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.
Rigid gender expectations hurt everyone’s health. A series of papers in the Lancet works to clarify how this happens and spur improvements.
Teenagers who owned promotional items for nicotine-containing products were twice as likely as other teens to start using the products.
New Stanford research suggests a method of analyzing cell-phone videos of children could alleviate the bottleneck in autism diagnosis around the world.
Using a lab model, Stanford researchers identified a type of developing brain cell that is profoundly changed by exposure to low oxygen levels.
Giving an inhaled hormone to children with autism for four weeks improves their social behavior, a new study by Stanford researchers indicates.