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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.
Researchers report unusually high levels of herpesvirus in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease

Researchers report unusually high levels of herpesvirus in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease

Rutgers Cancer Institute educates childhood cancer survivors about late effects of treatment

Rutgers Cancer Institute educates childhood cancer survivors about late effects of treatment

Expert recommends ways to promote healthy sleep routines during summer

Expert recommends ways to promote healthy sleep routines during summer

UT Southwestern scientists identify gene mutation linked with perplexing brain condition

UT Southwestern scientists identify gene mutation linked with perplexing brain condition

WHO's classification of game addiction as mental health disorder may help people to seek treatment

WHO's classification of game addiction as mental health disorder may help people to seek treatment

Young cancer survivors need more support as they feel dissatisfied with their sexuality

Young cancer survivors need more support as they feel dissatisfied with their sexuality

Separating migrant children from parents at US border tantamount to child abuse

Separating migrant children from parents at US border tantamount to child abuse

New consensus paper serves as basis for uniform medical management of DSD

New consensus paper serves as basis for uniform medical management of DSD

New study finds increase in use of alternative medicines among children

New study finds increase in use of alternative medicines among children

Researchers examine risk factors for opioid dependence in patients undergoing surgery for DS

Researchers examine risk factors for opioid dependence in patients undergoing surgery for DS

Gaming disorder an official disease condition says WHO

Gaming disorder an official disease condition says WHO

Study finds more information about how gene linked to ASD affects the brain

Study finds more information about how gene linked to ASD affects the brain

Study unravels 'blood stem cell niche' puzzle

Study unravels 'blood stem cell niche' puzzle

Music therapy shows promise for improving lives of people with sickle cell disease

Music therapy shows promise for improving lives of people with sickle cell disease

Research shows programmed postnatal transition in newborn’s heart

Research shows programmed postnatal transition in newborn’s heart

Novel approach induces cell death via dual targeting of DNA repair mechanism

Novel approach induces cell death via dual targeting of DNA repair mechanism

Unlicensed young adults with ASD may have more difficulty in developing basic driving skills

Unlicensed young adults with ASD may have more difficulty in developing basic driving skills

Unique composition of mother's breastmilk may help reduce food sensitization in infants

Unique composition of mother's breastmilk may help reduce food sensitization in infants

Cureworks collaborative aims to accelerate development of immunotherapies for pediatric cancer

Cureworks collaborative aims to accelerate development of immunotherapies for pediatric cancer

US toddlers are consuming too much sugar finds study

US toddlers are consuming too much sugar finds study