BMC Women’s Health has had yet another productive year, publishing important and insightful research relating to matters of women’s physical, mental and emotional health. Here we have selected five highlighted articles to celebrate the research published in 2017.
Monthly Archives: January 2018
BMC Cancer is delighted to announce the appointment of Roberto Passera, University of Torino, Italy and Editorial Advisor for the BMC Series, as the new Consulting Editor to lead the statistical advisory board of the journal. Below, Dr Passera talks about his personal journey in biostatistics, its interplay with the field of cancer research and his outlook for the future.
2017 was quite the year for BMC Developmental biology with the publication of many new and exciting papers that have provided extraordinary perceptions and new insights into the world of development. Although we have welcomed the New Year, this is also a great time to take a look back on the most talked about articles of 2017.
On the surface, Christmas holidays may seem like just fun and games, but they may have an important role to play when it comes to preventing flu. In new research published in BMC Infectious Diseases, researchers investigate how essential school holidays are in controlling influenza epidemics.
With ongoing concerns regarding the reproducibility and quality of animal research studies, Dr Hayley Henderson, Editor of BMC Veterinary Research, reviews the outcomes of a recent round table discussion, held during the LAVA-ESLAV-ECLAM conference, which debated these important issues and discusses what BMC Veterinary Research is doing to help its authors improve their research reporting.
A study published today in BMC Public Health finds that elderly men across Europe and the US spend less time on housework than elderly women. The study also finds that, while those who do more housework feel healthier, women who do long hours of housework combined with too much or too little sleep report poorer health. We take a closer look at the research.