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Dec 28 2018 | Stanford News
In a small trial, brain scans revealed who was most at risk of relapsing after being treated for addiction to stimulants like amphetamines or cocaine. The finding could identify people who need help staying drug-free.
New research by a trio of Stanford scholars shows how different insurance strategies affect the volume of opioid use and could help stem inappropriate prescribing behaviors.
Dec 21 2018
Building smarter artificial intelligence systems might help us understand natural intelligence and unlock the secrets of the brain, and knowledge about how our brains work might help make artificial intelligence smarter. Or it might not.
Emergency medicine physician Al’ai Alvarez discusses how he integrates gratitude into his daily life and its many widespread benefits.
Neurosurgery resident Adela Wu comments on the importance of personalizing the informed consent process before a procedure for each patient.
A look at a new type of behavioral therapy designed to help children with autism understand emotions and interact better with others.
Researchers leverage studies in fruit flies to identify a potential treatment for people with neurodegenerative disorder called spinocerebellar ataxia.
Researchers led by Daniel Palanker have discovered that an imaging technique known as interferometry could be used to monitor neuron behavior.
Patients who undergo physical therapy soon after a pain diagnosis are less likely to use opioids in the long term, a Stanford-Duke study finds.
Physical therapy within three months of a musculoskeletal pain diagnosis reduced patients’ risk of long-term opioid use by about 10 percent, according to a study by researchers at Stanford and Duke.

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