BMC Medicine will soon be launching a new article collection guest edited by Prof Jasvinder Singh and focused on gout, the most common inflammatory arthritis in adults. This collection was inspired by recent pharmacological breakthroughs and advances in imaging for gout, and we are seeking submissions of research articles that provide important developments in gout management and therapy.
Research published in BMC Medicine shown that the UKCAT scores can be used to predict performance throughout medical school. Here, Sam Leinster discusses it in the context of challenges in medical school student selection.
Research published in BMC Medicine, based on the Million Women Study, reports women with lower levels of education and living in more deprived areas of the UK are at higher risk of coronary heart disease due to differences in behaviour. Here, Sarah Floud co-author of the study discusses what these findings mean in the context of addressing social inequalities.
A study published today in BMC Medicine, reports on an association between maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index and newborn telomere length. Here, author Dries Martens tells us more about the study and the possible implications of these findings.
In an increasingly globalized world, migration is becoming more and more prevalent. An often overlooked aspect of migration is the effect of a drastically new environment on a migrant's health. In this blog, authors of an article published in BMC Medicine highlight their work on obesity and diabetes risk to African migrants compared to individuals still living in their native countries.
Margarida Ferreira-Teixeira, Daniela Paiva-Oliveira, Belmiro Parada, Vera Alves, Vitor Sousa, Obinna Chijioke, Christian Münz, Flávio Reis, Paulo Rodrigues-Santos and Célia Gomes BMC Medicine 2016, 14:163
Charles Agyemang, Karlijn Meeks, Erik Beune, Ellis Owusu-Dabo, Frank P. Mockenhaupt, Juliet Addo, Ama de Graft Aikins, Silver Bahendeka, Ina Danquah, Matthias B. Schulze, Joachim Spranger, Tom Burr, Peter Agyei-Baffour, Stephen K. Amoah, Cecilia Galbete, Peter Henneman, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, Mary Nicolaou, Adebowale Adeyemo, Jan van Straalen, Liam Smeeth and Karien Stronks BMC Medicine 2016, 14:166
Lise Denoeud-Ndam, Alassane Dicko, Elisabeth Baudin, Ousmane Guindo, Francesco Grandesso, Halimatou Diawara, Sibiri Sissoko, Koualy Sanogo, Seydou Traoré, Sekouba Keita, Amadou Barry, Martin de Smet, Estrella Lasry, Michiel Smit, Lubbe Wiesner, Karen I. Barnes, Abdoulaye A. Djimde, Philippe J. Guerin, Rebecca F. Grais, Ogobara K. Doumbo and Jean-François Etard BMC Medicine 2016, 14:167
Jason Roszik, Lauren E. Haydu, Kenneth R. Hess, Junna Oba, Aron Y. Joon, Alan E. Siroy, Tatiana V. Karpinets, Francesco C. Stingo, Veera Baladandayuthapani, Michael T. Tetzlaff, Jennifer A. Wargo, Ken Chen, Marie-Andrée Forget, Cara L. Haymaker, Jie Qing Chen, Funda Meric-Bernstam, Agda K. Eterovic, Kenna R. Shaw, Gordon B. Mills, Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, Laszlo G. Radvanyi, Patrick Hwu, P. Andrew Futreal, Don L. Gibbons, Alexander J. Lazar, Chantale Bernatchez, Michael A. Davies and Scott E. Woodman BMC Medicine 2016, 14:168
Christine Jungk, Andreas Mock, Janina Exner, Christoph Geisenberger, Rolf Warta, David Capper, Amir Abdollahi, Sara Friauf, Bernd Lahrmann, Niels Grabe, Philipp Beckhove, Andreas von Deimling, Andreas Unterberg and Christel Herold-Mende BMC Medicine 2016, 14:170
Rithea Leang, Naw Htee Khu, Mavuto Mukaka, Mark Debackere, Rupam Tripura, Soy Ty Kheang, Say Chy, Neeraj Kak, Philippe Buchy, Arnaud Tarantola, Didier Menard, Arantxa Roca-Felterer, Rick M. Fairhurst, Sim Kheng, Sinoun Muth, Song Ngak, Arjen M. Dondorp, Nicholas J. White and Walter Robert John Taylor BMC Medicine 2016, 14:171
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