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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.
Vitamin D in pregnancy reduces risk of enamel defects in offspring

Vitamin D in pregnancy reduces risk of enamel defects in offspring

Increased youth suicide rates found in high poverty communities

Increased youth suicide rates found in high poverty communities

Climate change inflicts catastrophic effects on children’s health

Climate change inflicts catastrophic effects on children’s health

Mount Sinai surgeons perform first-ever spinal tethering surgery in New York City

Mount Sinai surgeons perform first-ever spinal tethering surgery in New York City

Puberty blockers reduce suicidal ideations among transgender teens

Puberty blockers reduce suicidal ideations among transgender teens

First glioblastoma patient treated with genetically modified poliovirus at UH

First glioblastoma patient treated with genetically modified poliovirus at UH

Something far deadlier than the Wuhan virus lurks near you

Something far deadlier than the Wuhan virus lurks near you

Study: Benefits of fetal surgery to repair spina bifida continue through school age

Study: Benefits of fetal surgery to repair spina bifida continue through school age

Implementation of combined pediatric observation unit improves patient outcomes, satisfaction

Implementation of combined pediatric observation unit improves patient outcomes, satisfaction

Fetal surgery for spina bifida makes a huge difference 10 years later

Fetal surgery for spina bifida makes a huge difference 10 years later

Many youth found to be living with undiagnosed Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Many youth found to be living with undiagnosed Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Having children and breastfeeding lowers risk of premature menopause

Having children and breastfeeding lowers risk of premature menopause

Scientists reverse HIV latency, take major scientific step toward curative therapies

Scientists reverse HIV latency, take major scientific step toward curative therapies

Johns Hopkins researchers warn of new infectious diseases and death due to global warming

Johns Hopkins researchers warn of new infectious diseases and death due to global warming

Study sheds light on mechanisms that underlie a rare genetic condition

Study sheds light on mechanisms that underlie a rare genetic condition

Research paves the way to improved treatment for complex blood disorders

Research paves the way to improved treatment for complex blood disorders

Study: A majority of US physicians receive marketing payments for stimulant medications

Study: A majority of US physicians receive marketing payments for stimulant medications

Vitamin C-B1-steroid combo associated with lower mortality in children with septic shock

Vitamin C-B1-steroid combo associated with lower mortality in children with septic shock

'Innovative Research Award' helps CU scientists to explore BRAF inhibition resistance in brain cancer

'Innovative Research Award' helps CU scientists to explore BRAF inhibition resistance in brain cancer

Fewer children visiting pediatricians in the US

Fewer children visiting pediatricians in the US