A team of researchers has used an algorithm to improve newborn screening for genetic diseases, with the hopes of reducing the number of false positives.
A Stanford team has taken a multi-pronged approach to reducing preventable maternal deaths among California women, a new scientific paper explains.
Most kids who suffer concussions can recover at home with support from their families and doctors, according to a Stanford brain injury expert.
Doctors are worried that marijuana legalization is harming vulnerable populations, such as infants exposed to the drug during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Stanford innovators have created ways to fit MRI scanning equipment to kids instead of the other way around. Adult patients can benefit, too.
How risky are roller coasters for the human brain? A team of Stanford engineers rode roller coasters for science, hoping to find out.
A pilot trial shows that equipping Google Glass with a face-recognition app can improve social skills in kids with autism.
A new NPR story explains how California experts have been examining the causes of maternal mortality and successfully figuring out how to counteract them.
Stanford statisticians are developing new techniques for understanding how and why sexual assault prevention programs work.
How should physicians and parents communicate with teens about marijuana use? Stanford adolescent medicine expert Seth Ammerman, MD, offers advice.
Today, diagnosing rare genetic diseases requires slow, educated guesswork, but a team of Stanford experts is automating the process.
Children with autism have structural and functional abnormalities in the brain circuit that normally makes social interaction feel rewarding.
Ten-day-old Lola Garcia became the smallest infant in North America to receive bloodless open-heart surgery.
There’s no good evidence for using marijuana for common complaints, and the products sold in cannabis dispensaries pose risks to kids and teens.
A new multi-center trial shows that dialectical behavior therapy can help reduce suicide attempts and self-harm in adolescents.
Children aren’t getting access to many new medical devices, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working to change that.