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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.
Large study links rare DNA alterations to type 2 diabetes

Large study links rare DNA alterations to type 2 diabetes

Study: Only half of U.S. children and adolescents have ideal cholesterol levels

Study: Only half of U.S. children and adolescents have ideal cholesterol levels

A smart system helps children with autism improve socialization skills

A smart system helps children with autism improve socialization skills

New study explores link between traffic-related air pollution and childhood anxiety

New study explores link between traffic-related air pollution and childhood anxiety

Mindfulness may reduce depression symptoms for mothers with opioid use disorder

Mindfulness may reduce depression symptoms for mothers with opioid use disorder

Teen drivers with ADHD more likely to crash and get traffic violations for risky driving

Teen drivers with ADHD more likely to crash and get traffic violations for risky driving

BMC develops EHR-based screener to address patients' unmet social needs

BMC develops EHR-based screener to address patients' unmet social needs

CHLA researcher receives $3.7 million NIH grant to study development of neural circuits

CHLA researcher receives $3.7 million NIH grant to study development of neural circuits

New app helps improve the lives of children with asthma

New app helps improve the lives of children with asthma

Babies exposed to opioids prenatally react more strongly to pain

Babies exposed to opioids prenatally react more strongly to pain

Autism may be accurately diagnosed as early as 14 months of age

Autism may be accurately diagnosed as early as 14 months of age

Type 1 diabetes symptoms are not recognized early enough among children in Quebec

Type 1 diabetes symptoms are not recognized early enough among children in Quebec

TV use by young children affects quality and duration of sleep

TV use by young children affects quality and duration of sleep

Political discourse about laws involving marginalized groups can increase bullying among students

Political discourse about laws involving marginalized groups can increase bullying among students

New program focuses on preventing alcohol, e-cigarette use by children

New program focuses on preventing alcohol, e-cigarette use by children

'Eye-in-a-dish' model reveals genetic variants that may contribute to AMD

'Eye-in-a-dish' model reveals genetic variants that may contribute to AMD

First milk expression within 8 hours related to lactation success for very low-birth-weight infants

First milk expression within 8 hours related to lactation success for very low-birth-weight infants

UNC and partners receive NIH funding to identify chlamydia vaccine

UNC and partners receive NIH funding to identify chlamydia vaccine

More than a quarter of new moms overlook postpartum care after giving birth, finds survey

More than a quarter of new moms overlook postpartum care after giving birth, finds survey

Novel bioinformatics tool improves gene identification

Novel bioinformatics tool improves gene identification