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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.
Three factors that contribute to physician burnout

Three factors that contribute to physician burnout

Researchers develop a set of health outcome measures for children with complex medical situations

Researchers develop a set of health outcome measures for children with complex medical situations

OUHSC gets $20 million grant to advance research and patient care for Oklahomans

OUHSC gets $20 million grant to advance research and patient care for Oklahomans

Novel finger-prick test can help prevent toxoplasmosis

Novel finger-prick test can help prevent toxoplasmosis

FDA expands approval of Vertex' cystic fibrosis medicine to treat children aged 12 to <24 months

FDA expands approval of Vertex' cystic fibrosis medicine to treat children aged 12 to <24 months

Report discusses whether all newborns should undergo genetic sequencing

Report discusses whether all newborns should undergo genetic sequencing

Study provides new insight into how 'trash bag of the cell' traps and seals off waste

Study provides new insight into how 'trash bag of the cell' traps and seals off waste

Prams may expose babies and toddlers to more air pollution finds study

Prams may expose babies and toddlers to more air pollution finds study

New study focuses on promise of gene therapy for Amish nemaline myopathy

New study focuses on promise of gene therapy for Amish nemaline myopathy

University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center launches new CAR-T therapy trial

University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center launches new CAR-T therapy trial

One out of two children not getting enough nutrients needed for their health

One out of two children not getting enough nutrients needed for their health

Grip strength of children predicts future cardiometabolic health

Grip strength of children predicts future cardiometabolic health

Incidence of coronary artery compression in children may be more common than previously thought

Incidence of coronary artery compression in children may be more common than previously thought

Prenatal Tdap vaccination not linked with increased risk of autism in children, study shows

Prenatal Tdap vaccination not linked with increased risk of autism in children, study shows

Responsive parenting intervention promotes healthy weight in young children

Responsive parenting intervention promotes healthy weight in young children

Scientists identify drug that could reverse pulmonary arterial hypertension

Scientists identify drug that could reverse pulmonary arterial hypertension

Beat Childhood Cancer consortium's clinical trial offers new hope to children in Canada

Beat Childhood Cancer consortium's clinical trial offers new hope to children in Canada

Mandatory vaccinations for children stopped in Italy

Mandatory vaccinations for children stopped in Italy

Study: Indian-Americans have lowest rate of sudden unexpected infant deaths

Study: Indian-Americans have lowest rate of sudden unexpected infant deaths

LSU Health research may lead to a change in worldwide obesity prevention strategy

LSU Health research may lead to a change in worldwide obesity prevention strategy