Archives of Disease in Childhood is an international peer review journal that aims to keep paediatricians and others up to date with advances in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood diseases as well as advocacy issues such as child protection. It focuses on all aspects of child health and disease from the perinatal period (in the Fetal and Neonatal edition) through to adolescence. ADC includes original research reports, commentaries, reviews of clinical and policy issues, and evidence reports. Areas covered include: community child health, public health, epidemiology, acute paediatrics, advocacy, and ethics.
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  • Emergency department attendance following 4-component meningococcal B vaccination in infants
  • Lack of effect of vitamin D3 supplementation in autism: a 20-week, placebo-controlled RCT
  • Tackling the childhood obesity crisis: acute paediatricians are not playing their part
  • Paediatrics in Russia: past, present and future
  • Early growth in children with coeliac disease: a cohort study