Published today in BMC Public Health a new study highlights worrying gaps in the UK public’s awareness of cancer risks associated with alcohol. Cancer Research UK have previously presented the data from the study as a report. The contents of this blog post were written and created by CRUK and the original blog by Lucie Hooper can be read here.
Monthly Archives: November 2016
This video summarises new research, recently published in BMC Zoology, on the threat that invasive fly parasites pose to the survival of the iconic Darwin’s finches on the Galapagos Islands; as well as the opportunity they provide for biologists studying host-parasite evolution.
BMC Public Health is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Tim K. Mackey from the University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine and the Global Health Policy Institute as the new Section Editor for the ‘Global Health’ section of the journal. If you are interested in joining the Editorial Board as Professor Mackey’s co-Section Editor or Deputy Section Editor, please contact Natalie Pafitis, Editor of BMC Public Health.
The American Public Health Association concludes its 144th Annual Meeting in Denver
This year marked the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health, held in Liverpool, UK, and BMC Infectious Diseases was lucky enough to attend. The annual conference, run by the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), includes many aspects of lung health; however the main focus is tuberculosis (TB) research, with this… Read more »
In our recently published paper in BMC Evolutionary Biology, we take advantage of next generation sequencing technologies and paleoclimatic niche modeling to study the population genetic structure and demographic history of the European turtle dove (Streptopelia turtur). In this commentary we would like to highlight the importance of reconstructing the demographic history of species, in particular we hope to understand why the European turtle doves’ numbers are plummeting in many areas of its range and its potential consequences.