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Aug 11 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Stanford molecular bioengineer Alex Savtchenko, PhD, has devised a newfangled nanoparticle whose center is a small ball of gold. It may turn out to be an effective and safer drug for Alzheimer’s version of the disease.
Aug 11 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
It’s easy to order dinner via text or to text a cable provider or (in the Silicon Valley, at least) most any other business. Not surprisingly, mental health crisis hotlines have followed suit and now offer their services via text.
Aug 10 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
If you’re a pediatrician-in-training, how do you learn to communicate with children whose neurological or developmental conditions prevent them from learning to speak?
Aug 9 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Kangaroo mother care, bare skin, chest-to-chest contact, has many demonstrated health benefits, including reduced mortality for low-birth-weight infants.
Aug 4 2016 | Scientific American
A recent study, and its response, heralds a new level of self-scrutiny for this area.
Aug 3 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
In an article by MIT News, a new technology known as magnified analysis of proteome (MAP) is described as allowing images of the brain to be scanned at multiple scales, thus allowing scientists to further study and understand the structures of the brain and how they interact.
Aug 3 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Stanford’s Robert Malenka, MD, PhD, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and an executive committee member of the Stanford Neurosciences Institute, is well known for his discoveries on how neurons in our brain make and store new memories as well as in the field of addiction research.
Jul 29 2016 | The Guardian
With big pharma short on solutions, we talk to people pioneering new ways to beat conditions including anxiety, depression and schizophrenia.
Jul 28 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
David Spiegel, MD professor and associate chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, and his colleagues discovered three hallmarks of the brain under hypnosis. Each change was seen only in the highly hypnotizable group and only while they were undergoing hypnosis.
Jul 27 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Following suicide clusters among Palo Alto adolescents in 2008-09 and again in 2014-15, mental health experts from Stanford Children’s Health and Santa Clara County as well as many concerned community members, have been working hard to improve mental-health support for local young people.