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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.
Study explores link between weight loss and pre-surgical psychiatric disorders in obese youth

Study explores link between weight loss and pre-surgical psychiatric disorders in obese youth

Screening preemies for microRNA biomarkers may allow early intervention of cerebral palsy

Screening preemies for microRNA biomarkers may allow early intervention of cerebral palsy

International respiratory group calls for immediate ban on flavorings and marketing of e-cigarettes

International respiratory group calls for immediate ban on flavorings and marketing of e-cigarettes

Study: Cellular housekeeping can help mammals live longer and healthier

Study: Cellular housekeeping can help mammals live longer and healthier

Study provides guidance to determine the right treatment for Red Diaper Syndrome

Study provides guidance to determine the right treatment for Red Diaper Syndrome

New studies focus on vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy, for infants, children

New studies focus on vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy, for infants, children

California hospitals urge moms to favor breast milk over formula

California hospitals urge moms to favor breast milk over formula

Drinking recommended amount of milk could protect obese children against metabolic syndrome

Drinking recommended amount of milk could protect obese children against metabolic syndrome

New consensus statement outlines evidence-based medical opinion on abusive head trauma

New consensus statement outlines evidence-based medical opinion on abusive head trauma

BMC receives $13.5 million award to test methods for delivering childhood anxiety treatment

BMC receives $13.5 million award to test methods for delivering childhood anxiety treatment

Study defines molecular basis to explain connection between mother’s nutrition and infant growth

Study defines molecular basis to explain connection between mother’s nutrition and infant growth

Antioxidant-enriched multivitamin may decrease respiratory illnesses in CF patients, finds study

Antioxidant-enriched multivitamin may decrease respiratory illnesses in CF patients, finds study

FDA warns against using teething remedies for babies

FDA warns against using teething remedies for babies

CU research sheds light on liver disease caused by intravenous nutrition

CU research sheds light on liver disease caused by intravenous nutrition

Study identifies key food allergy policies that parents want in schools to improve safety of kids

Study identifies key food allergy policies that parents want in schools to improve safety of kids

Study reveals rate of vertebral and non-vertebral fractures in children with leukemia

Study reveals rate of vertebral and non-vertebral fractures in children with leukemia

Vitamin C consumption may reduce harm to baby's lungs due to smoking during pregnancy

Vitamin C consumption may reduce harm to baby's lungs due to smoking during pregnancy

Scientists reveal mechanisms that may help preterm infants extend nephron development window

Scientists reveal mechanisms that may help preterm infants extend nephron development window

Suicide rates twice as high among black children finds new study

Suicide rates twice as high among black children finds new study

Increase in local temperature correlates with higher degree of antibiotic resistance, finds study

Increase in local temperature correlates with higher degree of antibiotic resistance, finds study