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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 provides new pathway for controlling inflammation

Study provides new pathway for controlling inflammation

Researchers develop and validate scale for rating severity of mononucleosis

Researchers develop and validate scale for rating severity of mononucleosis

Does it make sense to delay children’s vaccines?

Does it make sense to delay children’s vaccines?

Blood test and mathematical model can estimate preterm birth rate in low-resource countries

Blood test and mathematical model can estimate preterm birth rate in low-resource countries

Study brings clarity about milk intake for children with Duarte galactosemia

Study brings clarity about milk intake for children with Duarte galactosemia

BU medical students receive award for study on eliminating transportation barriers for patients

BU medical students receive award for study on eliminating transportation barriers for patients

Routine cardiovascular screenings identify diabetes, high cholesterol in middle school kids

Routine cardiovascular screenings identify diabetes, high cholesterol in middle school kids

A novel approach for treating inflammatory arthritis

A novel approach for treating inflammatory arthritis

Scientists find highly promising therapeutic target for leukemia

Scientists find highly promising therapeutic target for leukemia

Vast majority of children with autism have difficulties that require therapeutic, educational support

Vast majority of children with autism have difficulties that require therapeutic, educational support

Gene behind mitochondrial disease has more varied effects than previously thought

Gene behind mitochondrial disease has more varied effects than previously thought

Smoking during pregnancy increases SUID risk

Smoking during pregnancy increases SUID risk

Researchers identify novel regulatory factor in bone formation

Researchers identify novel regulatory factor in bone formation

UMSOM study reveals progress, challenges in introducing typhoid conjugate vaccine in Africa and Asia

UMSOM study reveals progress, challenges in introducing typhoid conjugate vaccine in Africa and Asia

Johns Hopkins researchers to present latest findings on TB and HIV at CROI 2019

Johns Hopkins researchers to present latest findings on TB and HIV at CROI 2019

Multipotent stromal cells of diabetic patients have diminished antibacterial activity, study reveals

Multipotent stromal cells of diabetic patients have diminished antibacterial activity, study reveals

Researchers identify first genetic defect linked to biliary atresia

Researchers identify first genetic defect linked to biliary atresia

Research opens door to promising new treatment strategy for deadly brain tumor in children

Research opens door to promising new treatment strategy for deadly brain tumor in children

Virtual support for managing stress works just as well as social support from a real person

Virtual support for managing stress works just as well as social support from a real person

Social media has negative influence on children's food intake, shows study

Social media has negative influence on children's food intake, shows study