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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.
Another way for anti-vaxxers to skip shots for schoolkids: A doctor’s note

Another way for anti-vaxxers to skip shots for schoolkids: A doctor’s note

High levels of suPAR protein shown to be likely cause of kidney damage in children

High levels of suPAR protein shown to be likely cause of kidney damage in children

Treatment for viruses varies for children with different racial and ethnic backgrounds

Treatment for viruses varies for children with different racial and ethnic backgrounds

Study finds antibiotic overprescribing for white children treated in pediatric emergency departments

Study finds antibiotic overprescribing for white children treated in pediatric emergency departments

New approach to treating neonatal hypoxic ischemia improves outcomes in preclinical models

New approach to treating neonatal hypoxic ischemia improves outcomes in preclinical models

UChicago Medicine working with Novartis to offer breakthrough gene therapy for pediatric ALL patients

UChicago Medicine working with Novartis to offer breakthrough gene therapy for pediatric ALL patients

Gout patient hospitalizations: what’s causing the increase?

Gout patient hospitalizations: what’s causing the increase?

New study reveals economic implications of shift in school start times in the U.S.

New study reveals economic implications of shift in school start times in the U.S.

Novartis gets FDA approval for novel immunocellular therapy to treat relapsed or refractory B-cell ALL

Novartis gets FDA approval for novel immunocellular therapy to treat relapsed or refractory B-cell ALL

Scientists raise concerns about exposure to hazardous mineral fibers among off-road vehicle users

Scientists raise concerns about exposure to hazardous mineral fibers among off-road vehicle users

Study examines attainment of obesity prevention guidelines in preschool-age children

Study examines attainment of obesity prevention guidelines in preschool-age children

New app could lead to earlier detection of pancreatic cancer by snapping a smartphone selfie

New app could lead to earlier detection of pancreatic cancer by snapping a smartphone selfie

Medical care in California's NICUs influenced by infants' racial and ethnic identities

Medical care in California's NICUs influenced by infants' racial and ethnic identities

Influenza vaccination rates in children may decrease without option of nasal spray

Influenza vaccination rates in children may decrease without option of nasal spray

Scientists develop new system to identify and characterize regulatory DNA sequences

Scientists develop new system to identify and characterize regulatory DNA sequences

Incisionless surgery method can safely treat painful bone tumors, study shows

Incisionless surgery method can safely treat painful bone tumors, study shows

Discovery sheds new light on biological phenomenon in autoimmune disease

Discovery sheds new light on biological phenomenon in autoimmune disease

New strategy allows researchers to identify potential treatments for altered levels of MeCP2

New strategy allows researchers to identify potential treatments for altered levels of MeCP2

New guidelines offer recommendations to identify, treat high blood pressure in children and teens

New guidelines offer recommendations to identify, treat high blood pressure in children and teens

FDA evaluating prescription opioid medications approved to treat cough in children

FDA evaluating prescription opioid medications approved to treat cough in children