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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.
New clinical guideline for treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis published

New clinical guideline for treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis published

Johns Hopkins experts to present important topics at Architecture of High Value Health Care Conference

Johns Hopkins experts to present important topics at Architecture of High Value Health Care Conference

Non-coding enhancer DNA may be key for identifying genetic risk in neurological conditions

Non-coding enhancer DNA may be key for identifying genetic risk in neurological conditions

EHRs get 'F'rating for usability from health care professionals

EHRs get 'F'rating for usability from health care professionals

WPI researchers developing miniaturized device to measure baby's blood oxygen levels

WPI researchers developing miniaturized device to measure baby's blood oxygen levels

Added sugar in 60 percent of infant, toddler foods

Added sugar in 60 percent of infant, toddler foods

Study sheds light on how Zika virus causes microcephaly in newborns

Study sheds light on how Zika virus causes microcephaly in newborns

Study looks at trends in added sugars consumption by infants and toddlers

Study looks at trends in added sugars consumption by infants and toddlers

Parents want psychosocial support during their children's hospitalizations

Parents want psychosocial support during their children's hospitalizations

Timely identification of prenatal exposure to opioids, gabapentin could mean more appropriate care

Timely identification of prenatal exposure to opioids, gabapentin could mean more appropriate care

Colorado researchers find lower vaccination rates among pediatric transplant patients

Colorado researchers find lower vaccination rates among pediatric transplant patients

Children's National receives new funding to strengthen global polycystic kidney disease initiative

Children's National receives new funding to strengthen global polycystic kidney disease initiative

Study uncovers risk factors associated with postpartum opioid overdose

Study uncovers risk factors associated with postpartum opioid overdose

Early screen exposure associated with elevated sleep disruption, EBD in children with NDDs

Early screen exposure associated with elevated sleep disruption, EBD in children with NDDs

Researchers develop unique model to predict risk of septic shock in children

Researchers develop unique model to predict risk of septic shock in children

Experts urge all asthma patients to have a plan for an asthma attack

Experts urge all asthma patients to have a plan for an asthma attack

New study sounds a note of caution in using probiotics in ICU

New study sounds a note of caution in using probiotics in ICU

Pervasive gender imbalance remains in pediatric medicine

Pervasive gender imbalance remains in pediatric medicine

New textbook on mysterious and deadly cytokine storm syndrome

New textbook on mysterious and deadly cytokine storm syndrome

Optimal therapy for Down syndrome arthropathy remains unclear, reveals study

Optimal therapy for Down syndrome arthropathy remains unclear, reveals study