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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 biomarker assay improves detection, assessment of neuroblastoma

New biomarker assay improves detection, assessment of neuroblastoma

CDC Report shows improved usage of contraception and birth control for American teens

CDC Report shows improved usage of contraception and birth control for American teens

UCLA-led study reveals possibility of CMV and HIV transmission from mothers to infants

UCLA-led study reveals possibility of CMV and HIV transmission from mothers to infants

Higher paternal age translates into geekier sons !

Higher paternal age translates into geekier sons !

Physicians use age-old practice to toilet train their infant daughter

Physicians use age-old practice to toilet train their infant daughter

Children born late preterm have greater risk of recurrent hospitalization for respiratory illness

Children born late preterm have greater risk of recurrent hospitalization for respiratory illness

Could a blood test predict how cancer spreads in children?

Could a blood test predict how cancer spreads in children?

Type I interferons could have role in natural improvement of RA during pregnancy

Type I interferons could have role in natural improvement of RA during pregnancy

Smart phones in the hands of kids too early !

Smart phones in the hands of kids too early !

Honda gives $1 million gift to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to enhance pediatric mobility

Honda gives $1 million gift to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to enhance pediatric mobility

Use of non-invasive ventilation decreases mortality in children with respiratory distress, study finds

Use of non-invasive ventilation decreases mortality in children with respiratory distress, study finds

Research findings lay groundwork for developing more targeted treatments for deadly neuroblastomas

Research findings lay groundwork for developing more targeted treatments for deadly neuroblastomas

Combination of immunotherapies effective against mouse model of rhabdomyosarcoma

Combination of immunotherapies effective against mouse model of rhabdomyosarcoma

Firearm-related deaths third leading cause of death overall among US children, CDC study

Firearm-related deaths third leading cause of death overall among US children, CDC study

Pfizer initiates Phase 1 trial of investigational GBS vaccine

Pfizer initiates Phase 1 trial of investigational GBS vaccine

Study highlights critical gap in addiction treatment for young people with OUD

Study highlights critical gap in addiction treatment for young people with OUD

Major study to examine clinical outcomes of children infected with Zika virus after birth

Major study to examine clinical outcomes of children infected with Zika virus after birth

New survey reveals that high levels of uncontrolled disease exist among severe asthma patients

New survey reveals that high levels of uncontrolled disease exist among severe asthma patients

Penn/CHOP research helps to better understand cause of pediatric and treatment-related leukemias

Penn/CHOP research helps to better understand cause of pediatric and treatment-related leukemias

FDA labeling rule helps providers better explain medication risks and benefits to pregnant, breastfeeding patients

FDA labeling rule helps providers better explain medication risks and benefits to pregnant, breastfeeding patients