Research recently published in BMC Medicine shows that pubic investment in biomedical and health research stimulates additional private sector benefit, generating a positive return on investment of 17%. Co-authors of this work explain more about what this means.
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 seventh: smart drugs.
Reports of inconsistencies between clinical trial protocols and the published results have focused mainly on commercial trials linked to pharmaceutical companies. Research published in Trials assessed this in academic trials and identified that these discrepancies in reporting are not only linked to clinical trials with commercial affiliations. Here, the authors discuss their research.
What is sepsis and why is sepsis awareness in the general public and healthcare staff critically important? In this podcast, we talk to Jean-Louis Vincent, Editor-in-Chief of Critical Care, about this and more. Listen to find out more!
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 sixth: the super controller.
A recent publication in Trials details the development of the European Communication on Research Awareness Needs (ECRAN) project, which was designed to improve public knowledge about clinical trials across Europe. Here, Paola Mosconi answers questions on the project and how it aims to increase participation in clinical trials that cross European borders.
Today Trials publishes an article reporting a case series of 12 requests to the European Medicines Agency for regulatory data. The co-authors of the work explain more here.
Breast Cancer Research recently published an article about the importance of studying male breast cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers. Here we asked Jonine Figueroa to explain more about the research.
BMC Medicine recently published an article investigating whether the use of online petitions and social media actually helps patients gain access to experimental drugs. Co-author of the work, Timothy Mackey, explains more.
We are happy to announce the launch of our new scientific breast cancer image competition, in partnership with the UK’s largest breast cancer charity, Breast Cancer Now and the leading breast cancer journal, Breast Cancer Research! Read on to find out how to enter…