Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: An Unfolding Story of Scientific Discoveries and Future Targeted Treatments
Presented by Jose Montoya, MD
Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine
January 18, 2018
Five years ago, a young woman who had everything in life—flourishing career, happy marriage, and a taste for adventure—started to crash.
It began after one of her routine long hikes. First, she noticed skin bumps on her forehead. Within a few weeks, she was unable to walk even a few blocks without getting exhausted.
Presented by Neha Shah, MD
Clinical Instructor, Medicine-Immunology & Rheumatology
November 9, 2017
Integrative rheumatology is a field that brings together the principles of integrative medicine with rheumatology to help people with arthritis and other rheumatic and autoimmune illness.
Integrative medicine looks at the “whole” patient—body, mind, and spirit—to use therapies appropriate to each individual person. Some of the most important components are diet, nutrition and botanicals.
Presented by Matthew Mell, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery
Medical Director, Vascular Clinic and Lab
Division of Vascular Surgery
October 26, 2017
The first tip-off that something is wrong comes after walking 2 or 3 blocks. Cramps hit your lower legs. Once you stop walking, in a few minutes the cramps fade, then stop.
Presented by S. Tyler Hollmig, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology
September 21, 2017
A man looks in the mirror and sees a network of tiny red veins has spread over his nose. A woman sees brown splotches on her cheek.
Either one may notice the skin has begun to sag around their eyes and mouth, leaving wrinkles and bags.
“We kind of go from a grape to a raisin as we get older,” said S. Tyler Hollmig, MD, at a recent presentation to the Stanford Health Library. At first subtle, these changes accumulate as we age.
Presented by Diana V. Do, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology
June 22, 2017
For most people, vision is one of the most important parts of their health. Yet as we age, the risk rises that we could lose eyesight from a condition called age-related macular degeneration.
Presented by Kim Bullock, MD, and Juliana Lockman, MD
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
May 25, 2017
When someone has a seizure, that doesn’t always mean they have epilepsy. They may have a different condition that few people have heard of: functional neurological symptom disorder.
Presented by: Abha Khandelwal, MD, MS; Eryn Bryant, MSN, NP-C; Valerie Hoover, PhD
May 4, 2017
Chest pain can be a mystery. Sometimes it’s the tipoff to a heart attack. Other times it’s a clue that heart disease is slowly, gradually, choking the major arteries that deliver blood to the heart.