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The science for identifying a likely pattern of neuroimaging results strongly associated with the subjective sensation of pain keeps improving.
Aug 5 2015 | The Guardian
A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives.
Aug 2 2015 | Stanford Report
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Jul 31 2015 | Stanford News
Years of work have yielded a technique that continuously corrects brain readings to give people with spinal cord injuries a more precise way to tap out commands by using a thought-controlled cursor. A pilot clinical trial for human use is underway.
Jul 31 2015 | BeWell@Stanford
BeWell spoke with Dr. Greicius about Alzheimer’s disease — more commonly diagnosed in women than in men — to learn more about the causes, onset, progression and treatment of this currently incurable neurological disease.
New book by scholars at Challenge Success describes ways in which schools, teachers and parents can create healthy learning environments for students.
Jul 28 2015 | Stanford News
Students in the Learning, Design, and Technology program at the Graduate School of Education analyze learning problems and then design solutions in yearlong master's projects.
In children with autism, low levels of the hormone vasopressin predict a social deficit that affects their ability to empathize with others.
Jul 22 2015 | Stanford Report
A biomedical breakthrough using SLAC’s Linac Coherent Light Source reveals never-before-seen details of the human body's cellular switchboard that regulates sensory and hormonal responses.
Depression, substance abuse and other mental health problems account for a much larger share of hospital stays for children and teenagers in the juvenile justice system than for other hospitalized adolescents.