Screening more than 9,000 pairs of drugs helped Stanford and NIH scientists identify two drugs that synergize against a deadly childhood brain tumor.
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.
Attitudes about gender that male teens encounter during high school can shape their educational achievements and careers, a new study has found.
In his quest to cure his daughter’s ultra-rare disease, Matt Wilsey might also be changing the way drugs are made, Stanford Business magazine reports.
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.
A California toddler is doing well after receiving a kidney donated by a stranger who responded to his family's request on Facebook.
Physician, writer and mother Diana Farid writes about balancing the importance of medically accurate language with a desire to comfort her child.
A Stanford study finds that more than half of transgender teenagers intentionally gain or lose weight to align their bodies with their gender identity.
A mathematician and his team used computational methods to improve efficiency at outpatient infusion center at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.
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 …
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 low-cost device provides good-tasting water, avoids the need for in-home treatment and lowers rates of diarrhea in children, according to a study.
Stanford scientists have found 16 new genetic variants linked to a greater risk for autism, a finding that could help identify biomarkers for the disorder.
10-year-old Mathias Dizon fulfilled a promise to sing the national anthem at the Stanford Children’s Health Cleft and Craniofacial Center's annual patient and family picnic.