I’m Paul Raffer and I’m a Neurologist, a physician, and practiced, until I became ill. My first symptoms were a very common manifestation of a lot of things called rash. It took awhile for that to be diagnosed correctly. I have a very good friend who recommended a very good… Continue Reading Mycosis Fungoides and Cutaneous Lymphomas

Thank you for coming. It’s really a pleasure to be here. And I hope everyone in the back can hear me. I tend to speak very loud but just raise your hand if you need me to speak more loudly. If you’ve heard any of the recent statistics, then you… Continue Reading Opening the Medicine Box in the Mind: The Psychology of Pain

My name’s Jeremy Heit. I’m currently one of the fellows in neuro-interventional radiology, and I’ll describe what that is in just a minute. And I’ll be staying on at Stanford as staff next year, so I’ll be around for hopefully quite a long time. So a little bit of background… Continue Reading Latest Advances in Stroke Treatment

My name is Marc Laderriere. Born and raised in France. I lived in Paso Robles, for the last 10 years. I work a lot. You know, less exercise, you know, you paying less attention, and then, the one day you realize, hey, I’m a little tired, what’s going on, you… Continue Reading Diagnosing and Treating Autonomic Disorder at Stanford – Marc Laderriere’s story

I think I’ve always had an active childhood. I grew up with three siblings, and my family–we were active sailors, yeah I was a lifeguard, I enjoyed swimming, so activities have always been a big part of my life and just a big part of my family growing up. It… Continue Reading Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment at Stanford Hospital – Laura Resnansky’s Story

Thank you so much. It really is a pleasure to join all of you tonight on this balmy, summer evening in Palo Alto at the Hoover Pavilion. I think today’s topic is very important. It’s age-related macular degeneration, an eye condition that probably affects someone you know. It’s a rapidly… Continue Reading Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Current Treatments and Future Therapies

So the first thing I want to tell you is that today’s talk is a little different, perhaps, than the talk that’s usually given here in the health library in the sense that my goal is not just to educate you, though education you will receive. My goal is really… Continue Reading The Mystery Headache: Migraine, Positional Headache, Spinal Fluid Leak?

So, in the overview segment, I was describing how thoughts and emotions have the capacity to influence pain, either for better or for worse, our thoughts and our feelings influence or experience of pain. And I want to talk very specifically about a psychological construct that is shown to have… Continue Reading Stanford’s Beth Darnall, PhD on Pain Catastrophizing

So we’re going to cover the basics of migraine. And then we can get in a little deeper, whatever aspects you guys would like to talk about. I thought one of the ways to do it is just to set it up almost like a journalistic piece. But let’s talk… Continue Reading Stanford Hospital’s Meredith Barad on Migraine Headaches