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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.
UMSOM receives landmark contract from NIAID for influenza research

UMSOM receives landmark contract from NIAID for influenza research

Chicago adults identify top 10 health problems for children and adolescents in the city

Chicago adults identify top 10 health problems for children and adolescents in the city

Texas leads in worksite lactation support initiatives, research shows

Texas leads in worksite lactation support initiatives, research shows

Sleep studies may be an unreliable predictor for treatment of children with sleep apnea

Sleep studies may be an unreliable predictor for treatment of children with sleep apnea

New study accounts for folic acid fortification in Mexican staple foods

New study accounts for folic acid fortification in Mexican staple foods

Obesity stigma and yo-yo dieting, not BMI, are behind chronic health conditions, dietitian claims

Obesity stigma and yo-yo dieting, not BMI, are behind chronic health conditions, dietitian claims

Researchers discover link between alcohol-producing gut bacteria and NAFLD

Researchers discover link between alcohol-producing gut bacteria and NAFLD

Study: Teen girls who stay up late are more likely to gain weight

Study: Teen girls who stay up late are more likely to gain weight

Study: Most U.S. adults are unaware that HPV causes anal, penile, and oral cancers

Study: Most U.S. adults are unaware that HPV causes anal, penile, and oral cancers

Physicians' delivery practices must improve to boost HPV vaccine rates, study shows

Physicians' delivery practices must improve to boost HPV vaccine rates, study shows

Study finds rise in off-label medication orders for children

Study finds rise in off-label medication orders for children

Adult social support linked to less violence among teen boys in urban neighborhoods

Adult social support linked to less violence among teen boys in urban neighborhoods

Long acting reversible contraceptives placed on same day could cut costs

Long acting reversible contraceptives placed on same day could cut costs

'Time-outs' not linked to harmful effects in children

'Time-outs' not linked to harmful effects in children

Researchers publish microbial profile to support growing field of gut research

Researchers publish microbial profile to support growing field of gut research

Study identifies inhibitor that protects cells from toxic DUX4 effects

Study identifies inhibitor that protects cells from toxic DUX4 effects

Nanocapsules packed with gene-editing tools could be promising platform for many gene therapies

Nanocapsules packed with gene-editing tools could be promising platform for many gene therapies

Early antibiotic exposure causes long-lasting collateral damage in premature babies

Early antibiotic exposure causes long-lasting collateral damage in premature babies

First potential biomarker identified for postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

First potential biomarker identified for postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

VUMC partners with Batavia to move promising Zika antibody therapy closer to the clinic

VUMC partners with Batavia to move promising Zika antibody therapy closer to the clinic