An article published in Genome Medicine reports the ability to detect viruses in clinical samples using a nanopore sequencer. The senior author of the work tells more in this blog.
In honor of World Heart Day, the world’s biggest intervention against cardiovascular diseases, we’ve put together this quiz on the topic, why not try it and see how much you know about maintaining a healthy heart!
Today is World Heart Day and Editorial Board Member for Critical Care, Alain Combes, explains more about diseases which affect the heart and blood vessels and what risk factors can lead to such an illness.
For the last few days, BMC Medicine has been hearing about the latest advances in understanding and treating cancer at the European Cancer Congress. Here, we take a look at some of the highlights.
Paraplegia is the loss of motor or sensory function in the lower extremities of the body. But once lost, can this be restored? Research published in Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation investigated this, using just the mind to learn to walk again. Here, co-author of the work reveals more.
Luca Richeldi, guest editor of the Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis article collection in BMC Medicine, talks about the aims of the series and the future of research into this disease.
Last year, BMC Medicine launched a special article collection, Spotlight on breast cancer, guest edited by Debu Tripathy at MD Anderson Cancer Center. One year on, we take a look back at some of the new findings and topical discussions published as part of the collection.
New research published this month in Trials explored what methods are used to prevent selection bias during randomization in unblinded randomized controlled trial. Here, Shaun Treweek, founder of Trial Forge, comments on what this research tells us about current randomization methods and discusses what may be the way forward to prevent selection bias in future trials.
September marks World Alzheimer’s Month and in recognition of this, we’ve put together a quiz to test whether you know your facts from fiction on this widespread disease. Why not see how well you do!
In recognition of World Alzheimer’s Month this September, Marc Wortmann from Alzheimer’s Disease International talks more about what’s needed to improve the quality of life of those with dementia and their families.