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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.
In era of increased competition, hospitals fret over ratings

In era of increased competition, hospitals fret over ratings

Air pollution exposure before or after conception linked to increased risk of birth defects in children

Air pollution exposure before or after conception linked to increased risk of birth defects in children

Research shows that e-cigarettes serve as gateway to traditional smoking

Research shows that e-cigarettes serve as gateway to traditional smoking

Drug improves disease-free, overall survival after hematopoietic stem cell transplants

Drug improves disease-free, overall survival after hematopoietic stem cell transplants

Study shows safety, efficacy of cystic fibrosis drug in children between 1 to 2 years of age

Study shows safety, efficacy of cystic fibrosis drug in children between 1 to 2 years of age

Using digital devices before bed may contribute to sleep and nutrition problems in children

Using digital devices before bed may contribute to sleep and nutrition problems in children

Severely preterm children with HRV have lower airway obstruction linked to retractions, wheezing

Severely preterm children with HRV have lower airway obstruction linked to retractions, wheezing

Hospitals find asthma hot spots more profitable to neglect than fix

Hospitals find asthma hot spots more profitable to neglect than fix

Study uncovers genes that drive peanut allergy reactions

Study uncovers genes that drive peanut allergy reactions

Study finds altered blood flow in brains of preterm newborns

Study finds altered blood flow in brains of preterm newborns

Simple new tool may help physicians identify people at risk for Alzheimer disease

Simple new tool may help physicians identify people at risk for Alzheimer disease

Drug that stimulates neuron pruning promotes goal-directed behavior in mice

Drug that stimulates neuron pruning promotes goal-directed behavior in mice

Study focuses on improving pharmacokinetic properties of therapeutic aptamers

Study focuses on improving pharmacokinetic properties of therapeutic aptamers

HPV vaccine shows long-term safety and efficacy in protecting against most virulent strains

HPV vaccine shows long-term safety and efficacy in protecting against most virulent strains

Pediatric submersion score helps identify children at low risk for submersion-related injury

Pediatric submersion score helps identify children at low risk for submersion-related injury

Babies exposed to antibiotics during labor have delay in maturation of their gut bacteria

Babies exposed to antibiotics during labor have delay in maturation of their gut bacteria

Family risk for childhood asthma may involve microbes found in baby's digestive tract

Family risk for childhood asthma may involve microbes found in baby's digestive tract

Researchers identify key mechanism by which obesity causes type 2 diabetes

Researchers identify key mechanism by which obesity causes type 2 diabetes

DAWN study increases window for treatment of stroke patients

DAWN study increases window for treatment of stroke patients

CF patients in the U.S. show faster rate of improvement in lung function and nutrition

CF patients in the U.S. show faster rate of improvement in lung function and nutrition