Topic List : Pediatrics
Dental opioids and youth addiction
In teenagers and young adults, receiving opioids from dental providers is linked with elevated risk for continued opioid use and abuse, a Stanford study has found.
Home videos for autism diagnosis
Algorithms generated through machine learning can sort through observations of children’s behavior in short home videos to determine if the children have autism, a Stanford study has shown.
New country, new bone marrow
Ikkei Takeuchi suffered from unexplained bone marrow failure. But with the help of his little brother and doctors at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, he’s on the road to recovery.
New Stanford Children’s Health CEO named
Paul King will become the president and CEO of Stanford Children’s Health in early 2019.
The basics of acute flaccid myelitis
Small clusters of cases of infectious paralysis are occurring in young children across North America. A Stanford pediatric neurologist is working to understand the disease.
Gun laws and child gun deaths
States with strict gun laws have lower rates of gun deaths among children and teenagers, and laws to keep guns away from minors are linked with fewer gun suicides in this age group, a Stanford study found.
Juul e-cigarettes pose risks to youth
Teens are struggling to recognize the addictive potential of Juul e-cigarettes, a product that appeals to youth, according to a team of Stanford researchers.
Heart pump for a young patient
Lizneidy Serratos, a patient at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, became the smallest person in the country to receive a HeartMate 3 ventricular assist device.
Concussion study in high school football
Three Bay Area high school football teams have been outfitted with mouthguards that measure head motion. Stanford scientists hope to use the data to better understand what causes concussions.
Institute hosts inaugural symposium Nov. 16
The scientific community and public are invited to attend a daylong research symposium highlighting the work of researchers affiliated with the institute. Registration is free.