Monthly Archives: July 2021
Call for Papers! Introducing BMC Oral Health’s New Collection titled “Teledentistry and Distance Learning: Improving Access to Oral Health Care and Education”
The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust teledentistry and distance learning to the forefront of policy considerations. Teledentistry supports the delivery of oral health services through electronic communication means, connecting providers and patients without the usual time and space constraints. Teledentistry’s unique ability to connect disadvantaged, rural communities and the home-bound with dental providers makes this method… Read more »
As climate change and natural disasters increasingly and more severely affect human populations, it is imperative that we better understand the social ramifications and implications for health and wellbeing. A study published today in BMC Public Health provides recommendations to improve the design of violence prevention and tailor interventions to natural disaster settings. Author Ilan Cerna-Turoff discusses the importance of his research in this blog.
Food insecurity is a growing concern in the UK. A study published today in BMC Public Health looks at the framing of food insecurity in national UK newspapers and provides insight into the public and political attitudes toward food insecurity and potential interventions to tackle the problem. Authors Amy Yau and Jean Adams tell us more in their blog.
A study published today in BMC Public Health finds that the inverse relationship between UVB exposure and colon cancer crude rates is stronger in older age groups. The study paves way for future research to evaluate screening programs for vitamin D deficiency as a cancer prevention strategy. Author Raphael Cuomo discusses the study findings in this blog.
Call for Papers! Introducing BMC Ecology and Evolution’s New Collection: Environmental DNA and RNA in Ecology
In the face of global change, greater knowledge of the planet’s past and present ecosystems is more important than ever to manage biodiversity loss and set conservation priorities. A deeper understanding of interactions among living things and their environment is also required to manage ecosystem services and prevent the spread of harmful pathogens worldwide. Fueled… Read more »