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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.
Anesthesiologists call for more research into pediatric deaths caused by dental anesthesia

Anesthesiologists call for more research into pediatric deaths caused by dental anesthesia

New gene therapy trial for X-linked myotubular myopathy offers hope to children

New gene therapy trial for X-linked myotubular myopathy offers hope to children

Exposure to BPA during pregnancy may lead to long-lasting health problems in offspring

Exposure to BPA during pregnancy may lead to long-lasting health problems in offspring

Adipocytes may reduce effectiveness of chemotherapeutic drug

Adipocytes may reduce effectiveness of chemotherapeutic drug

Experts call for routine screening of babies across Europe for heart defects

Experts call for routine screening of babies across Europe for heart defects

Study examines use of virtual reality to manage pain at pediatric hospital

Study examines use of virtual reality to manage pain at pediatric hospital

Interactive website positively influences parents to vaccinate their children

Interactive website positively influences parents to vaccinate their children

Researchers receive $2 million NIH grant to find if face masks protect against air pollution

Researchers receive $2 million NIH grant to find if face masks protect against air pollution

Malaria detection using breath analyzers

Malaria detection using breath analyzers

Drug can safely and effectively help infants with SMA gain muscle function, study shows

Drug can safely and effectively help infants with SMA gain muscle function, study shows

Scientists identify eight new genes involved in epileptic encephalopathy

Scientists identify eight new genes involved in epileptic encephalopathy

The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital earns validation as leader in cardiology care

The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital earns validation as leader in cardiology care

Removing electronic media from child or teen's bedroom can improve sleep

Removing electronic media from child or teen's bedroom can improve sleep

Children, adolescents mainly vulnerable to sleep-disrupting effects of screen time

Children, adolescents mainly vulnerable to sleep-disrupting effects of screen time

Low oxygen, not blood flow, may contribute to major disturbances in the brain of preterm infants

Low oxygen, not blood flow, may contribute to major disturbances in the brain of preterm infants

Targeting blood-clotting protein may help treat multiple sclerosis and other diseases

Targeting blood-clotting protein may help treat multiple sclerosis and other diseases

Combination therapy with azithromycin found to be unnecessary in most children with pneumonia

Combination therapy with azithromycin found to be unnecessary in most children with pneumonia

Study: Most adults believe today’s children are not healthier than kids of their own generation

Study: Most adults believe today’s children are not healthier than kids of their own generation

The Obesity Society position statement focuses on breastfeeding and obesity

The Obesity Society position statement focuses on breastfeeding and obesity

Continued Paracetamol exposure during pregnancy linked to ADHD in offspring

Continued Paracetamol exposure during pregnancy linked to ADHD in offspring