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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.
New therapy improves survival rate to 99% in preemies with chronic lung condition

New therapy improves survival rate to 99% in preemies with chronic lung condition

Paradoxical outcomes for infants exposed to Zika in utero

Paradoxical outcomes for infants exposed to Zika in utero

Primary DENV or ZIKV infection has no effect on course of secondary infection in macaques

Primary DENV or ZIKV infection has no effect on course of secondary infection in macaques

New study launched to evaluate experimental treatment for food allergy

New study launched to evaluate experimental treatment for food allergy

Combination of vaccine and medicated cream can reduce recurrence of genital herpes

Combination of vaccine and medicated cream can reduce recurrence of genital herpes

International collaborative pinpoints key areas to catalyze nutrition-based cancer prevention

International collaborative pinpoints key areas to catalyze nutrition-based cancer prevention

Genetic and environmental factors play major roles in the onset of vitiligo

Genetic and environmental factors play major roles in the onset of vitiligo

Speech discrimination begins in the womb

Speech discrimination begins in the womb

Rutgers Health treats children with multiple sclerosis at the dedicated pediatric MS program

Rutgers Health treats children with multiple sclerosis at the dedicated pediatric MS program

Current challenges and next steps to combat acute respiratory distress syndrome in children

Current challenges and next steps to combat acute respiratory distress syndrome in children

Physicians more likely to recommend antihistamines for respiratory infections in children

Physicians more likely to recommend antihistamines for respiratory infections in children

Asthma drug can inhibit changes in early stages of diabetic retinopathy

Asthma drug can inhibit changes in early stages of diabetic retinopathy

Pioneering study uses personalized trials to identify preferred therapy for hypertension in children

Pioneering study uses personalized trials to identify preferred therapy for hypertension in children

Researchers explore stem cells for answers to how fragile X syndrome develops

Researchers explore stem cells for answers to how fragile X syndrome develops

NIH contract awarded to UAB for acute flaccid myelitis natural history study

NIH contract awarded to UAB for acute flaccid myelitis natural history study

Exosomes can restore health to brain cells affected by developmental disease

Exosomes can restore health to brain cells affected by developmental disease

Researchers identify genes linked to death from sepsis in mice

Researchers identify genes linked to death from sepsis in mice

Study examines role of plastic exposure in irregular heart rhythms, arrhythmias

Study examines role of plastic exposure in irregular heart rhythms, arrhythmias

IAS 2019 conference provides in-depth insights on global HIV crisis

IAS 2019 conference provides in-depth insights on global HIV crisis

Study provides 'strongest evidence' yet for autism being a genetic condition

Study provides 'strongest evidence' yet for autism being a genetic condition