A Stanford geriatrician surveyed 1,000 young doctors. Nearly 9 in 10 would limit care if terminally ill. ...Read More
A team of neuroscientists at the University of California at San Francisco is embarking on a $70 million project, funded by the Department of Defense, to develop treatment for depression, anxiety disorders, addiction and other mental disorders.
Deforestation and increased interactions between humans and wildlife are implicated in the spread of the Nipah virus. ...Read More
More than a quarter-million veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been treated for post-traumatic stress disorder, but younger vets aren't the only ones dealing with it. Even today, veterans from conflicts as far back as World War II struggle with symptoms.
More than two-thirds of the women who had the double mastectomy had no risk factors that would make it more likely that they would get breast cancer again. ...Read More
Frustration, irritability, and sleep difficulty a week or more after injury may signal a more serious concussion. ...Read More
Imagine entering an art museum, only to recognize a disease you've struggled with. A variety of maladies are featured in the exhibit “Inside Rodin’s Hands: Art, Technology, and Surgery at Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center.
This first large, multi-racial study helps define how common perimenopausal bleeding is, and should help doctors and women understand which changes do not require medical attention. ...Read More
California legislator wants to ban regular use of antibiotics on feed lots over public health concerns. ...Read More
Scientists were able to engineer a version of the bird flu that can spread between mammals, the first step towards turning this virus into a pandemic. This research is controversial as it has created something that is potentially dangerous.
Low battery life, bulky appearance and lack of integration are some of the obstacles in the way before health trackers become the next gadgets we can’t live without.
You might not expect to find an art gallery at a convention of neuroscientists. ...Read More
Parents must now meet with health provider before opting-out of vaccines, providing opening for education. ...Read More
Major study finds that the more adenomas the doctor removes, the lower a patient's later risk of cancer. ...Read More
Scores of women treated for cancer are over-diagnosed; their cancer would never threaten their lives. ...Read More