Dust pollution in the air contributes to infant mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa, a Stanford-led study found. Watering the desert may lessen the harm.
Stanford scientists have built a detailed picture of the biological clock of pregnancy, tracking thousands of metabolic markers throughout gestation.
Living near an oil and gas well in California's San Joaquin Valley during pregnancy is linked to increased risk of spontaneous preterm birth, finds Stanford study.
A Stanford team is developing a bioscaffold that helps insulin-producing cells get enough oxygen when transplanted for diabetes treatment.
Stanford pediatric psychiatrist Manpreet Singh draws inspiration from her sister, as she strives to instill hope in people who feel hopeless.
Teens and young adults with cancer face biological and psychosocial challenges distinct from those of other cancer patients.
Stanford scientists have taken important steps toward figuring out how to use immune therapy for a group of severe pediatric brain tumors.
A Stanford-led study has found that experiencing gender discrimination was associated with depressive symptoms in women who had young children.
Social media posts promoting e-cigarettes appear able to make teens more willing to vape, new Stanford research has shown.
A widely used antacid may help prevent premature births, new Stanford-UCSF research that used computing to match existing drugs with diseases suggests.
Stanford pediatrician Anisha Patel is taking a hands-on approach to helping parents and teachers reduce kids' sugar intake.
Involving parents in therapy boosts mental wellness among children and teens at risk for bipolar disorder, a Stanford-led study has found.
Most children with antibiotic-resistant urinary tract infections get better on less powerful antibiotics than lab tests say they need, says Stanford study.
Stanford experts have developed a new way to get a granular view of people's onscreen lives, enabling them to ask questions linking online life and health.
Stanford undergrads and graduate students are designing simple, fun lab activities that get hospitalized kids and teens excited about science.
A pair of formerly conjoined twin sisters who were separated at Packard Children's three years ago are now happy, healthy and doing well in kindergarten.