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2011-09-07 12:01:50

Despite the potentially devastating financial consequences of illness, most health systems fail to offer adequate financial protection to citizens but should. In this week's PLoS Medicine, Rodrigo Moreno-Serra from Imperial College London, UK and colleagues argue that new, broader measures are needed to better inform policy development on financial protection, including new indicators that identify citizens who cannot afford to use health services and may have very low or no health...

2011-08-31 16:45:00

Dr Andreas Kaiser has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the open access journal Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology, published by Dove Medical Press. Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 Dove Medical Press has announced the appointment of Dr Andreas Kaiser as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology. This international, peer-reviewed, open access, online journal publishes original research, reports, editorials, reviews and commentaries...

2011-08-31 11:29:38

An editorial this week in PLoS Medicine concludes that in the two years since extensive ghostwriting by pharmaceutical giant Wyeth to promote its hormone drug Prempro was exposed through litigation intervention by PLoS Medicine and The New York Times, medical ghostwriting remains a prevalent problem with few concrete solutions in sight. This week also sees the launch of the PLoS Ghostwriting Collection, which documents everything published across the PLoS journals on the topic. Among these...

2011-08-22 07:00:00

JDP Therapeutics Inc., a privately held clinical stage specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today the establishment of its Medical Advisory Board (MAB). Lansdale, PA (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 JDP Therapeutics Inc., a privately held clinical stage specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today the establishment of its Medical Advisory Board (MAB). JDP's MAB is composed of three world renowned allergy experts: Robert Naclerio, M.D., William Berger, M.D., and Michael Blaiss, M.D. "The...

2011-08-10 18:17:48

Press release from PLoS Medicine Rather than ensure the proper attribution of authorship, rules set up by leading medical journals to define and credit authorship of published articles are exploited by the pharmaceutical industry in its attempt to conceal and misrepresent industry contributions to the literature. This is a perspective contained in an article by Alastair Matheson, an academic and commercial consultant with extensive industry experience, based in the UK and Canada, who argues...

2011-07-30 00:01:02

The first research paper with a video abstract has just been published by Dove Medical Press Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 Dove Medical Press is delighted to announce the launch of video abstracts in their 100+ open access peer reviewed medical and scientific journals. The first of these was published last week by authors Jean B Nachega, Michael J Mugavero, Michele Zeier, et al for their paper "Treatment simplification in HIV-infected adults as a strategy to prevent toxicity,...

2011-07-26 07:53:00

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier, the leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, will present awards to outstanding members of the wilderness medicine community at this year's upcoming Wilderness Medical Society 28th Wilderness Medicine Scientific Conference & Annual Meeting [http://wms.org/conferences/snowmass11/default.asp ], taking place in Snowmass, CO, July 29th - August 3rd. The aim...

2011-07-14 13:34:26

Despite the formula being recommended in public health guidelines set out by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, the new study, published online in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, found there was no benefit in using hypoallergenic (partially hydrolysed whey) formula to prevent allergies in high-risk infants up to seven years of age, compared to a conventional cow's milk based formula. The trial, which is one the largest to test the effect 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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