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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.
Brain inflammation is a sign of autism

Brain inflammation is a sign of autism

Vaccine provides new hope to the millions of people who suffer from food allergies

Vaccine provides new hope to the millions of people who suffer from food allergies

Kids who outgrow peanut allergy need to eat peanut products at least once a month in order to maintain tolerance

Kids who outgrow peanut allergy need to eat peanut products at least once a month in order to maintain tolerance

Washington to get 160,000 additional doses of influenza vaccine

Washington to get 160,000 additional doses of influenza vaccine

First ever study of parental role in children's cancer treatment

First ever study of parental role in children's cancer treatment

Obesity could more than double an older woman's risk of acute myelogenous leukemia

Obesity could more than double an older woman's risk of acute myelogenous leukemia

Study of infection prevention therapy for premature babies

Study of infection prevention therapy for premature babies

Californians say yes on 71

Californians say yes on 71

Peripheral blood transplants from donors may be more harmful than bone marrow transplants in pediatric leukemia patients

Peripheral blood transplants from donors may be more harmful than bone marrow transplants in pediatric leukemia patients

Immigrant mothers from Japan and South America knew less about child development than their European American counterparts

Immigrant mothers from Japan and South America knew less about child development than their European American counterparts

Nonpowder guns are extremely powerful and continue to cause serious injury and disability

Nonpowder guns are extremely powerful and continue to cause serious injury and disability

More research and innovation on child pain and stress reduction is needed

More research and innovation on child pain and stress reduction is needed

Sport program reduced eating disordered behavior and body-shaping drug use in female high school athletes

Sport program reduced eating disordered behavior and body-shaping drug use in female high school athletes

Brain imaging technology shows how the adult dyslexic brain can change

Brain imaging technology shows how the adult dyslexic brain can change

Possible new way to treat amblyopia (lazy eye)

Possible new way to treat amblyopia (lazy eye)

Hispanic children are less likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder

Hispanic children are less likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder

Babies who are breastfed have a lower risk of developing childhood leukemia

Babies who are breastfed have a lower risk of developing childhood leukemia

Brief psychological interventions are effective in relieving traumatic stress symptoms in family members

Brief psychological interventions are effective in relieving traumatic stress symptoms in family members

Children who swallow more than one magnet need immediate medical care

Children who swallow more than one magnet need immediate medical care

Injured motor vehicle occupants cumulatively lost 60.8 million days of work

Injured motor vehicle occupants cumulatively lost 60.8 million days of work