Monthly Archives: November 2013

APHA: For science. For action. For health.

November the 6th saw the end of the American Public Health Association’s (APHA’s) 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition held in Boston. With a program full of exciting sessions and events, the largest public health gathering in the world brought together over 12,500 public health enthusiasts including influential advocates, researchers and practitioners. BMC Public Health was… Read more »


BMC Geriatrics at the 2013 BGS Autumn Scientific Meeting

BMC Geriatrics is excited to be attending the 2013 British Geriatrics Society (BGS) Autumn Scientific Meeting held in Harrogate, UK, from 20-22 November. In addition to attending the scientific sessions and poster presentations on the 21st, Executive Editor Irene Pala is very interested in meeting with researchers to discuss their work and interests. If you… Read more »


Highlights of the BMC-series: October 2013


Who is better at multitasking? • Giant panda genetics • Ethnicity affects experience • Making a game out of science • The tardigrade nervous system • Google Maps for molecular biology • Is Herpes helping HIV?• Housework is not good exercise Psychology: Who is better at multitasking? It’s a long-standing question that’s been beset by… Read more »

Biology Medicine Open Access

ACR 2013’s mission: advancing rheumatology!

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The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Meeting 2013 was the must-attend event for anyone involved in research or delivery of rheumatologic care and services, and BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders was lucky enough to attend. The beautiful setting of San Diego stimulated thousands of rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals from around the world to discuss the… Read more »


Resistance to Treatment in Eating Disorders: a new article collection for BMC Psychiatry

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BMC Psychiatry launches an article collection today on resistance to treatment in eating disorders. Edited by Secondo Fassino, Section Editor for BMC Psychiatry, this special issue presents  a collection of articles that focus on treatment resistance in eating disorders, a growing concern in psychiatric clinical practice and one that affects a broad range of disorders… Read more »