Respiratory Research recently published a thematic series entitled ‘Electronic cigarettes: Investigating the harms and benefits’ and as author of an article published within the series, we asked Caroline Franck to talk more about e-cigarettes in light of World No Tobacco Day.
Earlier this month, Sam Hamilton and colleagues published a methodology article in Research Integrity and Peer Review introducing CORE Reference, explaining what this is used for and how to use it. So why was there a need for CORE Reference? Sam explains more here.
Breast Cancer Research and Breast Cancer Now are excited to announce the winners of their first joint image competition! We hope that you enjoy them…
Breast Cancer Research today publishes an article investigating the effect of support from friends when living with cancer, and how this might reduce mortality. Sarah Theissen explains more about the research here.
The saying goes “Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder” could not be truer when it comes to how we perceive our own or other’s scars. Burns & Trauma recently published an article reviewing the objectives of burn scar measurements. Kwang Chear Lee talks more about it here.
After years of hard work, linked clinical trials are here! It’s now possible to link all published articles related to a clinical trial through the CrossMark dialogue box. Daniel Shanahan, Associate Publisher at BioMed Central explains more about it in this blog, originally posted on the CrossRef website.
This year, in celebration of International Clinical Trials Day on 20 May, BioMed Central has put together a timeline of the stages of conducting a clinical trial. We’ll reveal more stages throughout the week, in the lead up to the day itself. We’ve invited some of the greats in the field to comment on why the stage is important to a trial, what should be considered and why it should be considered at that point in the trial timeline.
Together with more than 10,000 delegates, BMC Medicine recently attended the International Liver Congress 2016 (ILC 2016) in Barcelona. Here we share some of the latest findings and future directions of liver research.
A flexible exosuit, developed by researchers at Harvard University, reduces the energy cost of walking when carrying a heavy load, according to a study published in Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation.
The theme for World Asthma Day, which took place on 3 May, was ‘you can control your asthma’, and the month of May is Asthma and allergy awareness month. In light of this the Global Asthma Network explains more about their aims to lessen the burden of asthma.