Genome Medicine has today published an article investigating the microbiome of patients at risk of bloodstream infection following chemotherapy for lymphoma. Co-authors of the work Emmanuel Montassier and Dan Knights explain more about the findings here.
Clinical Sarcoma Research published an article today looking at the activity of zoledronic acid in osteosarcoma. Joseph Pressey, co-author of the work, explains more about the findings in this guest blog.
Cancer Research UK recently set out to find the current major challenges that need combatting in order to beat cancer. They presented seven challenges that would need to be overcome, and in this blog, originally posted on their website, they focus on the nine ideas that have been chosen to go through to the next round.
BMC Medicine recently attended the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) 2016 conference in San Francisco. Here, we summarize the highlights and new challenges that were discussed on the topic of global health in an interconnected world.
To support the Multiple Sclerosis Trust’s Awareness Week 2016 the ISRCTN registry is exploring what’s new in the world of multiple sclerosis related clinical trials, and taking a look at some of the innovative studies in the registry.
Recently, Boston welcomed over 9,000 delegates from all over the world, attending ENDO 2016. Here, the BMC Medicine team highlight some of the most innovative developments discussed at the meeting.
Following on from their previous blog exploring what the UK public knows about the term ‘overdiagnosis’; Alex, Jo and Cristina explain how they expanded on this research by looking at the information that is available to the public via the internet.
Editorial Board Member for Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders writes here about the genetics of Parkinson’s disease as this week marks Parkinson’s Awareness Week. Could genetics hold the answer for identifying and treating the disease?
Ben Goldacre and Jonathan Gray recently published an article in Trials introducing a new project called OpenTrials. But what is this and how will it be used? In this guest blog, Ben Goldacre explains more.
Today Breast Cancer Research published an article investigating the link between fertility and infertility treatment on breast density, and how this could lead to an increased risk of breast cancer. Co-author Frida Lundberg tells more here.