Pediatrics News and Research

RSS
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.
88 percent of children who drown are under the supervision of another person

88 percent of children who drown are under the supervision of another person

$4.5 million contract to develop heart assist devices for infants

$4.5 million contract to develop heart assist devices for infants

Tips to avoid Lyme disease and West Nile virus

Tips to avoid Lyme disease and West Nile virus

FDA mandates approval for all pancreatic enzyme replacements

FDA mandates approval for all pancreatic enzyme replacements

The muscle supplement creatine is safe, but not effective, in pediatric neuromuscular disease

The muscle supplement creatine is safe, but not effective, in pediatric neuromuscular disease

SARS antibody sent to China

SARS antibody sent to China

Dance Marathon to commit $10 million for new pediatric cancer pavilion

Dance Marathon to commit $10 million for new pediatric cancer pavilion

CellCept linked to reduced cancer incidence

CellCept linked to reduced cancer incidence

Focusing on soft drinks is the next logical step in the war against pediatric obesity

Focusing on soft drinks is the next logical step in the war against pediatric obesity

Avoid feeding infants fluoridated water, researchers caution

Avoid feeding infants fluoridated water, researchers caution

Third Melbourne hospital infected by Serratia bacteria

Third Melbourne hospital infected by Serratia bacteria

Statement on patient safety principles for office-based surgery

Statement on patient safety principles for office-based surgery

Expert calls for standard epinephrine doses when treating children in cardiac arrest

Expert calls for standard epinephrine doses when treating children in cardiac arrest

FDA approves Advair Diskus® for children with asthma

FDA approves Advair Diskus® for children with asthma

Common anemia drug may protect hearts of infants undergoing surgical repair of congenital defects

Common anemia drug may protect hearts of infants undergoing surgical repair of congenital defects

A promising new therapy for rheumatoid arthritis

A promising new therapy for rheumatoid arthritis

Healthy lifestyle program to help combat obesity in children and adolescents

Healthy lifestyle program to help combat obesity in children and adolescents

Researchers have discovered a genetic mutation associated with an inherited form of motor neuron disease

Researchers have discovered a genetic mutation associated with an inherited form of motor neuron disease

Link between iron regulation and the immune system

Link between iron regulation and the immune system

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association announce anti-fraud efforts

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association announce anti-fraud efforts