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Teenagers who owned promotional items for nicotine-containing products such as e-cigarettes were twice as likely as other teens to start using the products, according to a new Stanford study.
In 2012, a pair of neurosurgery residents traded their scrubs for lab coats in an effort to understand, at the most basic level, what causes medulloblastoma, the most common pediatric brain cancer.
Many teens own e-cigarette samples, coupons or branded promotional items, and this makes them more likely to try the products, a Stanford study found.
Depression is a disease arising from multiple causes, including biological, psychological, and social factors. Existing treatments address these factors, but each individual responds best to a different mix of therapies.
After spending two years in the lab of Nirao Shah, PhD, at the University of California, San Francisco, postdoctoral fellow Daniel Bayless, PhD, moved with Shah to Stanford in 2017 to continue their research into how genes, neurons and personal experience regulate gender differences in behavior.
Shaili Jain, a Stanford psychiatrist, discusses the explosion of knowledge about post-traumatic stress disorder and the condition’s widespread impact. PTSD is the subject of her new book, The Unspeakable Mind.
In this 1:2:1 podcast, host Paul Costello discusses the new book about PTSD, "The Unspeakable Mind," written by Stanford psychiatrist Shaili Jain.
May 14 2019 | Stanford - News
Stanford scholar Jeremy Bailenson and other researchers found that people’s interactions with a virtual person in augmented reality, or AR, influenced how they behaved and acted in the physical world.
Old mice suffered far fewer senior moments on memory tests when Stanford investigators disabled a single molecule dotting the mice’s cerebral blood vessels.
Impeding VCAM1, a protein that tethers circulating immune cells to blood vessel walls, enabled old mice to perform as well on memory and learning tests as young mice, a Stanford study found.

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