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Dec 12 2017 | The Washington Post
By Amy B. Wang
A former Facebook executive is making waves after he spoke out about his “tremendous guilt” over growing the social network, which he feels has eroded “the core foundations of how people behave by and between each other.”
Chamath Palihapitiya began working for Facebook in 2007 and...
Dec 8 2017 | Neuroscience
Stanford researchers have identified five new categories of specific symptoms and brain area activations that can be applied to the diagnosis of anxiety and depression in a more specific manner.
Dec 7 2017 | Huffpost
One of the biggest misconceptions about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is that it is merely a personality quirk. For half of diagnosed adults, standard recommended treatments for OCD (medications and cognitive behavior therapy) will help them achieve a meaningful reduction in their symptoms....
Dec 7 2017 | KQED - NPR
Stopping a plan once it's underway requires a lot of brainpower. Stopping an action required three key brain areas to communicate with eight other areas and all the communication had to occur within about one-tenth of a second.
Dec 6 2017 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
As a medical student, neurology can be one of the most intimidating rotations.
Dec 6 2017 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Researchers have been trying to map out the brain’s complex neural circuits to understand how diseases like Parkinson’s disrupt healthy brain communication, in hopes of designing better therapies.
Dec 4 2017 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Five new categories of mental illness that cut across the current more broad diagnoses of anxiety and depression have been identified by researchers in a Stanford-led study.
Dec 1 2017 |
Gary Steinberg defied convention when he began implanting living cells inside the brains of patients who had suffered from a stroke.
Dec 1 2017 | abc7news
A new study released by Stanford shows the effects of breathing wood smoke may not just be in your lungs.
Nov 30 2017 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Currently, treatment options for people with brain injury from a trauma — such as a car crash, or bike accident — are limited. Some of these people remain impaired many years after the incident. They may return to work, but they struggle to concentrate or suffer from memory lapses. Even if life isn...