Another year is drawing to a close, and that means another excellent year of blogs have been posted. To celebrate the fantastic content we’ve covered On Medicine, we highlight the top ten of 2015, featuring blogs about thyroid hormones, cancer, sepsis and an Alzheimer’s quiz!
A recent book publication, Sharing Clinical Trial Data; Maximizing Benefits, Minimizing Risk, is reviewed here by Richard Lehman. Read on to find out more about what this book can offer.
Professor Alessandro Fiocchi discusses the launch of “Debates in Allergy Medicine”, a new article collection in the World Allergy Organization Journal
BMC Medicine recently published research investigating our understanding of Ebola transmission characteristics and how this can be controlled. To tell us more, Gerardo Chowell explains the research.
Cancer Research UK recently set out to find the current major challenges that need combatting in order to beat cancer. They presented seven challenges that would need to be overcome, and in this blog, originally posted on their website, they focus on the second: Epstein-Barr Virus.
Peter Byass from Umeå University, Sweden, and Editorial Board Member for BMC Medicine, recently attended the United Nations conference on climate change. In this blog he tells us more about developments regarding the relationship between climate change and global health.
Prof Youyou Tu has been awarded the Nobel Prize “for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria”. Here, we ask two of our Editors-in-Chief for their thoughts on Chinese medicine and parasitology, and how this has progressed.
Malaria intervention coverage has rapidly increased across regions in Uganda, according to a new study published in BMC Medicine. Authors Gloria Ikilezi and Allen Roberts link these findings to recent developments in Uganda’s fight against malaria.
Cancer Research UK recently set out to find the current major challenges that need combatting in order to beat cancer. They presented seven challenges that would need to be overcome, and in this blog, originally posted on their website, they focus on the first: creating cancer vaccines.
Christmas may be a time of fun and celebration, but it can also be a time of stress and anxiety, particularly for people with mental health problems. The ISRCTN registry discusses what research is being done in this area and what steps are being made to ensure that people suffering from a mental illness are given the same level of care as those with physical diseases.