Topic List : Pediatrics
Stanford Hospital to have two emergency departments
When the new Stanford Hospital opens, two emergency departments will begin operating: one for patients 21 and older and one patients 20 and younger.
Antibody treatment for peanut allergy
A Stanford-led pilot study has provided early evidence that an antibody is a safe, effective and rapid food allergy treatment.
Normal weight can hide eating disorder
The amount, speed and duration of weight loss are better markers of medical and psychological illness in adolescents with atypical anorexia nervosa than being underweight, a study led by Stanford and UCSF researchers showed.
Huge variation in newborn antibiotic use
Researchers at the School of Medicine and their collaborators found that some hospitals in the state rarely administer antibiotics to newborns, while others give antibiotics to nearly half of the newborns in their care.
Packard patient returns as resident
Ryan Lion, who was treated for sepsis at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, has since returned to the hospital as a medical resident.
Registration open for MCHRI symposium
Stanford scientists, clinicians and others with an interest in maternal and child health are invited to attend the free symposium on campus Nov. 15.
Motivating kids with autism to speak
Tapping the interests and motivations of children with autism can help them understand the value of speaking and build their social skills, a new Stanford study found.
ADHD impairs school readiness
In a Stanford study, 79 percent of preschoolers with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder were not ready for school, compared with 13 percent of other children.
Effects of smoke from wildfire vs. controlled burn
Immune markers and pollutant levels in the blood indicate wildfire smoke may be more harmful to children’s health than smoke from a controlled burn, Stanford researchers found.
Surgeons turn to basic science in cancer fight
In 2012, a pair of neurosurgery residents traded their scrubs for lab coats in an effort to understand, at the most basic level, what causes medulloblastoma, the most common pediatric brain cancer.