Pediatric patients and their parents capture their experiences at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, sharing photos in an exhibit.
Author: Erin Digitale
Making the invisible visible to improve heart surgery outcomes
Scientists find a way in mice to illuminate the cardiac conduction system during surgery to prevent unintended damage to healthy tissue.
Inside-out engineering yields better cancer-fighting cells
Stanford Medicine researchers take a unique approach to refine engineered immune cells meant to kill cancer.
Kids’ storybooks encourage more water, less sugary drinks
Researchers at Stanford Medicine are finding creative ways to entice kids into drinking more water and less sugary drinks.
Revamping WHO preemie care guidelines
The new guidelines focus on parents' role in the care of vulnerable babies, as well as low-cost, evidence-based therapies.
Unconventional Paths: Sneaky submarines and super surgeries
Bioengineer Alison Marsden uses computer modeling skills honed on submarines to help surgeons plan the best repairs for babies' hearts.
For gay men, having a biological child can be complicated
Stanford physicians have published the first study of gay men's experiences with using assisted reproductive technology to have children.
Routing cancer cells to the right path may boost treatment
Researchers at Stanford Medicine discover a certain molecule renders a type of cancer cell more susceptible to treatment.
Precision medicine predicts best ulcerative colitis care for teens
Stanford researchers are developing a faster way to match each ulcerative colitis patient with the treatment that will work best for them.
High-risk babies don’t always get the follow-up care they need
A study shows that some high-risk infants don't receive the necessary follow up care and there are inequities in who attends the appointments.
Yuck! Don’t vape that
Scientists have found that teens, young adults and adults are vaping substances that aren't meant to be inhaled.
Cone snail venom and … insulin?
People with diabetes must plan meals and insulin doses, a hassle that may one day be eliminated thanks to cone snail venom.
Changing infant care to improve newborns’ health in India
Modifying traditional infant massages led to more weight gain and fewer illnesses among newborns in a Stanford-led community study in India.
From loss comes hope: Pediatric brain tumor treatment shows promise
Research from early clinical trials of pediatric glioma patients shows that altered immune cells can fight the deadly brainstem tumor.
Stanford team finds benefits to online autism treatment
Creating online worlds tailored to kids' interests allowed Stanford therapists to use telehealth to motivate children with autism to talk.
Kids fare better with early use of diabetes technology
Providing continuous glucose monitors to kids with new type 1 diabetes improves their blood sugar levels a year later, a Stanford study showed