Childhood obesity and depression appear linked in the brains of children and teens with both conditions, according to new Stanford research.
Stanford psychiatry professor for gives advice on how to cope with the new normal of school lockdown and active-shooter drills.
A Stanford symposium asks: In the midst of technological progress, how do doctors retain the human touch with patients and ensure that new developments enhance, rather than impede, their profession?
Photos and a newspaper article captured the 1991 visit of first lady Barbara Bush at the opening of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.
In an update, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends exercise to prevent falls in older adults at risk, but recommends against using vitamin D supplements for this purpose.
Dyani Gaudilliere discusses the role of Stanford’s hospital dentists and the need for a more integrated approach to dentistry.
Ben Thornton received a heart transplant when he was 3-years-old and later suffered a complication that left him struggling to walk. Now, he's thriving as a wheelchair basketball player.
The American dream of children growing up to earn more than their parents is harder to achieve than it used to be, and big data gives valuable insight into how it has changed.
Scientists have made an important step forward in treating a deadly childhood brain tumor, using T cells engineered to target a surface sugar found on the cancer cells.
Yesterday was a packed day at the third Childx conference at Stanford, with sessions covering everything from the biology of brain tumors to the ethics of gene editing and the economic shifts affecting the American dream.
A Childx panel discussion addressed multiple aspects of the childhood obesity epidemic and discussed solutions ranging from health interventions to community development.
Today marks the start of Stanford's third Childx conference, a TED-style event addressing challenges and solutions in child health. Hundreds of pediatricians, educators, scientists and policy experts are coming together for this year’s sessions on the theme “Learn, Collaborate, Innovate.”
A new program at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford helps young patients express their emotions with songs and musical instruments.
Pediatric cardiologist and biomedical innovator Bronwyn Harris talks about the challenge of translating data into better outcomes for kids with chronic diseases.
Can computers carry out hospital safety-monitoring tasks better than humans? A Stanford research team has been testing the idea; so far, it's working well.
How are kids using virtual reality? What's the effect of VR on their brains? A new report delves into these questions and provides parents and educators with a practical guide on VR use.