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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 reveals impact of Juul use on teenagers and young adults

Study reveals impact of Juul use on teenagers and young adults

Scientists receive $5.1 million grant to develop stem cell-based therapy for blinding retinal conditions

Scientists receive $5.1 million grant to develop stem cell-based therapy for blinding retinal conditions

Study: Children with autism are more likely to be overweight, obese

Study: Children with autism are more likely to be overweight, obese

Experts warn about use of cardboard baby cribs

Experts warn about use of cardboard baby cribs

Extension trial assesses benefit of switching from flash monitoring to RT-CGM for hypoglycemia

Extension trial assesses benefit of switching from flash monitoring to RT-CGM for hypoglycemia

Researchers develop two-pronged approach for targeting Ebola virus

Researchers develop two-pronged approach for targeting Ebola virus

New 'gag rule' may adversely impact health care of pregnant women

New 'gag rule' may adversely impact health care of pregnant women

Researchers identify strategies to help teens with type 1 diabetes protect their hearts

Researchers identify strategies to help teens with type 1 diabetes protect their hearts

Ritual for orthodox Jewish men may offer cardiovascular health benefits, study suggests

Ritual for orthodox Jewish men may offer cardiovascular health benefits, study suggests

Growth of early brain circuits may help predict child's intelligence and emotional health

Growth of early brain circuits may help predict child's intelligence and emotional health

Study links scoliosis to essential dietary mineral

Study links scoliosis to essential dietary mineral

Prenatal inflammation may explain why some infants are more prone to neonatal sepsis

Prenatal inflammation may explain why some infants are more prone to neonatal sepsis

The feds’ termination of a tiny contract inflames bitter fight over fetal tissue

The feds’ termination of a tiny contract inflames bitter fight over fetal tissue

Leadiant Biosciences announces FDA approval of Revcovi for treating pediatric, adult ADA-SCID patients

Leadiant Biosciences announces FDA approval of Revcovi for treating pediatric, adult ADA-SCID patients

Studies needed on effects of cannabis use on physical health of children

Studies needed on effects of cannabis use on physical health of children

ACMG’s NICHD contract extended for Newborn Screening Translational Research Network

ACMG’s NICHD contract extended for Newborn Screening Translational Research Network

Despite gender bias, more women are applying for CHEST Fellowship

Despite gender bias, more women are applying for CHEST Fellowship

Expert proposes new model to generate automated updates of genetic test results

Expert proposes new model to generate automated updates of genetic test results

Previously unknown genetic causes of mitochondrial diseases identified

Previously unknown genetic causes of mitochondrial diseases identified

Researchers insert just enough human DNA into mice to study preterm birth

Researchers insert just enough human DNA into mice to study preterm birth