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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.
Molecular switches may control lifespan and healthspan separately, genetic discovery suggests

Molecular switches may control lifespan and healthspan separately, genetic discovery suggests

Four young scientists receives Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award

Four young scientists receives Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award

Guidelines to help children develop healthy habits early in life

Guidelines to help children develop healthy habits early in life

Social media use and television viewing linked to rise in adolescent depressive symptoms

Social media use and television viewing linked to rise in adolescent depressive symptoms

Fungal infection study identifies specific genetic vulnerability among Hmong people

Fungal infection study identifies specific genetic vulnerability among Hmong people

Video games may help teens manage emotions

Video games may help teens manage emotions

Orlando Health ORMC offers new lung valve treatment for patients with severe emphysema

Orlando Health ORMC offers new lung valve treatment for patients with severe emphysema

Ten-fold rise in tongue-tie surgery for newborns 'without any real strong data'

Ten-fold rise in tongue-tie surgery for newborns 'without any real strong data'

New network for children and youth with special health care needs seeks to improve systems of care

New network for children and youth with special health care needs seeks to improve systems of care

Research questions whether tongue-tie surgery to improve breastfeeding is needed

Research questions whether tongue-tie surgery to improve breastfeeding is needed

New drug for acute migraine shows promising results in a large-scale trial

New drug for acute migraine shows promising results in a large-scale trial

Chaos in the house and asthma in children – the connection

Chaos in the house and asthma in children – the connection

New anti-obesity drug trial set to launch at Alberta Diabetes Institute

New anti-obesity drug trial set to launch at Alberta Diabetes Institute

AADE's comprehensive guidance on care of children, young adults with diabetes released

AADE's comprehensive guidance on care of children, young adults with diabetes released

American medical students less likely to choose to become primary care doctors

American medical students less likely to choose to become primary care doctors

New statement lays down recommendations to combat fall in vaccination rates

New statement lays down recommendations to combat fall in vaccination rates

State broadens investigation of doctors for issuing questionable vaccination exemptions

State broadens investigation of doctors for issuing questionable vaccination exemptions

Federal nutrition program improves health of pregnant women and children

Federal nutrition program improves health of pregnant women and children

Study shows how cannabis could be effective for both pain relief and insomnia

Study shows how cannabis could be effective for both pain relief and insomnia

Standard tests may not detect low-level case of TB in some people

Standard tests may not detect low-level case of TB in some people