Stanford researchers have found a good drug target for treating Diamond-Blackfan anemia, a genetic disease that impairs red blood cell formation.
Dust pollution in the air contributes to infant mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa, a Stanford-led study found. Watering the desert may lessen the harm.
A COVID-19-related multi-inflammatory syndrome in children has raised alarms, but MIS-C is extremely rare, says a Stanford pediatrician.
Based on new technologies and improved understanding, physicians are no longer recommending routine use of radioprotective shields for X-ray procedures.
Stanford physician Benjamin Lindquist wrote a children's book to help explain social distancing to his 2-year-old daughter Kiley.
Teens and young adults with cancer face biological and psychosocial challenges distinct from those of other cancer patients.
Stanford scientists have taken important steps toward figuring out how to use immune therapy for a group of severe pediatric brain tumors.
At 19, Bea White learned she needed a pacemaker to speed up her heart, which beat too slowly because of a condition called heart block.
Stanford psychiatrist Victor Carrion offers advice for parents about how to talk to children about the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the Spotlight: Pediatrician Irene Loe talks about her five-year passion project to help parents cultivate a growth mindset in their children.
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.