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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 New guidance to improve the reporting of trial findings is published simultaneously today (24 March 2010) by the BMJ and eight other leading journals around the world. Full and transparent reporting of trials is crucial to ensure that decisions about health care are based on the best available evidence. The guidance, known as the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials...

2010-03-15 13:58:33

Public safety should win against personal choice especially when it comes to elderly seniors who shouldn't drive, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Seniors can be the safest drivers but that decreases with age as a growing number of medical conditions can lower a person's ability to drive. By 2025, one in four Canadians will be 65 or older. "Just as planning for job retirement is the social norm, we should be planning for driving retirement by creating...

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. It has been adopted by over 250 institutions in 25 countries across Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Users range from individual clinicians to national health libraries, medical associations, health care consortia, hospitals and GP practices. Leading...

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...

2010-02-25 12:39:00

U-M study indicates investigation needed to find accurate ways to complement ultrasounds ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Widely used biomarkers are not optimal in early detection of liver cancer, the third most common cause of cancer-related death worldwide, according to a new study published in this month's Gastroenterology. Two biomarkers used to complement ultrasound in the early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma, or liver cancer, are not ideal, according to...

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2010-02-23 12:05:00

Research papers that receive funding from tobacco companies will no longer be published by one top scientific journal, according to an editorial posted on Tuesday. The journal PLoS Medicine stated that "while we continue to be interested in analyses of ways of reducing tobacco use, we will no longer be considering papers where support, in whole or in part, for the study or the researchers come from a tobacco company." The new policy, which will be effective immediately, expresses concern...

2010-02-16 09:03:52

A paper published in this week's issue of PLoS Medicine provides a substantial new resource for the developers of guidelines of the reporting of health research. The authors of the paper have been key in the development of many of the most important health research guidelines published over the past few years, including the CONSORT guidelines for clinical trials and the PRISMA guidelines for systematic reviews. The accurate reporting of a study is key to the understanding of the importance of...

2010-02-04 17:53:25

The involvement of healthy volunteers (HV) in clinical and preclinical research, especially in the gastroenterology, has grown dramatically over the past few years. However, many issues of ethical, methodological or even legal concerns have not been systematically studied. A research article to be published on January 28, 2010 in the World Journal of Gastroenterology addresses this question. A research team lead by Professor Peter Malfertheiner, evaluated prospectively the changes in quality...

2010-01-29 14:09:50

Research methods and reporting: Preparing raw clinical data for publication: guidance for journal editors, authors, and peer reviewers New guidance published on bmj.com this week sets out how personal information from clinical trials should be shared to help minimize risks to patient privacy. Many peer reviewed journals now require authors to be prepared to share their raw, unprocessed data with other scientists or state the availability of raw data in published articles, but there has been...

2010-01-07 09:11:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derycz Scientific, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: DYSC), a company that is pioneering a fresh way of facilitating the flow of information from content publishers to enterprise customers and their constituents, today announced that its subsidiary company Reprints Desk, Inc., has entered into an agreement with UK-based Informa plc (INF.LN), a leading international provider of specialist information and services for the academic and...


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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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