With a strong clinical focus, The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health will be an independent journal with an international perspective. The monthly journal will present the most influential and innovative practice-changing original research, as well as authoritative reviews and insightful opinion pieces to promote the health of the whole child, from the fetal period through to young adulthood.
In Conversation With... youth voices in the COVID-19 pandemic
Four young people from the UK share their experiences of life during the pandemic: the challenges they are facing, their worries, and their hopes for the future.
The rights of children
On the 30th anniversary of the UN convention on the rights of the child, The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health and Professor Jeffrey Goldhagen discuss how to put children’s rights, justice and equity into practice.
Prescription opioids in Australia
Jane Bell and Simon Paget discuss trends in prescription opioid dispensing in Australian children and adolescents, and Scott Hadland comments on lessons learnt from the US experience.
Undetected flu in infants
The CDC’s Mark Thompson explains how the incidence of flu-associated infant hospital admissions might be double previous estimates.
School and adolescent health
Chris Bonell discusses a new theory on how school environment might influence risk-taking behaviours and health in adolescents in a Viewpoint published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health.
Gender expression in adolescence and health
A new study analyses how gender expression in adolescence can be associated with health behaviour and associate risks up to adulthood.