of Medicine.
Transitional services after heart failure worth cost
A new study asserts that disease-management clinics, home visits by nurses and nurse case management should become the standard of care for elderly patients with heart failure after they are discharged from the hospital.