Social media posts promoting e-cigarettes appear able to make teens more willing to vape, new Stanford research has shown.
A widely used antacid may help prevent premature births, new Stanford-UCSF research that used computing to match existing drugs with diseases suggests.
Stanford pediatrician Anisha Patel is taking a hands-on approach to helping parents and teachers reduce kids' sugar intake.
After his ultrasound showed a rare and dangerous blockage in his urethra called LUTO, Kaleb Perry is now thriving, thanks to a team of Stanford physicians.
Involving parents in therapy boosts mental wellness among children and teens at risk for bipolar disorder, a Stanford-led study has found.
Most children with antibiotic-resistant urinary tract infections get better on less powerful antibiotics than lab tests say they need, says Stanford study.
Stanford undergrads and graduate students are designing simple, fun lab activities that get hospitalized kids and teens excited about science.
MD/PhD student Tim Keyes left the lab for a week and reconnected with patients, volunteering at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.
A pair of formerly conjoined twin sisters who were separated at Packard Children's three years ago are now happy, healthy and doing well in kindergarten.
Stanford study show the levels of cholesterol and fat in an infant’s blood can predict that child’s social and emotional development.
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.
A robotic surgical assistant known as ROSA recently helped Stanford pediatric neurosurgeons prepare for a surgery to alleviate a little girl’s seizures.
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.
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 …