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2011-11-02 08:49:04

Piroska Östlin of the WHO, Copenhagen, Denmark and colleagues argue in this week's PLoS Medicine that a paradigm shift is needed to keep the focus on health equity within the social determinants of health research agenda. The authors recommend four priority areas for future research on health equity, and suggest possible steps for advancing such an agenda, such as creating a critical mass of researchers and refining norms and standards for the monitoring and assessment of health...

2011-10-31 11:25:06

A mobile workforce can help improve a country's economy but the effects of commuting on the health of commuters and on the costs to industry in terms of sick days is largely unknown. From a commuter's point of view, the advantages of daily travel, such as a better paid job or better housing conditions, need to be weighed against adverse health effects. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Public Health shows that commuting by car or public transport, compared to...

2011-10-26 12:51:58

Research: Honorary and ghost authorship in high impact biomedical journals - a cross sectional survey Just over one in five (21%) of articles published in six leading medical journals in 2008 have evidence of honorary and ghost authorship, finds a study published on http://www.bmj.com today. These results demonstrate that inappropriate authorship remains a problem in high impact biomedical publications, say the authors. Inappropriate (honorary and ghost) authorship and the resulting...

2011-10-02 07:00:00

Informa Training Partners (http://www.informatp.com) has launched a series of electronic versions, or âœeHandbooks,â of its top-selling, award-winning marketplace and clinical sales training handbooks for pharmaceutical and medical device sales representatives. Free sample available at http://www.informatp.com/eHandbooks Walpole, Mass. (PRWEB) October 02, 2011 Informa Training Partners (http://www.informatp.com) has launched a series of electronic...

2011-09-29 22:00:00

Brickyard Pediatrics building away. (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 The construction of the newest (and currently only) pediatric office in Hobart is underway. Located at 170 Bracken Parkway, literally across the street from Saint Mary Medical Center in Hobart, the walls have been put up and the paint going down. With pre-visit interviews and advance scheduling of appointments starting on the 1st of November, a grand opening is planned for 12 pm November 14th and patient visits starting on the...

2011-09-28 09:17:26

There is much interest in the unequal health care caused by postcode lotteries. The area you live in can impact the treatment you receive for cancer treatment, surgery or GP care. Research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Public Health shows that there are also geographic differences in the implementation of public health programs. In 2009, the government introduced 'Health Checks' a national public health program with the aim of reducing the incidence of...

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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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