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Stanford scientists have found 16 new genetic variants linked to a greater risk for autism, a finding that could help identify biomarkers for the disorder.

Stanford scientists have found 16 new genetic variants linked to a greater risk for autism, a finding that could help identify biomarkers for the disorder.

Stanford researchers discover a gel that, when applied to animal hearts, vastly reduces the formation of adhesions, scar tissue that cause complications.

Stanford researchers discover a gel that, when applied to animal hearts, vastly reduces the formation of adhesions, scar tissue that cause complications.

10-year-old Mathias Dizon fulfilled a promise to sing the national anthem at the Stanford Children’s Health Cleft and Craniofacial Center's annual patient and family picnic.

10-year-old Mathias Dizon fulfilled a promise to sing the national anthem at the Stanford Children’s Health Cleft and Craniofacial Center's annual patient and family picnic.

A pilot project from the Department of Veterans Affairs distributed 5,000 tablets to veterans with barriers to health care for video visits with clinicians.

A pilot project from the Department of Veterans Affairs distributed 5,000 tablets to veterans with barriers to health care for video visits with clinicians.

This post is the first in a series examining heart failure written by graduate student Min Joo Kim and physician-researcher Randall Stafford.

This post is the first in a series examining heart failure written by graduate student Min Joo Kim and physician-researcher Randall Stafford.

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In a recent Stanford podcast, food allergy expert Kari Nadeau explains the latest research on predicting, preventing and treating allergies.

In a recent Stanford podcast, food allergy expert Kari Nadeau explains the latest research on predicting, preventing and treating allergies.

In this installment of "Aspirin for prevention," physician-researcher Randall Stafford provides tips to calculate the risk of heart disease or stroke, to inform decisions about taking aspirin preventatively.

In this installment of "Aspirin for prevention," physician-researcher Randall Stafford provides tips to calculate the risk of heart disease or stroke, to inform decisions about taking aspirin preventatively.

Visitors to the new Stanford Hospital will greeted by Bay Lights artist Leo Villareal's Buckyball, a 30-foot sculpture of illuminated geodesic domes.

Visitors to the new Stanford Hospital will greeted by Bay Lights artist Leo Villareal's Buckyball, a 30-foot sculpture of illuminated geodesic domes.

New Stanford research suggests that young people begin using nicotine products like e-cigarettes by trying fruit, mint or candy flavors.

New Stanford research suggests that young people begin using nicotine products like e-cigarettes by trying fruit, mint or candy flavors.

Thanks to expert intervention to protect his fragile lungs, a tiny preemie born in January at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is now doing well.

Thanks to expert intervention to protect his fragile lungs, a tiny preemie born in January at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is now doing well.

A geriatric care specialist talks about the special needs of aging patients and how the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is responding.

A geriatric care specialist talks about the special needs of aging patients and how the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is responding.

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Hana Yago got a new heart from an organ donor when she was a toddler. Last month, she and her parents met the young donor's family for the first time.

Hana Yago got a new heart from an organ donor when she was a toddler. Last month, she and her parents met the young donor's family for the first time.