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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.
UVA physician helps develop new CDC treatment recommendations for children with concussions

UVA physician helps develop new CDC treatment recommendations for children with concussions

Clinical recommendations regarding mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) released

Clinical recommendations regarding mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) released

Training pediatricians to better diagnose and treat epilepsy

Training pediatricians to better diagnose and treat epilepsy

Stanford researchers show how to prevent immune response to gene therapy in mouse model

Stanford researchers show how to prevent immune response to gene therapy in mouse model

Children experiencing homelessness for more than six months have high risk of poor health outcomes

Children experiencing homelessness for more than six months have high risk of poor health outcomes

Research group aims to offer more personalized treatments for pediatric cancers

Research group aims to offer more personalized treatments for pediatric cancers

Over past 20 years, the percentage of children with ADHD nearly doubles

Over past 20 years, the percentage of children with ADHD nearly doubles

Presence of new or worsened bedsores associated with lower quality outcomes for rehab patients

Presence of new or worsened bedsores associated with lower quality outcomes for rehab patients

Study raises possibility of detecting childhood bone cancers earlier

Study raises possibility of detecting childhood bone cancers earlier

Novel approach reveals metabolic vulnerabilities in kidney cancer

Novel approach reveals metabolic vulnerabilities in kidney cancer

Novel program offers new options for adult congenital heart patients

Novel program offers new options for adult congenital heart patients

Researchers enlist genes that control production of cellular energy stored in ATP molecules

Researchers enlist genes that control production of cellular energy stored in ATP molecules

MUSC and Siemens Healthineers join hands to advance quality of health care in South Carolina

MUSC and Siemens Healthineers join hands to advance quality of health care in South Carolina

UIC receives $7 million for developing programs to prevent adolescent depression

UIC receives $7 million for developing programs to prevent adolescent depression

Dust lead levels in homes of pregnant women can be lowered than previously deemed achievable

Dust lead levels in homes of pregnant women can be lowered than previously deemed achievable

The doctors want in: Democratic docs talk health care on the campaign trail

The doctors want in: Democratic docs talk health care on the campaign trail

Study: 1 in 12 children taking multiple medications at risk of drug-drug interactions

Study: 1 in 12 children taking multiple medications at risk of drug-drug interactions

Study finds traces of marijuana in breast milk up to six days after use

Study finds traces of marijuana in breast milk up to six days after use

Alternative method identified for delivering nusinersen to spinal muscular atrophy patients

Alternative method identified for delivering nusinersen to spinal muscular atrophy patients

Researchers uncover how RNA regulates genes during critical stage in embryonic brain development

Researchers uncover how RNA regulates genes during critical stage in embryonic brain development