Psychiatry & Mental Health
Using pulses of light to control heart rate, Stanford Medicine researchers investigate a long-standing mystery about how physical states influence emotions.
Addressing AAPI mental health
A panel of mental health experts discuss culturally specific barriers to seeking care, along with ways to improve outreach.
How Stanford Medicine tackles opioid crisis
At Stanford Medicine, programs to help patients struggling with substance-abuse disorders, research into addiction, and educational programs to increase awareness about addiction and treatment are aimed at reducing dependence on opioids.
Teaching about addiction treatment
An addiction medicine curriculum at Stanford School of Medicine trains students to better understand causes of and treatments for substance use disorders.
Report on opioid crisis calls for action
The opioid epidemic is projected to claim 1.22 million U.S. lives this decade without new efforts to stem the crisis, according to a report that traces the roots of the problem and offers in-depth solutions.
Helping autistic job seekers
Psychiatrist Lawrence Fung expanded his autism research into developing a program that helps those on the spectrum find jobs.
Award for promoting caregivers’ well-being
Stanford Medicine is the only organization to receive the American Medical Association’s gold-level award every year it has been given.
Karl Deisseroth wins Lasker award
Discoveries by Deisseroth and his two co-recipients regarding microbial light-activated molecules led to his development of a way to manipulate selected neurons in living animals to observe changes in their behavior.
Stanford physicians care for Olympians
Sports medicine physicians Steve Isono and Michael Fredericson are spending a month in Tokyo, where they’re fixing breaks, sprains and scrapes.
Health Matters to explore medicine, wellness
Stanford Medicine's free community event, which runs May 10-15, will include talks and Q&As that explore the latest advances in medicine, health and wellness.
Pandemic-linked burnout in pregnancy, neonatal care
A June 2020 survey showed a sharp increase in burnout linked to the global pandemic among health care providers in maternal-fetal and neonatal medicine.
Jared Tinklenberg dies at 80
The founder of the Stanford/Veterans Affairs Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Tinklenberg researched new medications for dementia while providing mentorship to many.
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