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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.

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.

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.

In a recent Stanford podcast, food allergy expert Kari Nadeau explains the latest research on predicting, preventing and treating allergies.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

A new Stanford study found that allowing fathers to take time off following birth improves the health and mental well-being of mothers.

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E-cigarette flavorings are harmful to blood vessel cells even in the absence of nicotine. The flavors of cinnamon and menthol are particularly dangerous.

E-cigarette flavorings are harmful to blood vessel cells even in the absence of nicotine. The flavors of cinnamon and menthol are particularly dangerous.

New Stanford research suggests a method of analyzing cell-phone videos of children could alleviate the bottleneck in autism diagnosis around the world.

New Stanford research suggests a method of analyzing cell-phone videos of children could alleviate the bottleneck in autism diagnosis around the world.

Giving an inhaled hormone to children with autism for four weeks improves their social behavior, a new study by Stanford researchers indicates.

Giving an inhaled hormone to children with autism for four weeks improves their social behavior, a new study by Stanford researchers indicates.