Acta Paediatrica

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Edited By: Hugo Lagercrantz

Impact Factor: 2.043

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 45/121 (Pediatrics)

Online ISSN: 1651-2227

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Swedish Young Investigator Award
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Mass Media Linked to Childhood Obesity
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March 2018: Changing pattern of cerebral palsy
The epidemiology of cerebral palsy (CP) has been monitored for more than half a century in western Sweden. Himmelmann et al conducted their 12th study on the prevalence of CP in this area and found that from 2007–2010 CP occurred in 1.96 per 1,000 live births. CP was caused by perinatal events in fewer cases than in the previous studies, while the number of children with CP born extremely preterm had increased. White matter lesions were found in half of the children with CP.

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