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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 finds negligible link between excessive screen time and depression, delinquency among teenagers

Study finds negligible link between excessive screen time and depression, delinquency among teenagers

Unconscious exposure to phobic images effective in reducing fear, study finds

Unconscious exposure to phobic images effective in reducing fear, study finds

New study examines pediatric exposures to medications intended for pets

New study examines pediatric exposures to medications intended for pets

University of Miami Health System and VitalMD collaborate to focus on women's health and cancer care

University of Miami Health System and VitalMD collaborate to focus on women's health and cancer care

Maternal stress can affect growth of fetal muscles, study shows

Maternal stress can affect growth of fetal muscles, study shows

Preterm babies given monoclonal antibody appear less likely to develop recurrent wheeze

Preterm babies given monoclonal antibody appear less likely to develop recurrent wheeze

Cancer drug could promote regeneration of damaged heart muscle, research shows

Cancer drug could promote regeneration of damaged heart muscle, research shows

Study supports clinical utility of DNA-based prenatal blood test in all pregnant women

Study supports clinical utility of DNA-based prenatal blood test in all pregnant women

GIANT study uncovers new, rare DNA changes that affect human height

GIANT study uncovers new, rare DNA changes that affect human height

Majority of patients with pediatric ALL and parents over-report medication adherence, study shows

Majority of patients with pediatric ALL and parents over-report medication adherence, study shows

Research unravels molecular mechanisms of antisense oligonucleotides

Research unravels molecular mechanisms of antisense oligonucleotides

Researchers receive $2 million grant from PCORI to study effective treatment for children with KD

Researchers receive $2 million grant from PCORI to study effective treatment for children with KD

Researchers recommend using combination of strategies for early diagnosis of autism in children

Researchers recommend using combination of strategies for early diagnosis of autism in children

Frequent soccer ball heading could be common cause of concussion symptoms, study suggests

Frequent soccer ball heading could be common cause of concussion symptoms, study suggests

Study: Mediterranean diet can be linked to lower diagnosis of ADHD in children

Study: Mediterranean diet can be linked to lower diagnosis of ADHD in children

Experts update cystic fibrosis guidelines for better diagnosis and personalized treatment

Experts update cystic fibrosis guidelines for better diagnosis and personalized treatment

New review examines use of probiotics or prebiotics for prevention of atopic dermatitis

New review examines use of probiotics or prebiotics for prevention of atopic dermatitis

UF Health Cancer Network receives accreditation for high-quality, patient-centered care

UF Health Cancer Network receives accreditation for high-quality, patient-centered care

First stem cell study could lead to development of therapy to reduce inflammation caused by CF

First stem cell study could lead to development of therapy to reduce inflammation caused by CF

Mini-gut model provides clues to enterovirus infections in infants

Mini-gut model provides clues to enterovirus infections in infants