Responding to vaccine misinformation on social media poses benefits and risks. A new study published in BMC Public Health finds that vaccine-promoting organizations must deploy a range of strategies, including fostering trust and communicating simply. Authors Maryke Steffens and Adam Dunn explain.
Monthly Archives: October 2019
Worldwide 36.9 million people are living with HIV. Of these, 1.8 million are children. In this blog we look back across a new supplement recently published in BMC Infectious Diseases. Investigating how the landscape of HIV transmission has changed and how, if HIV is to be eliminated, treatment cannot rely wholly on the intervention of Antiretroviral Therapy.
In a new Commentary recently published in BMC Medical Ethics the authors reflect on a series of consultative activities used by the H3Africa Ethics and Community Engagement working group with research ethics committees in Africa and the lessons learned in the development of an ethics and governance framework for best practices in genomic research and biobanking in Africa.
We are delighted to announce that the 7th annual BMC Ecology image competition launches today!
Submit your images for a chance to highlight your research, win prizes, and have your photography featured in BMC Ecology.
The practice of pimping (also known as “toxic quizzing”) and the use of the word in medical education is being called into question. In an article recently published in BMC Medical Education, the authors are asking the medical community to stop using this degrading word and for the end of this practice.
Novel biodegradable surgical metal clips • Income inequality and mass shootings • Impact of rural address on depression treatment outcomes • Interactive ultrasound session to reduce maternal stress in high-risk pregnancies • An innovative technique to map heart signaling pathways
The role of General Practitioner is a less popular choice of medical specialization throughout Europe. In a study recently published in BMC Family Practice, researchers explore and highlight the positive factors that support the satisfaction of active General Practitioners.