Hana Yago got a new heart from an organ donor when she was a toddler. Last month, she and her parents met the young donor's family for the first time.
Stuttering is a common problem in preschoolers whose brains are going through the "language explosion." If it persists, evidence-based treatment can help.
On Stanford Radio's The Future of Everything, neurooncologist Michelle Monje discussed developments in the treatment of brain cancer in children.
A method that broadens the pool of potential donors for stem cell transplants recently saved two young brothers from a severe genetic disease.
Rigid gender expectations hurt everyone’s health. A series of papers in the Lancet works to clarify how this happens and spur improvements.
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.