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2012-02-03 19:00:11

If the proven long-term benefits of smoking cessation are not enough to motivate young adults to stop smoking, a new study shows that 18- to 24-year olds who stop smoking for at least two weeks report substantially fewer respiratory symptoms, especially coughing. The study findings are detailed in Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. The article is available online. Karen Calabro, DrPH and Alexander Prokhorov, MD, PhD,...

2011-12-28 08:05:42

Despite the importance of site investigators to the success of multicentre clinical trials, inadequate public information is available about their recruitment performance. In this week's PLoS Medicine, Rafael Dal-Ré and colleagues argue that that sponsors should disclose the recruitment targets of all site investigators on ClinicalTrials.gov before a trial starts, as well as their final recruitment. Information on issues that could have affected recruitment should also be...

2011-11-30 18:19:24

Student BMJ: Is medicine a woman's world? In the UK, women doctors are set to outnumber their male counterparts by 2017. The press has dubbed the rise "worrying" and "bad for medicine" but in an editorial published by Student BMJ today, Maham Khan asks is medicine becoming overfeminized and is having too many female doctors bad practice? Jane Dacre, Medical School Director at University College London, believes feminization is a fact, but disagrees that medicine is becoming...

2011-11-11 14:22:02

BMJ Careers: Rotas exempted from 48 hour limit now compliant Most of the 300 doctors in training rotas exempted from the 48 hour limit on working time imposed by the European Working Time Directive (EWTD) are now compliant, according to a report by BMJ Careers today. Rotas at 77 hospital trusts in England were "derogated" from the EWTD when it was introduced in August 2009, allowing them to operate at a maximum of 52 hours a week instead of 48 hours until 31 July 2011. A total of 57...


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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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