I recently got alerted to this great post from R. W. Donnell, an internist in Arkansas who posts as Notes from Dr RW , on what medical journalists should be expected to know before they
Many journals, including PLoS Medicine, have policies regarding the availability of datasets underpinning published research findings. For example, PLoS journal policies require the “…agreement of authors to make freely available any materials and information described
The Geneva Health Forum is a biannual event organized by the Geneva University Hospitals and the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva in partnership with a number of international organizations including the International
Guest blog by Sophie Beauvais, Communications & Web Content Manager, Global Health Delivery Project and Anat Rosenthal, research fellow, Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Figure by Sophie Beauvais. Limited access
How can health professionals and researchers engage the public and get people interested in science? In Kenya, the Wellcome Trust is supporting an ongoing series of “science cafés,” in which scientists are invited to discuss
Guest blog by Katrina Ray, a PhD student at Imperial College, working as an intern at PLoS Medicine The WHO declared last week that they did not recommend the use of homeopathy for treatment of
Making a decision on whether to vaccinate your child against the myriad of diseases for which vaccines are available, and from which your child may, or may not, suffer in the future, is a complex
A report, The Social Life of Health Information by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project and the California HealthCare Foundation provides insight into how Americans are accessing health information on the web.