Monthly Archives: July 2013

A new affiliation and thematic series for CAPMH

This year, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health (CAPMH) became the official journal of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP). IACAPAP is an international organisation whose mission is to ‘advocate for the promotion of the mental health and development of children and adolescents through policy, practice and research’…. Read more »


The war against malnutrition

Food insecurity is one of the main causes of undernutrition in the developing world. We tend to assume that as a result of poverty many are left hungry, however suffering is often caused through malnutrition where many disorders can arise depending on what nutrients are under or over-abundant in the diet. In many cases across… Read more »

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Call for papers: Genome Medicine announces a new series on Participatory Medicine

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Later this year, Genome Medicine will publish a new thematic series focusing on Participatory Medicine. This article collection will highlight how the implementation of high-throughput technologies such as genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics is promoting a paradigm shift in healthcare. In this new concept of healthcare, clinician and patient are part of the same team…. Read more »


Thrombosis Journal at ISTH XXIV Congress

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Thrombosis Journal recently attended the ISTH XXIV Congress, which was held in Amsterdam from 29 June to 4 July. The ISTH Congress is the biennial conference of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, which also incorporates their annual Scientific and Standardization Committee. At the congress thousands of the world’s leading experts on thrombosis, haemostasis… Read more »


Diabetes, obesity and lipid disorders: recent advances and highlights from the Endocrine Society Meeting 2013

The World Health Organization estimates that at least 2.8 million adults die each year due to being overweight or obese. This is has resulted in a large proportion of the global burden of diabetes, ischaemic heart disease and certain cancers. In response to this global problem, large funding bodies are investing into understanding the diagnosis,… Read more »


Transparency in research using animals

The past two days have seen scientists, animal welfare officers, funding agencies and journal editors gather together in London for the 3rd Basel Declaration Society Conference. The focus? To discuss ways in which these various groups can collaborate to promote openness and transparency in animal research. Following the Declaration of Helsinki, and its impact on… Read more »

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