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.
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.
How much control should we exert over the genetic makeup of our future children? Bioethicist Jeffrey Kahn will address this as part of his keynote session at next week's Childx conference at Stanford.
Many healthy newborns are getting antibiotics they don’t need, potentially causing harmful changes in their gut bacteria, but new Stanford research suggests a solution.
Health literacy means doctors explaining health care tasks - such as giving a child medication - in doable steps that don’t make you feel like you’re overwhelmed, says health-literacy expert Ruth Parker, a guest at next month's Childx conference.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the only hospital in Northern California using the innovative ROSA™ technology to help children suffering from prolific seizure disorders.
Stanford’s third Childx conference, at the School of Medicine April 12 and 13, will bring together experts from many fields to discuss challenges in child health.
Packard Children’s hospital school is a unique collaboration between the Palo Alto Unified School District and the hospital, offering a fully accredited academic curriculum for patients grades K-12.
The Stanford-based Tobacco Prevention Toolkit offers a resource for educators and young people to learn about tobacco product use and their health.
A new technique gives doctors an early view of which pediatric leukemia patients will relapse, and may point the way toward better cancer drugs.
A new study finds that young children’s brains have not yet fully developed the vision circuits they need to understand words and faces.
Stanford pediatric cardiologist Seth Hollander comments on Shaun White's success, and explains the condition called tetralogy of Fallot.
After Aditi Polamreddy's brain tumor was removed, she needed physical and occupational therapy to keep her brain from forgetting one side of her body.
A team of former Stanford Biodesign students developed a device to protect and stabilize umbilical cord catheters in newborn babies.