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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.
High dose flu vaccine reduces risk of respiratory and all-cause hospitalizations, study finds

High dose flu vaccine reduces risk of respiratory and all-cause hospitalizations, study finds

New study links unhealthy diet during pregnancy to mental health disorders in offspring

New study links unhealthy diet during pregnancy to mental health disorders in offspring

Study provides deeper understanding into genetic basis of neuropsychiatric disorders

Study provides deeper understanding into genetic basis of neuropsychiatric disorders

Testing treatments using pig model may help minimize drug failure rates for chronic conditions

Testing treatments using pig model may help minimize drug failure rates for chronic conditions

WHO alerts countries to increasing trend of HIV drug resistance

WHO alerts countries to increasing trend of HIV drug resistance

US FDA approves MRI especially for newborns

US FDA approves MRI especially for newborns

FDA clears first MRI device for neonatal brain and head imaging

FDA clears first MRI device for neonatal brain and head imaging

Lunatic fringe gene plays role in regulating fate of neural stem cells

Lunatic fringe gene plays role in regulating fate of neural stem cells

Maternal pre-pregnancy obesity linked to increased risk for neurocognitive problems in preterm infants

Maternal pre-pregnancy obesity linked to increased risk for neurocognitive problems in preterm infants

New report proposes strategy to evaluate low-dose toxicity of endocrine disruptors

New report proposes strategy to evaluate low-dose toxicity of endocrine disruptors

Has California hit the brakes in regulating breath-robbing big rigs?

Has California hit the brakes in regulating breath-robbing big rigs?

Restaurant placemats can encourage children to choose healthier food options

Restaurant placemats can encourage children to choose healthier food options

Scientists find simple way to raise accuracy of diagnostic tests and common assays

Scientists find simple way to raise accuracy of diagnostic tests and common assays

Young people with depression have elevated risk for cannabis use disorder at age 18

Young people with depression have elevated risk for cannabis use disorder at age 18

Teenage girls receiving medical care in EDs found receptive to pregnancy prevention information

Teenage girls receiving medical care in EDs found receptive to pregnancy prevention information

Preemies treated with caffeine have better lung function in mid-childhood, study finds

Preemies treated with caffeine have better lung function in mid-childhood, study finds

Researchers highlight need to test female adolescents for iron deficiency and anemia

Researchers highlight need to test female adolescents for iron deficiency and anemia

Early intervention can lead to better vocabulary in infants with hearing loss

Early intervention can lead to better vocabulary in infants with hearing loss

Bone metastasis-targeting drug shows potential as new therapeutic strategy for osteosarcoma

Bone metastasis-targeting drug shows potential as new therapeutic strategy for osteosarcoma

Genetics plays major role in how infants visually explore social world, twin study reveals

Genetics plays major role in how infants visually explore social world, twin study reveals