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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.
Babies born to mothers who were prescribed antibiotics tend to get more infections

Babies born to mothers who were prescribed antibiotics tend to get more infections

Parental enrollment in Medicaid may have health benefits for children

Parental enrollment in Medicaid may have health benefits for children

Historic study involving Simmons Cancer Center shows effectiveness of CAR-T therapy

Historic study involving Simmons Cancer Center shows effectiveness of CAR-T therapy

Indigenous people suffer higher rates of transportation-related injuries in B.C.

Indigenous people suffer higher rates of transportation-related injuries in B.C.

Physicians use pyridostigmine to reverse pediatric complications from botulinum toxin therapy

Physicians use pyridostigmine to reverse pediatric complications from botulinum toxin therapy

Poor sleep quality may affect children’s weight and eating habits

Poor sleep quality may affect children’s weight and eating habits

Biotechnology startup receives FDA clearance for synthetic bone graft substitute

Biotechnology startup receives FDA clearance for synthetic bone graft substitute

Repurposed drug effectively protects against Zika virus in mouse models

Repurposed drug effectively protects against Zika virus in mouse models

Researchers uncover molecular roots of genetic lung disease

Researchers uncover molecular roots of genetic lung disease

New report takes comprehensive look at health effects of e-cigarettes

New report takes comprehensive look at health effects of e-cigarettes

Early substance use found to be highly prevalent among children with ADHD

Early substance use found to be highly prevalent among children with ADHD

Housing instability increases risk of poor health outcomes and material hardships

Housing instability increases risk of poor health outcomes and material hardships

Infants born in withdrawal due to opioid exposure in utero show abnormalities

Infants born in withdrawal due to opioid exposure in utero show abnormalities

Rise in infants with physical abnormalities is linked to opioid exposure during pregnancy, finds study

Rise in infants with physical abnormalities is linked to opioid exposure during pregnancy, finds study

Study offers way to predict onset of lung disease in children with cystic fibrosis

Study offers way to predict onset of lung disease in children with cystic fibrosis

Enzyme discovery provides new horizon of therapeutic opportunities across disease spectrum

Enzyme discovery provides new horizon of therapeutic opportunities across disease spectrum

CBT is cost-effective treatment in primary care setting, Kaiser Permanente study finds

CBT is cost-effective treatment in primary care setting, Kaiser Permanente study finds

Findings reveal conventional cancer therapy as double-edged sword

Findings reveal conventional cancer therapy as double-edged sword

Montefiore provides specialized medical care to parents of adopted children

Montefiore provides specialized medical care to parents of adopted children

Alternative tobacco use by adolescents associated with greater odds of future cigarette smoking

Alternative tobacco use by adolescents associated with greater odds of future cigarette smoking