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2011-04-19 07:15:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetes in Control (http://www.diabetesincontrol.com), an e-newsletter dedicated to keeping clinicians current with the rapid changes in diabetes care, expands its quest to provide them with the best tools for their practice. With the release of the company's growing archive of medical presentation highlights for the medical community, available for download (http://www.diabetesincontrol.com/articles/homerun-slides) at no cost, Diabetes in...

2011-04-18 08:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (www.asnc.org) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathleen B. Flood as its Chief Executive Officer, effective June 1, 2011. Ms. Flood brings more than 20 years of experience working with medical associations and health care organizations to her new role at ASNC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101217/MM19827LOGO) "Kathy Flood joins ASNC at a challenging time in...

2011-03-30 13:18:09

Two articles in this week's PLoS Medicine discuss the issues that need to be resolved to ensure that open access can provide for global information needs, and not just those of the developed world. Leslie Chan, Barbara Kirsop, and Subbiah Arunachalam from the Electronic Publishing Trust for Development argue that access and distribution of public knowledge is currently governed by Northern standards, a situation that is increasingly inappropriate in what they call the "age of the networked...

2011-03-23 13:25:36

According to UK government statistics over 8 million working days per year are lost due to illness and about a third of these are due to minor ailments such as coughs, colds, sickness and diarrhea. Yet two individuals who are equally ill do not necessarily both report sick. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Public Health shows that conflicts and stress at work can trigger taking sick leave. A Swedish study interviewed more than 400 individuals, who worked at...

2011-03-22 08:00:00

LONDON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Informa - the leading publishers of medical, scientific and business journals - is unveiling PRIME, a new international peer-reviewed publication which has been designed to fill the need for quality scientific research and information on the rapidly growing and continually evolving Anti-Ageing and Aesthetics market. By 2050, more than 30% of the population in OECD member countries will be over 60 years old - a dramatic increase from the 17% at...

2011-03-17 06:00:00

BOWIE, Md., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedAssurant, Inc., today announced its support of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) in the successful submission of 2010 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) quality measure data through the AGA Digestive Health Outcomes Registry(TM). AGA member physicians are now using this powerful benchmarking and quality tool powered by MedAssurant to document and report pay-for-performance measures to the Centers for Medicare &...

2011-03-17 05:54:00

American Association of Diabetes Educators Says the Move Will Ensure the Delivery of High Quality Diabetes Education, And Should Be Replicated By Other States CHICAGO, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear signed a bill yesterday that requires a license to practice diabetes education, a move that the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) says will enhance consumer protection and increase professional recognition. "Ultimately, we think that...

2011-03-16 14:08:58

This week PLoS Medicine publishes the Genetic RIsk Prediction Studies (GRIPS) Statement, a checklist and guidance to help strengthen the reporting of genetic risk prediction studies. Because progress in gene discovery for complex diseases is fuelling interest in the application of genetic risk models for clinical and public health practice, the number of studies assessing predictive ability is steadily increasing, but the quality and completeness of reporting varies. The GRIPS Statement (and...

2011-03-14 14:11:02

Pregnancy is meant to be a joyous time however some women experience overwhelming 'baby blues' before the birth of their child. Anxiety and depression during pregnancy can result in premature birth, or low birth weight, and impact the child's health even into early school years. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Public Health shows that a bad relationship with their husband or partner is the strongest predictor of maternal emotional distress. A Norwegian study...

2011-03-10 11:00:00

Professor of Pediatrics and noted researcher to become 16th editor in journal's 127-year history CHICAGO, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Howard C. Bauchner, M.D., from Boston University School of Medicine, will become the next JAMA Editor-in-Chief on July 1, 2011, according to an announcement made today by Michael D. Maves, M.D., the executive vice president and chief executive officer of the American Medical Association. Dr. Bauchner will be the 16th editor in the journal's...


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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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