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Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. The age limit of such patients ranges from birth to 18. In countries where the age of majority is 18, this age limit may be from birth to age 17 (such as in Canada). A medical practitioner who specializes in this area is known as a pediatrician.
New navigation program improves outcomes, longevity of care for HIV-infected adolescents and youth

New navigation program improves outcomes, longevity of care for HIV-infected adolescents and youth

Study explores receptivity of adolescents to tobacco ads and susceptibility to smoke cigarettes

Study explores receptivity of adolescents to tobacco ads and susceptibility to smoke cigarettes

Biomarker may predict death or poor pulmonary outcomes in extremely preterm infants

Biomarker may predict death or poor pulmonary outcomes in extremely preterm infants

No fruit juice for infants during first year of life, say experts

No fruit juice for infants during first year of life, say experts

DAWN trial: Mechanical thrombectomy plus medication significantly decreases post-stroke disability

DAWN trial: Mechanical thrombectomy plus medication significantly decreases post-stroke disability

Researchers explore new treatment combination for pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma

Researchers explore new treatment combination for pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma

Researchers identify key inflammatory cells involved in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Researchers identify key inflammatory cells involved in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Children surviving chronic health conditions may suffer from brain function issues

Children surviving chronic health conditions may suffer from brain function issues

Nutricia announces recipients of first Metabolics Research Fund

Nutricia announces recipients of first Metabolics Research Fund

New study explores safety of exercise in children with sickle cell disease

New study explores safety of exercise in children with sickle cell disease

Tri-ponderal mass index estimates body fat more accurately than traditional BMI in adolescents

Tri-ponderal mass index estimates body fat more accurately than traditional BMI in adolescents

Study findings could pave way for better drugs to fight against parasitic infections

Study findings could pave way for better drugs to fight against parasitic infections

MAGNET study: MRE can be accurate, non-invasive tool to detect liver fibrosis in children

MAGNET study: MRE can be accurate, non-invasive tool to detect liver fibrosis in children

Phase 1 trial shows safety and tolerability of oncolytic HSV-1 for children, young adults with cancer

Phase 1 trial shows safety and tolerability of oncolytic HSV-1 for children, young adults with cancer

Study finds substantial increase in hepatitis C infections among pregnant women

Study finds substantial increase in hepatitis C infections among pregnant women

Scientists reveal how immune cells activate to kill parasitic worms

Scientists reveal how immune cells activate to kill parasitic worms

Improper methylation of cilia protein linked to increased risk of neural tube defects

Improper methylation of cilia protein linked to increased risk of neural tube defects

New screening model effectively identifies Latino infants at risk for autism

New screening model effectively identifies Latino infants at risk for autism

Early-onset pancreatitis in children linked to family history and genetic mutations

Early-onset pancreatitis in children linked to family history and genetic mutations

ER visits for allergy-induced asthma could increase among children vulnerable to climate change

ER visits for allergy-induced asthma could increase among children vulnerable to climate change