Latest Medical journals Stories

2008-09-24 03:00:09

By Anonymous On June 15, at the 55th Annual Meeting of the SNM in New Orleans, LA, Peter J. Ell, MD, director of the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and chair of nuclear medicine at University College London (UK), was awarded the 2008 Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Pioneer Award for his contributions to the nuclear medicine profession. "With this award, SNM recognizes Dr, Ell's pioneering efforts in laying the foundations of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging in Europe," said Alexander...

2008-09-12 09:00:09

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/46a3f5/cardiovascular_bio) has announced the addition of the "Cardiovascular Biomarkers: Players, Products and Prospects (Volume III)" report to their offering. Part of our new 3-volume report on Cancer, CNS and Cardiovascular Biomarkers, this volume provides a comprehensive analysis of the cardiovascular biomarker sector, along with a critical assessment of the companies involved. In 2007, the cardiovascular biomarker...

2008-09-10 12:00:51

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9bfb30/stakeholder_opinio) has announced the addition of the "Stakeholder Opinions: Diagnostics in Neurology - Predictive Biomarkers Expand Drug Revenues" report to their offering. As advances in omics technologies enable the development of high value molecular diagnostics, neurological conditions represent an attractive target for diagnostic companies. In this report, the diseases are identified in which early detection...

2008-08-26 12:01:27

American Diabetes Wholesale, a discount provider of diabetic supplies to individuals without insurance, announced their 2nd annual Diabetes Educator of the Year Award contest recently at the American Association of Diabetes Educators 2008 International Diabetes Educators Conference in Washington, D.C. ADW created their award program in an effort to recognize the unsung heroes of the diabetes epidemic and offer promotion and recognition of dedicated healthcare professionals who remain...

2008-08-26 09:01:20

BRUSSELS and DALLAS, Texas, August 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) BRIDGES translational research grant program will fund a diabetes self-management education study in Dallas. Self-management education is an important component in diabetes care and designed to help people with diabetes to gain and maintain control of their condition. The Baylor Healthcare System (BHCS) project will add a motivational interviewing component to the diabetes education program to...

2008-07-29 09:01:15

Epocrates, Inc., provider of clinical information products and services, and BMJ Group, provider of evidence-based clinical resources and publisher of the British Medical Journal, today announced the launch of new online clinical reference products. Through an exclusive development and marketing partnership, these trusted authorities in clinical information are introducing unique patient centered, web-based solutions to assist clinicians in making critical treatment decisions at the immediate...

2008-07-03 09:01:19

Natus Medical has acquired the neurology business of Schwarzer in a cash transaction. The acquisition was completed by way of an asset purchase under which Natus acquired the assets of the neurology division of Schwarzer including all shares in MMT Muenchner Medizintechnik, a subsidiary of Schwarzer engaged in the distribution of neurology products. In addition to the purchase price paid at closing, which was less than one times trailing 12 month revenue, an earnout provision of the...

2008-06-30 12:03:14

DALLAS, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association has set August for the premier of Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, the fourth in a series of six new titles to be published under the banner of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. The journals will be published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. David P. Faxon, M.D., has been named editor of the new journal. Faxon is director of strategic planning in...

2006-02-22 14:23:24

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - The top two editors of Canada's leading medical journal were fired this week, two months after they accused their publisher of ordering them to censor a critical article. Dr John Hoey, who had edited the Canadian Medical Association Journal for 10 years, and his deputy Anne Marie Todkill lost their jobs on Monday. The Canadian Medical Association denied the move was linked to disagreements over an article last December that criticized...

2005-08-11 21:20:00

Media reporting of the UK organ retention controversies was associated with a fall in donations for ethically approved scientific research, finds a study in this week's BMJ. This analysis shows how media scandals may affect scientific research, even when the research is not directly linked to the scandal. The authors examined the relation between newspaper reports on the use of children's tissue for research purposes and donations to a UK tumour bank from 1998 to 2004. Both newspaper...

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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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