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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.
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

Growth factors in cord blood may help identify preemies at risk for fatal lung disease

Growth factors in cord blood may help identify preemies at risk for fatal lung disease

Urinary biomarkers may help identify OSA in children with Down syndrome

Urinary biomarkers may help identify OSA in children with Down syndrome

ISCT honors Dr. Adrian Gee with career achievement award

ISCT honors Dr. Adrian Gee with career achievement award

Study reveals that 25% of women with prenatal opioid addiction are not being treated

Study reveals that 25% of women with prenatal opioid addiction are not being treated

MSU and Venn Therapeutics develop promising therapy to delay B16 melanoma tumor growth

MSU and Venn Therapeutics develop promising therapy to delay B16 melanoma tumor growth

Probiotics may help treat yeast infections, bowel problems in men with schizophrenia

Probiotics may help treat yeast infections, bowel problems in men with schizophrenia

Low and high birth weights linked to severity of liver disease in children

Low and high birth weights linked to severity of liver disease in children

Research suggests using combined OGTT and HbA1C tests to screen children at high risk of diabetes

Research suggests using combined OGTT and HbA1C tests to screen children at high risk of diabetes

Treating PCOS in adolescent girls may help prevent future subfertility, research suggests

Treating PCOS in adolescent girls may help prevent future subfertility, research suggests

Electronic hookah kills 80% more lung cells than traditional counterpart

Electronic hookah kills 80% more lung cells than traditional counterpart

Scientists develop novel technique to screen non-coding DNA of genome for diseases

Scientists develop novel technique to screen non-coding DNA of genome for diseases

Babies cry more in Britain, Canada and Italy than rest of the world, research reveals

Babies cry more in Britain, Canada and Italy than rest of the world, research reveals

Maternal Tdap vaccination during pregnancy reduces pertussis risk in infants

Maternal Tdap vaccination during pregnancy reduces pertussis risk in infants

Breakthrough technique harvests stem cells from urine to study Down syndrome

Breakthrough technique harvests stem cells from urine to study Down syndrome

Mothers with history of mental health disorders feel less ready for discharge from NICU, research shows

Mothers with history of mental health disorders feel less ready for discharge from NICU, research shows

New study explores biomechanics of head injury in pediatric patients

New study explores biomechanics of head injury in pediatric patients

Patients with allergy experience rising out-of-pocket costs for life-saving epinephrine auto-injectors

Patients with allergy experience rising out-of-pocket costs for life-saving epinephrine auto-injectors

CHLA receives NIH grant for biomedical research training to disadvantaged undergraduate students

CHLA receives NIH grant for biomedical research training to disadvantaged undergraduate students