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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.
Multipronged study of schizophrenia-associated syndrome receives $3.1 million NIH grant

Multipronged study of schizophrenia-associated syndrome receives $3.1 million NIH grant

Study finds increased body fat in childhood brain cancer survivors

Study finds increased body fat in childhood brain cancer survivors

Researchers describe set of observable characteristics linked to congenital Zika syndrome

Researchers describe set of observable characteristics linked to congenital Zika syndrome

Study evaluates screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy

Study evaluates screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy

‘Supportive touch’ experiences can help preterm infants in NICU respond better, research suggests

‘Supportive touch’ experiences can help preterm infants in NICU respond better, research suggests

USC study close to finding gene involved in cleft lip and palate

USC study close to finding gene involved in cleft lip and palate

Easier non-medical vaccine exemption policies linked to greater risk for measles outbreak

Easier non-medical vaccine exemption policies linked to greater risk for measles outbreak

Research findings hold promise to generate blood cell precursors from hPSCs

Research findings hold promise to generate blood cell precursors from hPSCs

Smartphones can help parents, caregivers to improve health outcomes for kids, research shows

Smartphones can help parents, caregivers to improve health outcomes for kids, research shows

Researchers estimate number of infants born in the U.S. with perinatal HIV infection

Researchers estimate number of infants born in the U.S. with perinatal HIV infection

Poison control centers receive one call every 45 minutes about pediatric exposure to opioids

Poison control centers receive one call every 45 minutes about pediatric exposure to opioids

Penn study reveals new patterns of coordinated development in the brain during adolescence

Penn study reveals new patterns of coordinated development in the brain during adolescence

Study finds reductions in volume of gray matter in the brains of children with obstructive sleep apnea

Study finds reductions in volume of gray matter in the brains of children with obstructive sleep apnea

The Sohn Conference Foundation funds research to advance understanding of how pediatric cancer metastasizes

The Sohn Conference Foundation funds research to advance understanding of how pediatric cancer metastasizes

Electroacupuncture triggers neurological mechanism to promote tissue repair and relieve pain, study shows

Electroacupuncture triggers neurological mechanism to promote tissue repair and relieve pain, study shows

First physiological test opens door to early diagnosis of autism

First physiological test opens door to early diagnosis of autism

Proper support can help mothers overcome challenges in breastfeeding process

Proper support can help mothers overcome challenges in breastfeeding process

Antibody treats pediatric brain tumors safely and effectively in mice

Antibody treats pediatric brain tumors safely and effectively in mice

Urban living can worsen asthma in poor kids, study shows

Urban living can worsen asthma in poor kids, study shows

Loyola study assesses emotional intelligence skills in pediatric residents

Loyola study assesses emotional intelligence skills in pediatric residents