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 …
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.