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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.
New screening tool more likely to identify sexual and labor exploitation of youth

New screening tool more likely to identify sexual and labor exploitation of youth

Unique gene therapy approach paves new way to tackle rare, inherited diseases

Unique gene therapy approach paves new way to tackle rare, inherited diseases

Greater primary care physician supply associated with longer life spans

Greater primary care physician supply associated with longer life spans

New protocol can help identify febrile infants at low risk for serious bacterial infections

New protocol can help identify febrile infants at low risk for serious bacterial infections

New protocol could help physicians to rule out bacterial infections in infants

New protocol could help physicians to rule out bacterial infections in infants

Self-reported sleep duration is a useful tool to measure sleep in children, study suggests

Self-reported sleep duration is a useful tool to measure sleep in children, study suggests

Study shows blindfolds could improve doctors’ leadership in pediatric resuscitation

Study shows blindfolds could improve doctors’ leadership in pediatric resuscitation

Researchers develop new method to customize and reduce drug interaction alerts

Researchers develop new method to customize and reduce drug interaction alerts

Breast pumps could be transmitting asthma-causing bacteria in babies, finds study

Breast pumps could be transmitting asthma-causing bacteria in babies, finds study

Mental health issues affecting one in seven kids in the U.S

Mental health issues affecting one in seven kids in the U.S

New bioengineered device enhances the production of T-cells

New bioengineered device enhances the production of T-cells

Antibody-based treatment could improve cure rate for blood and immune disorders

Antibody-based treatment could improve cure rate for blood and immune disorders

UMN researchers develop new way to study cancer cells in a 3D in vitro model

UMN researchers develop new way to study cancer cells in a 3D in vitro model

Disruptive behavioral problems in kindergarten linked with lower employment earnings in adulthood

Disruptive behavioral problems in kindergarten linked with lower employment earnings in adulthood

LGBTQ youths are more likely to suffer negative outcomes in child welfare system

LGBTQ youths are more likely to suffer negative outcomes in child welfare system

Researchers find anti-microRNAs as potential new therapeutic target for type 2 diabetes

Researchers find anti-microRNAs as potential new therapeutic target for type 2 diabetes

Study finds high rates of weight-based bullying among LBGTQ teens

Study finds high rates of weight-based bullying among LBGTQ teens

Researcher studies how sickle cell disease affects blood flow and oxygen delivery

Researcher studies how sickle cell disease affects blood flow and oxygen delivery

New software created to encourage physician-family conversations about epilepsy

New software created to encourage physician-family conversations about epilepsy

Largest description of ST3GAL5 deficiency combined using data from 104 individuals

Largest description of ST3GAL5 deficiency combined using data from 104 individuals