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Edited By: Hugo Lagercrantz
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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 43/117 (Pediatrics)
Online ISSN: 1651-2227
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August 2014: Gut microbiota in early life affects brain and behaviour
The infant gut microbiome is dynamic and radical shifts in composition occur during the first three years of life. Recent studies have found that the gut microbiota may alter brain function and regulate complex behaviour. In this review article, Gerard Clarke et al describe how disruptions to normal early-life gastrointestinal colonisation might be linked to central nervous system dysfunction later in life (pp. 812-819).
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Priming for health: gut microbiota acquired in early life regulates physiology, brain and behaviour
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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:
- Selected articles on obesity published in Acta Paediatrica June 2012 to June 2013
- Selected articles on speech and language development published in Acta Paediatrica during 2011-2013
- Selected articles from the Biennial Meeting of the International Perinatal Collegium XXII in Amalfi, Italy, June 25-29, 2011