Monthly Archives: August 2018

Not too much and not too little: the right amount of social network site use may reduce loneliness among mothers of young children


Social networking sites can provide needed support to mothers raising young children, but only in moderation. A new study done in Japan, published today in BMC Women’s Health, examines the association between time spent on social networking sites and loneliness. Here, the the lead author discusses the context and findings.

Health Technology

An interview with BMC Chemical Engineering Section Editor, Dr. Gongping Liu

Recently, BMC has launched a new research journal dedicated to the field of chemical engineering, BMC Chemical Engineering. The journal’s Editorial Board has more than twenty experts from North America, Australia, Europe, and Asia in basic and applied research. We are pleased to have BMC Chemical Engineering’s Section Editor, Dr. Gongping Liu, to talk with us about this journal as well as his vision for it.

Medicine Open Access Publishing