Stanford health experts on migraines, diets, depression, anger and more

Stanford experts in the news this month include:

Please don’t call my migraine ‘Just a headache’

(Huffington Post — April 1, 2019) Quotes Meredith Barad, clinical associate professor of anesthesia and of neurology and neurological sciences, on how it’s difficult to understand how debilitating a migraine can be.

Here’s what the government’s dietary guidelines should really say

(Washington Post — March 26, 2019) Article mentions John Ioannidis, professor of medicine and of health research and policy, and his research into nutrition and diet.

Emilia Clarke’s aneurysms almost killed her — women need to know the risks

(Yahoo News — March 22, 2019) Article quotes Gary Steinberg, professor of neurosurgery, and Jeremy Heit, clinical assistant professor of radiology, on what happens after an aneurysm has ruptured.

Doctors welcome new depression drug, cautiously

(New York Times — March 8, 2019) Article quotes Carolyn Rodriguez, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, on ketamine’s harmful effects.

Anger can be contagious — here’s how to stop the spread

(NPR — February 25, 2019) Article quotes Jeff Hancock, professor of communication, on how people respond to positive and negative posts from friends on social media.

Luke Perry’s death at 52 a sad reminder: ‘Strokes can happen at any age.’

(San Jose Mercury News — March 5, 2019) Article quotes Gregory Albers, professor of neurology, on how anyone can be vulnerable to the disease.

The risks to babies of older fathers

(New York Times — March 25, 2019) Article quotes Michael Eisenberg, associate professor of urology, on a study that revealed potentially harmful effects of advanced paternal age on a baby’s risk of prematurity.

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