Acta Paediatrica

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Edited By: Hugo Lagercrantz

Impact Factor: 1.647

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 53/120 (Pediatrics)

Online ISSN: 1651-2227

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Impact Factor
Please find more information on the journal's 2015 Impact Factor here.

Swedish Young Investigator Award
Congratulations to Dr. Cornelis Pronk who are the winner of the 2016 award and to Sanna Hellström Schmidt who will receive a special Award. To find out more about the award, previous winners, and how you can propose a candidate for the International Young Investigator Award, please click here.

Press Release:Continuous Pain Is Often Not Assessed During Neonatal Intensive Care
The article by Kanwaljeet J. S. Anand et al. is freely available and can be found here.

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April 2017: Microbiota and the brain and gut in infant colic
The aetiology of colic crying remains unresolved and treatment options are limited. Savino et al compared the gut microbiota composition of 77 formula-fed infants and found that the faeces of the infants with colic contained a lower number of total bacteria than the faeces of the infants without colic. The results support the idea that the microbiota-gut-brain axis plays an important role in the mechanisms of colic. Pärtty and Kalliomäki comment on the findings.

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