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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 trial for treatment of liver disease

New trial for treatment of liver disease

Pediatric burn victims’ recovery, diabetes aided by Fenofibrate

Pediatric burn victims’ recovery, diabetes aided by Fenofibrate

Adding growth factor to baby formula could reduce necrotizing enterocolitis

Adding growth factor to baby formula could reduce necrotizing enterocolitis

SERPINE2 identified as novel candidate gene for COPD susceptibility

SERPINE2 identified as novel candidate gene for COPD susceptibility

Children with autism have a severely abnormal metabolic profile

Children with autism have a severely abnormal metabolic profile

Solving sleep problems helps epileptic children

Solving sleep problems helps epileptic children

Medication that both stimulates appetite and reduces metabolic rate

Medication that both stimulates appetite and reduces metabolic rate

High-rise homes have the highest levels of cockroach allergens

High-rise homes have the highest levels of cockroach allergens

Important link between kidney damage and cardiac problems

Important link between kidney damage and cardiac problems

Study links colic, maternal depression to family problems

Study links colic, maternal depression to family problems

Surprising discovery about natural immunity to pneumococcus

Surprising discovery about natural immunity to pneumococcus

Bacteria's rising threat studied

Bacteria's rising threat studied

Diffusion MRI gives early indication if brain cancer therapy is effective

Diffusion MRI gives early indication if brain cancer therapy is effective

Anticonvulsant drug valproate poses greater birth-defect risk than suspected

Anticonvulsant drug valproate poses greater birth-defect risk than suspected

Genes TEL2 and MYC cooperate with each other to promote pediatric cases of the immune system cancer B-cell lymphoma

Genes TEL2 and MYC cooperate with each other to promote pediatric cases of the immune system cancer B-cell lymphoma

Rubella no threat in U.S.

Rubella no threat in U.S.

Drug-resistant bacteria MRSA a growing threat

Drug-resistant bacteria MRSA a growing threat

Rapid rise in obesity may reverse life expectancy trend

Rapid rise in obesity may reverse life expectancy trend

Dental researchers map the gene that causes dentinogenesis imperfecta

Dental researchers map the gene that causes dentinogenesis imperfecta

New center focuses on rare Batten disease

New center focuses on rare Batten disease