Latest BMJ Stories

2010-08-10 14:35:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters today announced that BMJ Group has selected ScholarOne Manuscripts as the peer review workflow management system for all of its journals.

2010-06-10 23:00:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters today announced that it has donated two ScholarOne Manuscripts sites to the newest members of the African Journal Partnership Project -- the Medical Journal of Zambia, John S.

2010-03-24 13:43:05

Research: The quality of reports of randomized trials in 2000 and 2006: Comparative study of articles indexed in PubMed

2010-03-11 02:00:00

LONDON, March 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 100,000 practitioners now have access to Best Practice, the latest product from the BMJ Evidence Centre, which provides information for healthcare professionals at the point of care.

2010-03-10 15:00:00

LONDON, March 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A campaign of financial incentives to help quit smoking; a project to help change attitudes of doctors to patients; and research into the prevention of death from severe malaria in children scooped three of the top prizes at the second international BMJ Group Awards ceremony held tonight. The winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award went to Professor Marleen Temmerman for her commitment to improving women's reproductive and sexual health and...

2010-01-29 14:09:50

Research methods and reporting: Preparing raw clinical data for publication: guidance for journal editors, authors, and peer reviewers.

2009-11-30 08:16:00

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Publication Practice 2 (GPP2), a key guidance document for the publication of company-sponsored medical research, has been published online today by the British Medical Journal (BMJ).

2009-11-25 14:20:36

Senior doctors from across the globe have come together to form the International Climate and Health Council.

2009-09-16 07:32:47

An editorial and letter, published simultaneously by the BMJ and Lancet today, warn that failure to agree radical cuts in carbon dioxide emissions at the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen this December spells a global health catastrophe.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.