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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.
Mutations in GEMIN5 protein can cause rare genetic disorders in children

Mutations in GEMIN5 protein can cause rare genetic disorders in children

Study finds how SARS-CoV-2 hijacks human cell machinery to disrupt the immune response

Study finds how SARS-CoV-2 hijacks human cell machinery to disrupt the immune response

Air pollution may increase chance of hospitalization for COVID-19 patients

Air pollution may increase chance of hospitalization for COVID-19 patients

New research aims to take the study of the human genome to the next level

New research aims to take the study of the human genome to the next level

Psychoactive component of marijuana stays in breast milk for up to six weeks, study finds

Psychoactive component of marijuana stays in breast milk for up to six weeks, study finds

Gut mycobiome correlates with metabolic outcomes in response to diet

Gut mycobiome correlates with metabolic outcomes in response to diet

Front-of-pack labels of infant and toddler food may not accurately represent the actual ingredients

Front-of-pack labels of infant and toddler food may not accurately represent the actual ingredients

Study suggests the need to characterize patient-specific responses to respiratory syncytial virus

Study suggests the need to characterize patient-specific responses to respiratory syncytial virus

School-based gardening improves vegetable intake among children

School-based gardening improves vegetable intake among children

Intensive BP lowering effective in reducing cardiovascular risk in patients exposed to air pollution

Intensive BP lowering effective in reducing cardiovascular risk in patients exposed to air pollution

Metabolites may be predictive indicators for recurrent major depressive disorder

Metabolites may be predictive indicators for recurrent major depressive disorder

Researchers provide a list of genes implicated in congenital heart disease

Researchers provide a list of genes implicated in congenital heart disease

New genetic associations predict susceptibility to Takayasu arteritis

New genetic associations predict susceptibility to Takayasu arteritis

New approach can prevent toxicity linked to neurological gene therapy

New approach can prevent toxicity linked to neurological gene therapy

Placental gene expression related to preeclampsia may be affected by vitamin D status

Placental gene expression related to preeclampsia may be affected by vitamin D status

Research projects receive BTCA awards to develop new drugs

Research projects receive BTCA awards to develop new drugs

Ketogenic diets can prevent or reverse heart failure caused by metabolic process

Ketogenic diets can prevent or reverse heart failure caused by metabolic process

Study could explain why some people are severely affected by Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Study could explain why some people are severely affected by Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Early introduction of gluten may prevent coeliac disease in children

Early introduction of gluten may prevent coeliac disease in children

Research shows how mutations in DNA packaging machines can drive cancer development

Research shows how mutations in DNA packaging machines can drive cancer development