Monthly Archives: July 2014

American Diabetes Association 2014

Last month BMC Endocrine Disorders was in San Francisco to attend the 74th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA); one of the largest and most prestigious conferences in the field of endocrinology. Extremely well organised, the conference was attended by over 17,000 clinicians and scientists from 121 countries across the globe. With such… Read more »


The new Impact Factors are coming….

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Now is the time of year when journal editors all over the world sit repeatedly clicking ‘refresh’ on their browsers. Up? Down? Staying the same? What will happen to their journal’s Impact Factor when the Journal Citation Report is published? I will be as guilty as everyone else, scouring the lists for my journals; celebrating… Read more »


Highlights of the BMC-series: June 2014


Genetic differences of island wolves • Black widow spider venom • eQTL expression in the blood • Mobile phones support adherence to paediatric health • Lipid metabolism in glioblastoma • Capnography for intensive care Ecology:  Genetic differences of island wolves Variation in environment could explain genetic differences observed between mainland and island wolf populations, even… Read more »

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