Health & Medicine
Anti-inflammatory drug effective for treating lymphedema symptoms
Two early-stage clinical trials have shown that ketoprofen can improve skin damage in patients with lymphedema.
Study identifies link between DNA-protein binding, cancer onset
Understanding when and where proteins bind to DNA may be the ticket to identifying cancer at the cellular level.
Juul e-cigarettes pose addiction risk for young users
Teens are struggling to recognize the addictive potential of Juul e-cigarettes, a product that appeals to youth.
Tackling concussion [VIDEO]
Genes behind rapid deer antler growth, hardening identified
Stanford researchers are working together to better understand what causes concussions, how to diagnose and treat them and, perhaps most important, how to prevent them from happening in the first place.
Researchers identify two key genes responsible for the rapid growth of deer antlers. They hope their insights will open the door to new approaches for treating bone diseases and fractures.
Skeletal stem cells regress when tasked with extensive regeneration
New research shows that skeletal stem cells in mice assume a more primitive developmental state in response to extensive regeneration needs and environmental cues.
How a new system improved wait times for Stanford kidney transplant patients
A new system helps patients become healthy enough to receive kidney transplants faster.
Stumped by medical school? A Q&A with a learning specialist
Curious about the challenges facing medical students now? Lisa Medoff, a learning strategies specialist, discusses her work helping medical students juggle competing demands.
How a chief wellness officer can tackle clinician burnout head-on
Installing a chief wellness officer as an executive leader can help academic medical centers and other health systems prioritize physician wellness, physician leaders including Dean Lloyd Minor explain.