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Sep 20 2018
Navigation is an essential computational skill that is closely related to memory and learning, and getting lost is an early symptom of Alzheimer’s, so it’s important to understand how it works.
A caring volunteer neurosurgeon may help fill in, but when is the last time that this doc saw a 5-year-old with diarrhea and PTSD?
Sep 14 2018 | NeuWrite West
Based on what we do know about the nature of dreams and our brains, it is more likely that our sleeping brain recycles previously seen faces rather than creating new ones.
Sep 12 2018 | Stanford Medicine
Can machine learning bring more humanity to health care?
As artificial intelligence continues to evolve, algorithms will be capable of performing clinical tasks — like diagnosing disease — much faster and with greater accuracy than any human physician.
Following surgery, the risk of overdose from opioids is highest during the first month. Taking both short- and long-acting opioids also boosts the risk.
In a roundabout way, Angela Lumba-Brown's early love of basketball shaped her career in medicine.
A new study by Stanford researchers suggests that reassurance from a health care provider can make patients feel better.
Angela Lumba-Brown, MD, co-director of the Stanford Concussion and Brain Performance Center, is the lead author of the newly published CDC Guidelines on the Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Children. In a recent interview, she explained what families should know about concussions.
Sep 4 2018 | Stanford - News
When doctors offer a few words of reassurance, patients suffering an allergic reaction begin to feel better more quickly. The finding by Stanford psychologists suggests that the placebo effect applies to words as well as to pills.

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