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22
Aug

Of the 37 million Americans who suffer from migraines, a few million progress to a chronic stage of having them more often than not. Stanford investigators hope to find out why.

22
Aug

“Humanized” mice are used to study human immune responses, but they are inadequate for stem cell studies, say Stanford researchers. Optimized models are needed for clinical decision-making....

21
Aug

The magazine’s summer issue highlights new strategies to protect and restore sight. It also includes an essay by bestselling author Joyce Maynard on life during her husband’s battle with ...

18
Aug

Hi Loyal Readers,

Happy summer! Thanks for your visits all year. I’m on vacation this week, but I thought I’d leave you with something anyway. Next week, I’ll provide some more details...

17
Aug

The one-year grants to researchers at Stanford and Intermountain Healthcare are aimed at improving health care.

17
Aug

Stanford researchers used cryptography to cloak irrelevant genetic information in individuals’ genomes while revealing disease-associated mutations. They say the technique could vastly improve...

15
Aug

This year’s theme for the annual Medicine X symposium is the importance of individual citizens in helping to build a more caring culture in health care.

11
Aug

Whenever something sounds too good to be true, it usually is. The expression is used widely in a variety of contexts, one of which is as a warning to avoid being taken in by a scam or taken...

09
Aug

Although new to the field of science communication, Nathan Holwell has been involved in a variety of research during his undergraduate career and now in his graduate career. He has done...

09
Aug

Painter Ted Meyer makes art from scars and helps medical students remember that patients are people. He’ll be at Stanford Aug. 14-17.

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