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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.
Researchers show how fish oil component helps in survival of injured retina, brain cells

Researchers show how fish oil component helps in survival of injured retina, brain cells

BMC receives W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant to improve breastfeeding, maternity care in Mississippi

BMC receives W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant to improve breastfeeding, maternity care in Mississippi

MGH researchers provide direct link between ‘leaky gut’ and chronic inflammatory disease

MGH researchers provide direct link between ‘leaky gut’ and chronic inflammatory disease

Spine surgery helps 5-year-old with cerebral palsy to make strides

Spine surgery helps 5-year-old with cerebral palsy to make strides

Medicare's Hospital Compare portal underestimates AMI mortality rates, study finds

Medicare's Hospital Compare portal underestimates AMI mortality rates, study finds

Fundamental red flags that may help parents identify autism in children

Fundamental red flags that may help parents identify autism in children

Babies with low or high birth weight may be at increased risk for developing NAFLD, study suggests

Babies with low or high birth weight may be at increased risk for developing NAFLD, study suggests

Exposure to TV ads increases likelihood of fast food consumption among pre-schoolers

Exposure to TV ads increases likelihood of fast food consumption among pre-schoolers

New online genetic study aims to enroll 50,000 individuals and families affected by autism

New online genetic study aims to enroll 50,000 individuals and families affected by autism

Coronary angioplasty, 40 years on and millions of lives saved

Coronary angioplasty, 40 years on and millions of lives saved

Intricate prosthetic eyes give recipients a new outlook on life

Intricate prosthetic eyes give recipients a new outlook on life

PID1 gene increases killing effect of chemotherapy drugs on brain tumor cells

PID1 gene increases killing effect of chemotherapy drugs on brain tumor cells

Study identifies potential link between genes and treatment response in children with CAE

Study identifies potential link between genes and treatment response in children with CAE

Prevalence of high blood pressure found to be six times higher among obese Hispanic adolescents

Prevalence of high blood pressure found to be six times higher among obese Hispanic adolescents

Researchers develop blood test to detect intracranial bleeding in infants with abusive head trauma

Researchers develop blood test to detect intracranial bleeding in infants with abusive head trauma

Viral trigger may underlie development of celiac disease

Viral trigger may underlie development of celiac disease

Weather-forecast tool can help improve assessment and treatment of newborns with asphyxia

Weather-forecast tool can help improve assessment and treatment of newborns with asphyxia

New research effort aims to better understand impact and progression of COPD

New research effort aims to better understand impact and progression of COPD

Study compares insulin pump therapy and injections in type 1 diabetes patients during Ramadan fasting

Study compares insulin pump therapy and injections in type 1 diabetes patients during Ramadan fasting

Infection with reovirus could be key initiating event for developing celiac disease, study suggests

Infection with reovirus could be key initiating event for developing celiac disease, study suggests