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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 microscope reveals how cells behave in 3D and real time inside living organisms

New microscope reveals how cells behave in 3D and real time inside living organisms

UT Southwestern researchers identify 170 potential therapeutic targets for lung cancer

UT Southwestern researchers identify 170 potential therapeutic targets for lung cancer

Rare variants in non-coding DNA inherited from parents heighten autism risk

Rare variants in non-coding DNA inherited from parents heighten autism risk

Sensirion to present single-use liquid flow sensor at COMPAMED 2017

Sensirion to present single-use liquid flow sensor at COMPAMED 2017

Low-cost deworming drug improves female farmers' physical fitness

Low-cost deworming drug improves female farmers' physical fitness

Study proposes new mechanism that may contribute to gender differences in weight control

Study proposes new mechanism that may contribute to gender differences in weight control

New SIDS Info app seeks to reduce infant sleep-related deaths

New SIDS Info app seeks to reduce infant sleep-related deaths

Study finds muscle complications among active young adults with Type 1 diabetes

Study finds muscle complications among active young adults with Type 1 diabetes

Mother's depression can negatively affect child's cognitive development

Mother's depression can negatively affect child's cognitive development

Every parent needs to know fundamental red flags for autism

Every parent needs to know fundamental red flags for autism

Engineered immune cells clear deadly pediatric brain tumor in mice

Engineered immune cells clear deadly pediatric brain tumor in mice

Study reveals unexpected mechanism that induces thirst after alcohol or sugar exposure

Study reveals unexpected mechanism that induces thirst after alcohol or sugar exposure

Researcher explores how children develop immunity to malaria as they grow older

Researcher explores how children develop immunity to malaria as they grow older

Make room for babies: After giving birth, Duckworth presses Senate to bend rules

Make room for babies: After giving birth, Duckworth presses Senate to bend rules

New study highlights lack of vegetable choices in infant and toddler food

New study highlights lack of vegetable choices in infant and toddler food

Delaying school start times improves students' sleep and well-being

Delaying school start times improves students' sleep and well-being

Early life epilepsies should be treated with urgency as childhood cancers

Early life epilepsies should be treated with urgency as childhood cancers

The effects of obesity can be seen in children as young as eight

The effects of obesity can be seen in children as young as eight

Obesity may have negative impact on liver health in children as young as 8 years old

Obesity may have negative impact on liver health in children as young as 8 years old

Caffeine may help neonates at increased risk of acute kidney injury

Caffeine may help neonates at increased risk of acute kidney injury