Thursday, May 26, 2016

BMJ Open Ophthalmology

A new open access journal BMJ Open Ophthalmology will launch in September 2016. The journal aims to publish high-quality articles on basic, translational and clinical science covering all aspects of ophthalmology and vision science. 

BMJ Open Ophthalmology will foster a close interaction between basic, translational and clinical sciences by addressing the needs of both clinicians and scientists through high-quality, peer-reviewed content across the breadth of ophthalmology and vision science. 

The journal is offering an introductory full waiver of the Article Publishing Charge (APC) for articles submitted between 1st June and 31st August 2016. Find out more here.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Merck Manuals

Being one of the world’s most widely used medical information resources, the Merck Manuals are now available for free in digital form to professionals and patients. First published in 1899 as a small reference book for physicians and pharmacists,  the Manual grew in size and scope to become one of the most widely used comprehensive medical resources for professionals and consumers. 

As the Manual evolved, it continually expanded the reach and depth of its offerings to reflect the mission of providing the best medical information of the day to a wide cross-section of users, including medical professionals, students and consumers.

The Manuals are available in two versions: Professional Version & ConsumerVersion.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Microbiome and Man Article Collection

BMC Medicine has launched a new article collection on "The Microbiome and Man

This article collection explores the most recent and exciting findings on how the microbiome shapes our body responses and affects treatment. The collection includes invited reviews and commentaries featuring topics such as the gut brain axis, the role of microbiome in treatment outcomes, immune response and microbiome diversity and the effect of antibiotics in children.  

The article collection is now open for submissions of research articles reporting highly significant findings in all areas of microbiome research.