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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 insights on why healthy children die from flu

Study provides new insights on why healthy children die from flu

Phonak expands its latest-generation Belong platform with Phonak Naída B, Phonak Sky B hearing aids

Phonak expands its latest-generation Belong platform with Phonak Naída B, Phonak Sky B hearing aids

Biomedical engineers grow living windpipe structures from self-assembled modules

Biomedical engineers grow living windpipe structures from self-assembled modules

Report identifies potentially modifiable factors that may contribute to persistent risk of SUID

Report identifies potentially modifiable factors that may contribute to persistent risk of SUID

Kids under two at greater risk of flu related death

Kids under two at greater risk of flu related death

Excessive screen exposure at age 2 can translate into less healthy lifestyle habits in adolescence

Excessive screen exposure at age 2 can translate into less healthy lifestyle habits in adolescence

Study: Most children with sickle cell anemia not getting daily antibiotics to reduce the risk

Study: Most children with sickle cell anemia not getting daily antibiotics to reduce the risk

Study shows safety, accuracy of implanted continuous glucose sensor in diabetes patients

Study shows safety, accuracy of implanted continuous glucose sensor in diabetes patients

Before-school physical activity program leads to improvement in body weight, wellness of children

Before-school physical activity program leads to improvement in body weight, wellness of children

Polyploid cells can protect the liver against cancer formation, study shows

Polyploid cells can protect the liver against cancer formation, study shows

People who survive childhood heart defects may be at elevated risk of developing dementia

People who survive childhood heart defects may be at elevated risk of developing dementia

Outcomes have improved for alternatives to whole liver transplants in children, study finds

Outcomes have improved for alternatives to whole liver transplants in children, study finds

Biomedical engineers develop miniature self-sealing wound model

Biomedical engineers develop miniature self-sealing wound model

Special protein improves survival and lung function of mice with influenza, study shows

Special protein improves survival and lung function of mice with influenza, study shows

Study accurately estimates prevalence of FASD in the United States

Study accurately estimates prevalence of FASD in the United States

Preterm born children less accepted by their peers in early childhood, research finds

Preterm born children less accepted by their peers in early childhood, research finds

New Braden QD Scale can now better predict pediatric patients at risk for pressure injuries

New Braden QD Scale can now better predict pediatric patients at risk for pressure injuries

Babies born to mothers who were prescribed antibiotics tend to get more infections

Babies born to mothers who were prescribed antibiotics tend to get more infections

Parental enrollment in Medicaid may have health benefits for children

Parental enrollment in Medicaid may have health benefits for children

Historic study involving Simmons Cancer Center shows effectiveness of CAR-T therapy

Historic study involving Simmons Cancer Center shows effectiveness of CAR-T therapy