Monthly Archives: October 2008

Beyond English: Accessing the global epidemiological literature

Emerging Themes in Epidemiology (ETE) recently published the thematic series “Beyond English: Accessing the global epidemiological literature”. Conceived by Mr Isaac Fung, a PhD student at Imperial College London and a member of the journal’s Editorial Board, this series aims to introduce the global community of epidemiologists to the wealth of local knowledge contained in… Read more »


A new home for ovarian research

Journal of Ovarian Research is a new open access independent journal focusing on research that provides new insights into ovarian functions as well as prevention and treatment of diseases afflicting the organ. As discussed in the journal’s launch Editorial, research in the field has to date been published in a diffuse subset of journals making… Read more »


Increasing significance of medical case reports: JMCR leads the way

 Journal of Medical Case Reports (JMCR) announced yesterday that it has published its 500th case report this week.  JMCR has published case reports from all major medical fields including cancer, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, infectious diseases and musculoskeletal disorders. Since its launch in 2006 over 530,000 case reports have been downloaded from JMCR’s website – indicative of… Read more »


First articles published in Thyroid Research

Thyroidology is one of the fastest growing fields in endocrinology. With the launch of Thyroid Research on 29 September, Editors-in-Chief Andrzej Lewiński, Josef Köhrle, Maria Alevizaki and Barbara Jarząb aim to provide a forum for the latest research in thyroidology and associated fields. Utilizing BioMed Central’s open access publishing platform, Thyroid Research provides their authors… Read more »