Archives of Disease in Childhood

Archives of Disease in Childhood (officially abbreviated Arch. Dis. Child. and sometimes ADC) is a peer reviewed medical journal of the BMJ Publishing Group Ltd in the field of paediatrics. Published in the United Kingdom, it is the official journal of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. 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. New sections include: guidelines update; international health; a column written by patients about their experience with the health care system; and abstracts from Journal Watch Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. The journal has a bimonthly edition on perinatal and neonatal medicine. Four so-called Education and Practice editions each year include sections intended for continuing medical education. The journal Paediatric and Perinatal Drug Therapy was merged into ADC. The electronic archive on the journal s website

Publisher
BMJ Group
Country
United Kingdom
History
1926–present
Impact factor
2.616 (2010)
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Commercial baby foods don't meet infants' weaning needs

UK commercial baby foods don't meet infants' dietary weaning needs, because they are predominantly sweet foods that provide little extra nutritional goodness over breast milk, indicates research published online in Archives of ...

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Breastfeeding boosts ability to climb social ladder

Breastfeeding not only boosts children's chances of climbing the social ladder, but it also reduces the chances of downwards mobility, suggests a large study published online in the Archives of Disease in ...

Jun 24, 2013
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Gaps in health outcomes persist in English youth

(HealthDay)—Despite a government program in England to reduce health inequalities, indicators for health outcomes in deprived youth did not improve between 1999 and 2009, according to research published ...

May 31, 2013
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