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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.
Study uncovers new gene variants that may cause inherited retinal dystrophies

Study uncovers new gene variants that may cause inherited retinal dystrophies

AI-powered tool rapidly identifies genetic causes of rare disorders with high accuracy

AI-powered tool rapidly identifies genetic causes of rare disorders with high accuracy

New research center brings advancements in genomic medicine to admixed individuals

New research center brings advancements in genomic medicine to admixed individuals

Study finds higher levels of air pollutants in regions near oil and gas wells

Study finds higher levels of air pollutants in regions near oil and gas wells

Supercoiling and looping can transmit mechanical stress along the DNA backbone, shows study

Supercoiling and looping can transmit mechanical stress along the DNA backbone, shows study

Discovery may offer a promising new path for the study of multiple sclerosis

Discovery may offer a promising new path for the study of multiple sclerosis

Healthy diet improves weight and reduces cardiovascular disease risks in overweight children

Healthy diet improves weight and reduces cardiovascular disease risks in overweight children

Scientists find two proteins that pair up to build lifelines to cancer cells

Scientists find two proteins that pair up to build lifelines to cancer cells

Scientists develop lung organoids to imitate actual SARS-CoV-2 infection

Scientists develop lung organoids to imitate actual SARS-CoV-2 infection

Scientists isolate monoclonal antibodies against alphaviruses

Scientists isolate monoclonal antibodies against alphaviruses

Study reveals the biology and treatment behind rare rheumatoid-like autoinflammatory condition

Study reveals the biology and treatment behind rare rheumatoid-like autoinflammatory condition

Study reveals how two separate DNA changes may predict aggressive childhood leukemias

Study reveals how two separate DNA changes may predict aggressive childhood leukemias

Study describes a new method for identifying sperm mutations that can cause disease in children

Study describes a new method for identifying sperm mutations that can cause disease in children

New study could help design more effective vaccines against various COVID-19 variants

New study could help design more effective vaccines against various COVID-19 variants

ACMG and Elsevier announce new partnership to publish 'Genetics in Medicine'

ACMG and Elsevier announce new partnership to publish 'Genetics in Medicine'

Prevalent protein in the blood plays a vital role in human fertilization, infection resistance

Prevalent protein in the blood plays a vital role in human fertilization, infection resistance

Roots for obesity start in the first year of life, shows study

Roots for obesity start in the first year of life, shows study

Study identifies predictive causal role for specific cell types in type 1 diabetes

Study identifies predictive causal role for specific cell types in type 1 diabetes

Access to nature increases people's physical activity and their overall health

Access to nature increases people's physical activity and their overall health

Mutations in GEMIN5 protein can cause rare genetic disorders in children

Mutations in GEMIN5 protein can cause rare genetic disorders in children