Acta Paediatrica

Cover image for Vol. 103 Issue 5

Edited By: Hugo Lagercrantz

Impact Factor: 1.974

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 38/122 (Pediatrics)

Online ISSN: 1651-2227

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Language experienced in utero affects vowel perception after birth: a two-country study
Christine Moon, Hugo Lagercrantz, Patricia K Kuhl

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Polio vaccinationMay 2014: The Swedish polio vaccine in memoriam

It is difficult for younger generations of today to imagine the fear in the past of contracting polio. Erik Lycke refers to personal memories of the 1950s and 1960s when the Swedish polio vaccine was developed. He also explains why Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin, who developed the first vaccines, were never awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Read the full article for free here: The Swedish polio vaccine in memoriam

Acta Paediatrica Virtual Issues

Virtual issues are collections of articles on a particular subject, published in Acta Paediatrica. They are selected by the editor to provide a rapid overview of the activity in a particular aspect of paediatrics. The following virtual issues are now freely available: