June 12, 2017

New in BMC Medicine - May 2017

 
BMC Medicine
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Dear Dr Wirawan,

We are pleased to share with you our May content update, featuring journal news, top articles and our most recent table of contents.



From the Blog

Can clinician training and self-assessment improve health system performance?

Caesarean section rates in excess of recommended thresholds may pose risks to mothers and infants due to non-medically necessary procedures, and rising healthcare costs. Our study published in BMC Medicine shows that a training program for clinicians resulted in very favorable results: better quality of care for mothers and infants, and major cost savings.


Liver research at the International Liver Congress 2017

The International Liver Congress is the flagship event of the European Association for the Study of the Liver, which took place last April in Amsterdam. BMC Medicine joined this conference along with around 10,000 international attendees. Here, we share some of the highlights.


Antimicrobial Resistance: the importance of large problems far away versus small problems closer to home

Tjibbe Donker writes here about his BMC Medicine study, aiming to help control the spread of antimicrobial resistance between hospitals by comparing the severity and closeness of cases.



Table of Contents

Commentary

Micronutrient powders to combat anemia in young children: does it work?

Observational studies: goldmines of information on rare diseases

Correspondence

Late presentation of chronic viral hepatitis for medical care: a consensus definition

Minireview

When less may be more: calorie restriction and response to cancer therapy

The genetics of gout: towards personalised medicine?

Opinion

Towards the concept of disease-modifier in post-stroke or vascular cognitive impairment: a consensus report

Research

Disease management in the treatment of patients with chronic heart failure who have universal access to health care: a randomized controlled trial

Application of real-time global media monitoring and 'derived questions' for enhancing communication by regulatory bodies: the case of human papillomavirus vaccines

Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) increases the frequency of partner notification among MSM in Lima, Peru: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Comparative safety of anti-epileptic drugs during pregnancy: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of congenital malformations and prenatal outcomes

Habitual coffee consumption and genetic predisposition to obesity: gene-diet interaction analyses in three US prospective studies

Mediation of the effect of malaria in pregnancy on stillbirth and neonatal death in an area of low transmission: observational data analysis

ING3 promotes prostate cancer growth by activating the androgen receptor

Revisiting annual screening for latent tuberculosis infection in healthcare workers: a cost-effectiveness analysis

How many people will need palliative care in 2040? Past trends, future projections and implications for services

A cluster-randomized trial to reduce caesarean delivery rates in Quebec: cost-effectiveness analysis


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May 19, 2017

New in BMC Medicine - April 2017

 
BMC Medicine
Impact Factor: 8.005*
 
 
 

Dear Dr Wirawan,

We are pleased to share with you our April content update, featuring journal news, top articles and our most recent table of contents.



Table of Contents

Commentary

Addressing a clinical challenge: guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of leishmaniasis

Opinion

eHealth in the future of medications management: personalisation, monitoring and adherence

The new field of 'precision psychiatry'

Research

Treatment duration of febrile urinary tract infection: a pragmatic randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled non-inferiority trial in men and women

Exposure to bacterial products lipopolysaccharide and flagellin and hepatocellular carcinoma: a nested case-control study

Patterns of care and outcomes of patients with METAstatic soft tissue SARComa in a real-life setting: the METASARC observational study

Incentivised chronic disease management and the inverse equity hypothesis: findings from a longitudinal analysis of Scottish primary care practice-level data

S100β as a serum marker in endocrine resistant breast cancer

Antidepressant use and cognitive decline in community-dwelling elderly people – The Three-City Cohort

Accuracy of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol estimation at very low levels

Percutaneous intervention versus coronary artery bypass graft surgery in left main coronary artery stenosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Efavirenz-based simplification after successful early lopinavir-boosted-ritonavir-based therapy in HIV-infected children in Burkina Faso and Côte d'Ivoire: the MONOD ANRS 12206 non-inferiority randomised trial

Relative contribution of type 1 and type 2 diabetes loci to the genetic etiology of adult-onset, non-insulin-requiring autoimmune diabetes

Effects of unconditional cash transfers on the outcome of treatment for severe acute malnutrition (SAM): a cluster-randomised trial in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The relative importance of large problems far away versus small problems closer to home: insights into limiting the spread of antimicrobial resistance in England

Daily home fortification with iron as ferrous fumarate versus NaFeEDTA: a randomised, placebo-controlled, non-inferiority trial in Kenyan children

Review

Emerging concepts in liquid biopsies


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Portable peer review
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The BMC Medicine team

*The Impact Factor (IF) is just one measure used for evaluating the impact of research. For further information on the IF and alternative metrics used to measure the impact of research, please click here.


 

May 3, 2017

New Articles From International Breastfeeding Journal

New Articles For BioMed Central:

International Breastfeeding Journal

The following new articles have just been published in International Breastfeeding Journal

Research

Breastfeeding patterns and its determinants among mothers living with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus -1 in four African countries participating in the ANRS 12174 trial

International Breastfeeding Journal 2017, 12:22 | Published on: 2 May 2017
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