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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.
Three UCLA researchers receive multimillion-dollar grant from state's stem cell agency

Three UCLA researchers receive multimillion-dollar grant from state's stem cell agency

New UB study focuses on food access among low-income populations

New UB study focuses on food access among low-income populations

New collaborative effort focuses on therapeutic research for CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder

New collaborative effort focuses on therapeutic research for CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder

Prenatal exposure to air pollution associated with reduced cardiac response to stress in infants

Prenatal exposure to air pollution associated with reduced cardiac response to stress in infants

Researchers investigate whether aspirin can decrease rate of intracranial aneurysm growth

Researchers investigate whether aspirin can decrease rate of intracranial aneurysm growth

Counting helps infants relate things to numbers

Counting helps infants relate things to numbers

Teen e-cigarette use epidemic blamed on flavoured cartridges

Teen e-cigarette use epidemic blamed on flavoured cartridges

Regenstrief scientist wins award for translating medical decision-making research into practice

Regenstrief scientist wins award for translating medical decision-making research into practice

Bariatric surgery is safe and beneficial for teenagers with morbid obesity

Bariatric surgery is safe and beneficial for teenagers with morbid obesity

Decision support tool could avert needless referrals of low-risk patients to cardiac specialists

Decision support tool could avert needless referrals of low-risk patients to cardiac specialists

Empowering clinicians to prevent firearm injuries and deaths among kids

Empowering clinicians to prevent firearm injuries and deaths among kids

Bias, workplace harassment and hostility can cause minority doctors to change practices

Bias, workplace harassment and hostility can cause minority doctors to change practices

Metabolite profiling during diagnosis helps identify poor treatment outcomes in ALL

Metabolite profiling during diagnosis helps identify poor treatment outcomes in ALL

$5 million in federal funding to accelerate potential treatments for urea cycle disorders

$5 million in federal funding to accelerate potential treatments for urea cycle disorders

Infant formula containing MFGM contributes to beneficial cognitive, respiratory health outcomes

Infant formula containing MFGM contributes to beneficial cognitive, respiratory health outcomes

As vaping devices evolve, new potential hazards scrutinized

As vaping devices evolve, new potential hazards scrutinized

Findings point to potential interventions to improve preemie growth during high risk pregnancy

Findings point to potential interventions to improve preemie growth during high risk pregnancy

New $30M contract signed to accelerate TB vaccine development across the country

New $30M contract signed to accelerate TB vaccine development across the country

Greater electronic device use linked to more consumption of added sugar, caffeine in teens

Greater electronic device use linked to more consumption of added sugar, caffeine in teens

Hope for stressed-out parents of extremely picky eaters

Hope for stressed-out parents of extremely picky eaters