A California toddler is doing well after receiving a kidney donated by a stranger who responded to his family's request on Facebook.
Stanford Medicine pulmonologist Mark Nicolls is working with Nobel winner Gregg Semenza to boost the success of lung transplants.
A Stanford study finds that more than half of transgender teenagers intentionally gain or lose weight to align their bodies with their gender identity.
One challenge of caring for children with autism is that medications don't exist to treat the disorder's core features of social impairment and restricted, repetitive …
Certain brain tumors wire themselves into the brain's electrical communication network, a new Stanford-led study has shown.
Stanford scientists have conducted a proof-of-concept experiment in mice that shows they can use blood stem cells to treat a severe brain disease.
Teenagers exposed to common agricultural pesticides before birth had distinctive reductions in certain types of brain activity, a new study has found.
A new Stanford study in children with autism showed the value of teaching parents how to use everyday interactions to motivate their children to speak.
In a recent Stanford podcast, food allergy expert Kari Nadeau explains the latest research on predicting, preventing and treating allergies.
Preschoolers with ADHD are less likely than other children their age to be ready to succeed in elementary school, a new Stanford study has found.
New Stanford research suggests that young people begin using nicotine products like e-cigarettes by trying fruit, mint or candy flavors.
Thanks to expert intervention to protect his fragile lungs, a tiny preemie born in January at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is now doing well.
Stillbirth greatly raises a woman's risk for severe complications of childbirth, a Stanford study of more than 6 million California births has found.
Stuttering is a common problem in preschoolers whose brains are going through the "language explosion." If it persists, evidence-based treatment can help.
A method that broadens the pool of potential donors for stem cell transplants recently saved two young brothers from a severe genetic disease.
A therapy delayed the onset of Type 1 diabetes in at-risk people by about two years, new results from a clinical trial show.