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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.
Caffeine therapy benefits developing brains of premature babies

Caffeine therapy benefits developing brains of premature babies

Findings may open up new ways to treat dwarfism and other ER-stress-related conditions

Findings may open up new ways to treat dwarfism and other ER-stress-related conditions

SLU researchers explore how fetal exposure to inflammation can alter immunity in newborns

SLU researchers explore how fetal exposure to inflammation can alter immunity in newborns

Drug repositioning strategy identifies potential new treatments for epilepsy

Drug repositioning strategy identifies potential new treatments for epilepsy

Study: Parents spend more time talking with kids about mechanics of using mobile devices

Study: Parents spend more time talking with kids about mechanics of using mobile devices

Vitamin C supplementation for pregnant smokers may reduce harm to infants’ lungs

Vitamin C supplementation for pregnant smokers may reduce harm to infants’ lungs

Slow-growing type of glioma may be vulnerable to immunotherapy, suggests study

Slow-growing type of glioma may be vulnerable to immunotherapy, suggests study

Scientists find answers to how cancer spreads

Scientists find answers to how cancer spreads

Researchers gain new insights into pediatric tumors

Researchers gain new insights into pediatric tumors

Reusable respirators can effectively protect health care workers from airborne contaminants

Reusable respirators can effectively protect health care workers from airborne contaminants

Researchers use new methods to optimize treatments for tuberculosis meningitis

Researchers use new methods to optimize treatments for tuberculosis meningitis

CEASE intervention enhances delivery of smoking cessation assistance for breastfeeding mothers

CEASE intervention enhances delivery of smoking cessation assistance for breastfeeding mothers

Researchers find reason for cholera outbreak in Yemen

Researchers find reason for cholera outbreak in Yemen

Physician-scientists present updated efficacy data on CAR T-cell gene immunotherapy

Physician-scientists present updated efficacy data on CAR T-cell gene immunotherapy

Clearer diagnosis of polio-like illness in young children

Clearer diagnosis of polio-like illness in young children

New study launched in Burkina Faso to test typhoid conjugate vaccine

New study launched in Burkina Faso to test typhoid conjugate vaccine

Scientists use genetically engineered immune cells to fight Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma cells

Scientists use genetically engineered immune cells to fight Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma cells

Researchers identify link between obese teens' sleep health and insulin sensitivity

Researchers identify link between obese teens' sleep health and insulin sensitivity

Genetic relic of the 'Black Death' may provide clues for treating fatal liver scarring

Genetic relic of the 'Black Death' may provide clues for treating fatal liver scarring

Mediterranean diet in pregnancy linked to lower risk of having children with accelerated growth

Mediterranean diet in pregnancy linked to lower risk of having children with accelerated growth