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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.
Long acting reversible contraceptives placed on same day could cut costs

Long acting reversible contraceptives placed on same day could cut costs

'Time-outs' not linked to harmful effects in children

'Time-outs' not linked to harmful effects in children

Researchers publish microbial profile to support growing field of gut research

Researchers publish microbial profile to support growing field of gut research

Study identifies inhibitor that protects cells from toxic DUX4 effects

Study identifies inhibitor that protects cells from toxic DUX4 effects

Nanocapsules packed with gene-editing tools could be promising platform for many gene therapies

Nanocapsules packed with gene-editing tools could be promising platform for many gene therapies

Early antibiotic exposure causes long-lasting collateral damage in premature babies

Early antibiotic exposure causes long-lasting collateral damage in premature babies

First potential biomarker identified for postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

First potential biomarker identified for postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

VUMC partners with Batavia to move promising Zika antibody therapy closer to the clinic

VUMC partners with Batavia to move promising Zika antibody therapy closer to the clinic

Preventing progression of esophageal tissue damage after button battery ingestion

Preventing progression of esophageal tissue damage after button battery ingestion

School districts double down on drug testing, targeting even middle schoolers

School districts double down on drug testing, targeting even middle schoolers

Children in neighborhoods with larger households less likely to die or get injured in residential fires

Children in neighborhoods with larger households less likely to die or get injured in residential fires

Young adults with childhood history of incarceration more likely to have depression, PTSD

Young adults with childhood history of incarceration more likely to have depression, PTSD

U of M researcher wins $3.9 million NIH grant to study CMV vaccine strategies

U of M researcher wins $3.9 million NIH grant to study CMV vaccine strategies

Researchers map uncharted area of genome using advanced imaging

Researchers map uncharted area of genome using advanced imaging

$15 million grant funds new effort to develop universal vaccine for strep throat infections

$15 million grant funds new effort to develop universal vaccine for strep throat infections

Younger people getting cancer due to obesity

Younger people getting cancer due to obesity

Blood pressure in children affected by early environmental exposures

Blood pressure in children affected by early environmental exposures

Several maternal fluoride-offspring IQ studies should provoke moratorium on fluoridation

Several maternal fluoride-offspring IQ studies should provoke moratorium on fluoridation

An overview about emerging prevalence of post opioid-overdose interventions in the U.S.

An overview about emerging prevalence of post opioid-overdose interventions in the U.S.

ADHA comments on a study linking maternal fluoride exposure during pregnancy and children's IQ scores

ADHA comments on a study linking maternal fluoride exposure during pregnancy and children's IQ scores