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2010-06-21 06:58:00

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, June 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Impressive Increases for Cell Stem Cell and Cell Host and Microbe Rankings; Cell Remains Top Journal in its Field In the year since their 2008 preliminary ranking, Cell Press journals Cell Stem Cell and Cell Host and Microbe saw their Impact Factors surge, according to new data released in the 2009 Journal Citation Reports(c) published by ThomsonReuters. In the report released June 17, Cell Stem Cell's...

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. Kachimba, Editor; and the Ethiopian Journal of Health Services, Abraham Haileamlak, Editor. Since 2005, Thomson Reuters has worked with the Council of Science Editors to assist editors of sub-Saharan medical journals increase the visibility and quality...

2010-06-07 14:12:29

A new emergency review tool will help research ethics boards and institutions to expedite research while respecting the procedures of ethics reviews, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj090976.pdf. Pandemic (H1N1) 2009, which focused international attention on emergency preparedness for public health threats, highlighted the need for timely research. However, there are challenges to combining speed and...

2010-06-07 07:00:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adis journal Drugs in R&D has been transformed from fee-based access to open access (OA), according to its parent company Wolters Kluwer Pharma Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of scientific information and analytics to professionals in the pharmaceutical and biotech fields. The conversion makes Drugs in R&D the company's first publication to embrace OA. All of the journal's content published today forward will be available online...

2010-05-18 11:55:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diagnostics and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) have begun a unique collaboration to develop a peer-reviewed biomarkers clinical resource Web portal. "We are breaking new ground with this collaborative project," said James Creeden, M.D., Ph.D., chief medical officer of Roche Professional Diagnostics. "The goal is to address a need in the medical community for information about biomarkers that is both clinically relevant and...

2010-05-10 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Astute Medical, Inc., a developer of novel, biomarker-based medical diagnostics, today announced completion of a $26.5 million series B financing co-led by Domain Associates and Delphi Ventures. Astute will use the funding to advance research and development aimed at the identification and validation of protein biomarkers with the goal of commercializing high potential diagnostic products. "Astute Medical is in an excellent position to develop new...

2010-05-04 09:23:00

BETHESDA and BOWIE, Md., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the leading association representing clinicians and researchers who specialize in the digestive tract, and MedAssurant Inc., a leading provider of data-driven healthcare solutions, announced today that gMed, the market leader in electronic health records (EHRs) for gastroenterologists, has agreed to configure its EHR solutions to enable seamless data transmission to the AGA Digestive Health...

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2010-04-28 08:55:00

This week in PLoS Medicine we continue our series on Global Health Diplomacy with a case study examining whether the SARS epidemic was a "watershed" for China's engagement in global health diplomacy. The case study, by Lai-Ha Chan from the University of Technology Sydney and colleagues from Peking University, is the third in six articles in the series. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) was the first global epidemic of the 21st Century, causing mass panic but also generating a discourse...

2010-04-21 06:53:08

This week PLoS Medicine launches a series on Global Health Diplomacy with an introductory article outlining the intersection between foreign policy and global health interests, and a case study of Brazil's growing influence in international relations. In the first article in the series, Harley Feldbaum and Joshua Michaud from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington DC address how the public health community has "seized upon" the concept of health diplomacy to...

2010-03-30 09:10:29

"The value of animal experiments for predicting the effectiveness of treatment strategies in clinical trials has remained controversial, mainly because of a recurrent failure of interventions apparently promising in animal models to translate to the clinic," say authors in a Research in Translation piece published in PLoS Medicine this week. The PLoS Medicine magazine article by H. van der Worp (University Medicine Centre Utrecht) and colleagues discusses the controversies and possibilities...


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Central European Journal of Biology
2012-06-04 20:09:41

The Central European Journal of Biology (CEJB) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published bimonthly by Versita and Springer Science+Business Media. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Mariusz Z. Ratajczak (University of Louisville, USA). This English-language journal is devoted to rapid publication of original research and review articles in all biology fields. The aim of this journal is to become the premier source of high quality research from Central and Eastern Europe....

British Journal of Sexual Medicine
2012-06-04 19:54:58

The British Journal of Sexual Medicine (BJSM) is a medical journal established in 1973 and published Hayward Medical Communications. As of May 2012, editors-in-chief are Simon Barton, MD (Clinical Director and Consultant Physician, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust, London) and Paul Woolley (University Hospital of South Manchester, UK). The focus of BJSM is to provide a blend of review-based articles and editorial on a broad range of topics related to male and female health that...

British Journal of Ophthalmology
2012-06-04 19:51:12

The British Journal of Ophthalmology is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1917 by the Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital Reports and the Ophthalmoscope and Ophthalmic Record. As of May 2012, the editors-in-chief are Harminder Dua and Arun Singh. This journal covers clinical investigations, clinical observations, and clinically relevant laboratory investigations related to ophthalmology. It also provides major reviews and covers regional issues. It is indexed in Index Medicus,...

Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research
2012-06-04 19:40:03

The Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in the 1960s as Revista Brasileira de Pesquisas Médicas e Biológicas, publishing articles in Portuguese. In 1981, after the journal was taken over by the Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica (ABDC), the journal was renamed to its current moniker, and is published on a monthly basis in English. This journal is the leading international periodical in the fields of...

British Journal of Cancer
2012-05-28 10:11:32

The British Journal of Cancer (BJC) is a professional medical journal published biweekly by the Nature Publishing Group (a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd.) on behalf of Cancer Research UK. It provides a forum for clinicians and scientists to communicate original research findings that have relevance to understanding the etiology of cancer and to improving patient treatment and survival. Papers are published both in print and online. The journal publishes full research papers and...

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