A new Stanford neuroscience study reveals that creativity can slump or bump between ages 8 and 10, depending on the individual.
Teenagers who owned promotional items for nicotine-containing products were twice as likely as other teens to start using the products.
A Stanford study shows Pokémon expertise developed during childhood activates the brain region that processes information from the center of the retina.
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.
New guidelines offer teens and young adults practical tips on how to safely and constructively interact on social media about suicide.
The music therapy program at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford brings hope and healing to young patients in need of an interlude of inspiration.
Some viruses help drug-resistant bacteria grow in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients, new Stanford research shows.
A Stanford-led study of preschoolers in Pakistan identifies three factors that can help kids develop executive function and resilience.
In a southern African nation, a clinic is helping children who suffer from debilitating ear, nose and throat conditions that are rare in the U.S.
Experts came to Stanford for the Pediatric Innovation Showcase to learn about many approaches to helping children's health, from social media to surgery.
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Former fellows with the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign developed a resuscitation device to help clinicians in lower-income countries save newborns.
Pediatricians can improve the risk-benefit profile of many common interventions by scaling back what they do, according to a new review article.
For babies in developing countries, pneumonia vaccines seem to work better if their mothers receive treatment for parasitic infections during pregnancy.