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 …
Teenagers exposed to common agricultural pesticides before birth had distinctive reductions in certain types of brain activity, a new study has found.
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.
In a recent Stanford podcast, food allergy expert Kari Nadeau explains the latest research on predicting, preventing and treating allergies.
Preschoolers with ADHD are less likely than other children their age to be ready to succeed in elementary school, a new Stanford study has found.
Thanks to expert intervention to protect his fragile lungs, a tiny preemie born in January at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is now doing well.
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.
A method that broadens the pool of potential donors for stem cell transplants recently saved two young brothers from a severe genetic disease.
A new Stanford study found that allowing fathers to take time off following birth improves the health and mental well-being of mothers.
Rigid gender expectations hurt everyone’s health. A series of papers in the Lancet works to clarify how this happens and spur improvements.