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2010-11-01 21:45:41

To improve health care in Canada's north, Canada would benefit from enhanced relationships with other circumpolar regions, states an analysis published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj100948.pdf. The article looks at health and health care in Canada's north from a broader perspective across the circumpolar region which includes Alaska in the US, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Greenland and others. Significant inequities...

2010-10-27 14:07:35

Press release from PLoS Medicine Journals need to develop policies to handle the inevitable competing interests that arise when they publish papers that may bring them reprint revenue or increase their impact factors. This is the conclusion of a research article by Andreas Lundh and colleagues from the Nordic Cochrane Centre published in this weeks PLoS Medicine. An accompanying perspective by Harvey Marcovitch, ex-chair of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), and an editorial from the...

2010-10-20 13:46:26

Intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) accounts for 10% and 20% of strokes in high and low-to-middle income countries respectively, but ICH incidence and case fatality do not seem to be declining. In a Health in Action paper published in this week's PLoS Medicine magazine, Colin Josephson, Rustam Al-Shahi Salman, and colleagues (from the University of Edinburgh) discuss the effectiveness of treatments for intracerebral haemorrhage. Despite the lack of decline in ICH incidence and case fatality, the...

2010-10-05 15:31:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jerry L. Halpern, DDS, New York, NY, received the Presidential Achievement Award during the opening ceremony of 92nd Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, September 29, 2010 in Chicago, Ill. The award is presented to association fellows and members who have made significant long-term contributions to the specialty. (Logo:...

2010-10-05 15:30:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Larry J. Moore, DDS, MS, of Altadena, Calif, assumed the presidency of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons during the Association's 92nd Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition in Chicago, Illinois, September 27 - October 2, 2010. Dr. Moore comes to this position following one-year terms as the association's President-elect and Vice President. Prior to his election as an officer of the association, he...

2010-10-05 15:28:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gerald Gelfand, DMD, Woodland Hills, Calif, received the Presidential Achievement Award during the opening ceremony of 92nd Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, September 29, 2010, in Chicago, Ill. The award is presented to association fellows and members who have made significant long-term contributions to the specialty. (Logo:...

2010-09-29 12:40:54

In research published this week in PLoS Medicine, Vincent Gajdos and colleagues report the results of a randomized trial conducted among hospitalized infants with bronchiolitis. The researchers enrolled nearly 500 children aged 15 days to 2 years who were admitted to seven French hospitals for a first episode of acute bronchiolitis. Their results show that a physiotherapy technique (increased exhalation and assisted cough) commonly used in France does not reduce time to recovery in this...

2010-09-23 05:14:00

LONDON, September 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Two Elsevier Books Win First Prize at BMA Medical Book Competition Elsevier (http://www.elsevier.com/) is pleased to announce that two of its medical titles won first prize in their respective categories at the annual BMA Medical Book Competition ( http://www.bma.org.uk/whats_on/offers_and_competitions/2010bookawardwinners.j sp?page=1) ceremony in London on the 14th September 2010. An additional 22 Elsevier books were...

2010-09-21 22:14:26

Press release from PLoS Medicine There are now 75 clinical trials and 11 systematic reviews of trials published every day, with no signs this pace is slowing. How will we ever cope?, ask Hilda Bastian, Paul Glasziou, and Sir Iain Chalmers in this week's PLoS Medicine, who also decry the continued poor quality of many of these studies. Analysing the history and growth of reviews of evidence, the authors recommend that we must now reduce unnecessary trials and prioritise truly systematic review...

2010-08-20 09:20:00

SINGAPORE and NEW DELHI, August 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier Health Sciences and Helinet, India's premier medical library consortium for e-resources, have announced an agreement that will provide all medical students at Helinet's medical colleges with access to leading international and local medical content through Elsevier's electronic platforms: ScienceDirect(R) and MD Consult(R). The special agreement provides all undergraduates, graduates, researchers and faculty...


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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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