A blood test that predicts if a baby will be born prematurely works well for pregnant women in developing countries, a Stanford-led study found.
A public health program in India improved maternal and child health initially, but was at risk of leaving behind disadvantaged participants when it expanded.
Stanford researchers have several projects underway to improve imaging techniques, bracing treatment and surgeries for kids and teens with scoliosis.
A Stanford researcher talks about navigating the uncertainty of making medical decisions for her 5-year-old son with an undiagnosed genetic disorder.
Stanford infectious disease expert Yvonne Maldonado, MD, describes principles for developing safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines for everyone.
Technology that sends blood sugar-level updates to their smartphones improves outcomes for young people with type 1 diabetes, a Stanford trial shows.
With changes in ultrasound technology, Stanford researchers have improved the method of diagnosing brain bleeds, a common form of birth injury in newborns.
When pregnant women are assaulted, their babies are more likely to be born prematurely and to weigh less, Stanford Health Policy research shows.
A Stanford physician co-authored a list of likely biological factors underlying the reduced development of COVID-19 for children compared to adults.
Stanford researchers have found a good drug target for treating Diamond-Blackfan anemia, a genetic disease that impairs red blood cell formation.
Dust pollution in the air contributes to infant mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa, a Stanford-led study found. Watering the desert may lessen the harm.
Stanford experts provide tips for helping young children learn to wear a cloth mask to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Stanford pediatric surgeon Janey Pratt converted her dining room to a factory, in order to produce cloth masks to protect people from COVID-19 transmission.
A COVID-19-related multi-inflammatory syndrome in children has raised alarms, but MIS-C is extremely rare, says a Stanford pediatrician.
Based on new technologies and improved understanding, physicians are no longer recommending routine use of radioprotective shields for X-ray procedures.
Stanford physician Benjamin Lindquist wrote a children's book to help explain social distancing to his 2-year-old daughter Kiley.