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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.
Computational analysis of open-access data points to new ways of using drugs

Computational analysis of open-access data points to new ways of using drugs

New program gives free legal help to families for health-related issues

New program gives free legal help to families for health-related issues

Researchers aim to examine respiratory effects of body weight in preteens

Researchers aim to examine respiratory effects of body weight in preteens

Kingston University London researcher develops first universal chart that sheds light on babies' tears

Kingston University London researcher develops first universal chart that sheds light on babies' tears

Novel therapy decreases incidence of bleeding by 87% in hemophilia A patients with inhibitors

Novel therapy decreases incidence of bleeding by 87% in hemophilia A patients with inhibitors

Novel vaccine approach appears to protect fetus from CMV infection, animal study shows

Novel vaccine approach appears to protect fetus from CMV infection, animal study shows

Late adolescent years found to be key period for gaining bone mineral

Late adolescent years found to be key period for gaining bone mineral

UC scientists develop new computerized tool to promote shared decision-making with CF patients

UC scientists develop new computerized tool to promote shared decision-making with CF patients

Report reveals differences in non-Hispanic black and white infant mortality rates in the US

Report reveals differences in non-Hispanic black and white infant mortality rates in the US

New research examines trends in infant mortality rates between non-Hispanic black and white babies

New research examines trends in infant mortality rates between non-Hispanic black and white babies

Study suggests link between concussion and increased risk of abnormal menstrual patterns

Study suggests link between concussion and increased risk of abnormal menstrual patterns

Prolonged breastfeeding linked to dental cavities in children

Prolonged breastfeeding linked to dental cavities in children

Food allergies linked to higher prevalence of childhood anxiety

Food allergies linked to higher prevalence of childhood anxiety

New antiviral drug candidate effective against broad range of coronaviruses

New antiviral drug candidate effective against broad range of coronaviruses

Engineers take closer look at mechanical and chemical attributes of heart defect

Engineers take closer look at mechanical and chemical attributes of heart defect

E-cigarette use linked to greater risk of subsequent cigarette smoking in youth

E-cigarette use linked to greater risk of subsequent cigarette smoking in youth

Community-wide intervention reduces obesity risk factors in preschoolers from low-income families

Community-wide intervention reduces obesity risk factors in preschoolers from low-income families

Study finds link between upper GI infections and protein implicated in Parkinson’s disease

Study finds link between upper GI infections and protein implicated in Parkinson’s disease

Studies show power of multi-level approaches to prevent childhood obesity in low-income communities

Studies show power of multi-level approaches to prevent childhood obesity in low-income communities

Four-food elimination diet can resolve symptoms of eosinophilic esophagitis in children

Four-food elimination diet can resolve symptoms of eosinophilic esophagitis in children