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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Analgesia, nil or placebo to babies, in trials that test new analgesic treatments for procedural pain
Carlo V Bellieni and C Celeste Johnston

Optimal Breastfeeding Practices and Infant and Child Mortality– A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
M Jeeva Sankar, Bireshwar Sinha, Ranadip Chowdhury, Nita Bhandari, Sunita Taneja, Jose Martines and Rajiv Bahl

Overweight and obesity decreased in Greek schoolchildren from 2009 to 2012 during the early phase of the economic crisis
Kleanthis Kleanthous, Eleni Dermitzaki, Dimitrios T. Papadimitriou, Vassiliki Papaevangelou and Anastasios Papadimitriou

Maternal singing during kangaroo care led to autonomic stability in preterm infants and reduced maternal anxiety
Shmuel Arnon, Chagit Diamant, Sofia Bauer, Rivka Regev, Gisela Sirota and Ita Litmanovitz

Newborn regional body composition is influenced by maternal obesity, gestational weight gain and the birthweight standard score
EM Carlsen, KM Renault, et al.

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

Impaired neutralizing activity by transplacental measles antibodies in infants born to HIV-1-infected mothers
S Farouk, L Navér, L Smedman

Omega-3 essential fatty acid status is improved during nutritional rehabilitation of adolescent girls with eating disorders and weight loss
Ingemar Swenne, Agneta Rosling

Multiple psychosomatic symptoms can indicate child physical abuse – results from a study of Swedish schoolchildren
Carolina Jernbro, Birgitta Svensson, Ylva Tindberg, Staffan Janson

Prenatal paracetamol exposure and risk of wheeze at preschool age*
Emma Goksör, Hrefna Thengilsdottir, Bernt Alm, et al.

Preschool wheeze – impact of early fish introduction and neonatal antibiotics
Emma Goksör, Bernt Alm, Hrefna Thengilsdottir, et al.

Organ donation from children: time for legal, ethical and cultural change
Joe Brierley, Vic Larcher

Lack of physical activity in young children is related to higher composite risk factor score for cardiovascular disease
Tina Tanha, Per Wollmer, Ola Thorsson, et al.

Chronic conditions in children increase the risk for physical abuse – but vary with socio-economic circumstances
Birgitta Svensson, Carl-Gustaf Bornehag, Staffan Janson

Childhood stroke in Sweden I: incidence, symptoms, risk factors and short-term outcome
S Christerson and B Strömberg

Stroke in Swedish children II: long-term outcome
S Christerson and B Strömberg

Social adversity predicts ADHD-medication in school children – a national cohort study
A Hjern, GR Weitoft, F Lindblad

How do parents of 4 to 5-year-old children perceive the weight of their children?
HGM Oude Luttikhuis, RP Stolk, PJJ Sauer

Epigenetic modulation at birth – altered DNA - methylation in white blood cells after Caesarean section
T Schlinzig, S Johansson, A Gunnar, TJ Ekström, M Norman

Agrichemicals in surface water and birth defects in the United States
Paul D Winchester, Jordan Huskins, Jun Ying

Fish intake of Swedish male adolescents is a predictor of cognitive performance
Maria AI Åberg, Nils Åberg, Jonas Brisman, Rosita Sundberg, Anna Winkvist, Kjell Torén

The effects of infant media usage: what do we know and what should we learn?
Dimitri A Christakis