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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.
Family-based diabetes self-management leads to better health

Family-based diabetes self-management leads to better health

Insulin pumps control diabetes better than shots

Insulin pumps control diabetes better than shots

Breastfeeding helps against low weight infants and infection

Breastfeeding helps against low weight infants and infection

Immunization back on agenda as whooping cough increases

Immunization back on agenda as whooping cough increases

Time matters when treating fungal infections in newborns

Time matters when treating fungal infections in newborns

Males and females respond differently to brain injury

Males and females respond differently to brain injury

Telemedicine focus of symposium "Future Directions for Telemedicine"

Telemedicine focus of symposium "Future Directions for Telemedicine"

Pediatric thyroid cancer is most common amongs teenage girls

Pediatric thyroid cancer is most common amongs teenage girls

Lou Gehrig’s disease gene discovered

Lou Gehrig’s disease gene discovered

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