Alcohol, ‘Asian glow’ and Alzheimer’s
In the presence of alcohol, a defective version of the aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 gene in human cell cultures and mice leads to biochemical changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
Ecstasy’s psychiatric promise
MDMA can instill in users an unguarded comfort among even the most unfamiliar of faces but is also prone to abuse. Stanford researchers have driven a wedge between these two aspects of the drug.
U.S. aid program reduces stunting in Africa
Stanford researchers found that the federal program, which addresses global hunger and food security, led to a nearly 4 percentage point decrease in stunting in children younger than 5 in sub-Saharan Africa.
Irregular brain function in kids with diabetes
The default mode network, which controls the brain at rest, does not switch off in children with Type 1 diabetes when they focus on a task, a study led by Stanford scientists has shown.
Otolaryngologist Richard Goode dies
A surgeon and educator, Goode was also known for the medical devices he invented, excellence in patient care — and magic tricks.
Proteins in blood indicate people’s age
Protein levels in people’s blood can predict their age, a Stanford study has found. The study also found that aging isn’t a smoothly continuous process.
Next generation of CAR-T cells possible
CAR-T cells are remarkably effective against blood cancers, but their effect can be transient as the cells become exhausted. Stanford researchers found a way to keep the cells effective in mice with human tumors.
Omega-3s, fat stems cells linked
A new finding by Stanford researchers represents a missing link between two worlds — that of dietary science, and that of molecular and cellular biology.
Antibody treatment for peanut allergy
A Stanford-led pilot study has provided early evidence that an antibody is a safe, effective and rapid food allergy treatment.
Through Apple Heart Study, Stanford Medicine researchers show wearable technology can help detect atrial fibrillation
Study shows that Apple Watch app can identify heart rhythm irregularities, which can help catch atrial fibrillation.
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