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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.
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

CU Anschutz researchers identify new immunodeficiency disease

CU Anschutz researchers identify new immunodeficiency disease

Low oxygen levels harm specific cells in the developing brain

Low oxygen levels harm specific cells in the developing brain

U.S. FDA clears Lapiplasty 3D Bunion Correction System for treating pediatric patients

U.S. FDA clears Lapiplasty 3D Bunion Correction System for treating pediatric patients

Targeting antidiuretic hormone vasopressin shows promise for autism

Targeting antidiuretic hormone vasopressin shows promise for autism

Scientists discover first gene involved in lower urinary tract obstruction

Scientists discover first gene involved in lower urinary tract obstruction

Many low-income infants receive formula in the first few days of life, finds study

Many low-income infants receive formula in the first few days of life, finds study

Canadian researchers identify early origins of childhood brain cancer

Canadian researchers identify early origins of childhood brain cancer

Study finds promising new treatment for infants with Noonan Syndrome

Study finds promising new treatment for infants with Noonan Syndrome

Study: Child and adolescent health improved but maternal mortality worsened in the U.S.

Study: Child and adolescent health improved but maternal mortality worsened in the U.S.

Study examines if caffeine could prevent harmful effects of PGE1 treatment on breathing

Study examines if caffeine could prevent harmful effects of PGE1 treatment on breathing

Increasing body temperature of vulnerable neonates to greater than 36 degrees

Increasing body temperature of vulnerable neonates to greater than 36 degrees

Autism diagnoses in children as young as 14 months appears to be remarkably stable

Autism diagnoses in children as young as 14 months appears to be remarkably stable

Genetic makeup does not predispose people to tooth decay, study finds

Genetic makeup does not predispose people to tooth decay, study finds