Topic List : Pediatrics
Extra chemo ineffectual against rare bone cancer
Osteosarcoma patients with tumors that haven’t responded well to the standard chemotherapy regimen have unimproved outcomes and more side effects when given two additional drugs, a large international trial has found.
New guidelines aimed at helping prevent obesity and eating disorders in adolescents
Pediatrician Neville Golden is a lead author of new clinical guidelines aimed at helping prevent obesity and eating disorders in adolescents.
Approach for preventing obesity, eating disorders
New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics tell pediatricians and parents to avoid focusing on teenagers’ weight and shape to prevent both obesity and eating disorders.
Speeding diagnosis of genetic diseases
Stanford researchers are devising ways to have computers help perform some of the intensive genetic analysis now performed manually when scientists study a patient's genome to diagnose a disease.
Pediatric pulmonologist Nanci Yuan dies
Yuan led the development of the Pediatric Sleep Center at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and advanced care for children whose breathing was impaired by severe muscular disease.
Five years of life with heart pump
Edgar Arredondo has lived with a ventricular assist device for longer than any other patient being treated at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.
Leonard appointed chair of pediatrics
The clinical research expert will lead the Department of Pediatrics and serve as physician-in-chief of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health.
Tracking child nutrition in Guatemala
A Stanford team has created a “nutrition surveillance” app that could help boost nutrition for children in some of the world’s poorest and most remote regions.
The power of CPR
Sofia Montoya, 8, survived cardiac arrest because a staff member at her school and first responders gave her CPR after she collapsed on the school’s playground.
Expanded Ronald McDonald House opens
The new building has 67 private family suites for families who have children hospitalized at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.