Stanford obstetrician Yasser El-Sayed has published a collection of short stories exploring themes of home, identity and cultural dislocation.
A first of its kind surgery removed a problematic tumor from the brain of two-year-old Ari Ellman, allowing him to return to his life as a busy preschooler.
Pediatrics professor Bonnie Halpern-Felsher shares her research on teens' perceptions of e-cigarettes and their health risks.
Screening more than 9,000 pairs of drugs helped Stanford and NIH scientists identify two drugs that synergize against a deadly childhood brain tumor.
Immigrants who have settled in one state are unlikely to move to another to enroll in public health insurance, a new Stanford study has shown.
A robotic surgical assistant known as ROSA recently helped Stanford pediatric neurosurgeons prepare for a surgery to alleviate a little girl’s seizures.
Rates of antibiotic use in newborns vary 27-fold between California hospitals without a medical reason for the large differences, a new study found.
The latest type 1 diabetes technology improves the stability of patients' blood sugar levels throughout the day and during sleep, according to a new trial.
Stanford obstetricians are using simulation training to help colleagues in Central America learn new techniques to treat childbirth emergencies.
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.