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Open Outlook: COPD video series

Adie Chan on February 18, 2016 at 6:54 am

A couple weeks ago, we launched the Open Outlook: COPD video series in conjunction with our International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (IJCOPD). The video series features concise perspectives from international key opinion leaders and is an in-depth look at the impact of advances in COPD management and outlining what this means for future research.

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All Zika and mosquito-borne diseases research FREE to publish in Dove Medical Press journals

Adie Chan on February 10, 2016 at 7:13 am

The World Health Organization last week declared the Zika virus a global public health emergency. In light of this, and in order to facilitate researchers and clinicians involved in the Zika outbreak to rapidly report their experiences and findings, we are waiving all article processing charges (APCs) for Zika virus research published in Dove Medical Press journals.

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Dove Medical Press celebrates 10 years in publishing by bringing you Open Outlook

Adie Chan on February 3, 2016 at 5:42 am

Ten years ago, Dove Medical Press launched its first journals. To celebrate our 10-year anniversary, we bring you Open Outlook, a program exploring the advances in scholarly publishing, alongside advances in medicine.

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Dove Medical Press’ Inaugural Video Abstract Award

Adie Chan on January 26, 2016 at 7:26 am

We are pleased to officially announce the winner of our inaugural Video Abstract Award!

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The advantage of a well-written research paper

Shawn Maloney, PhD on February 11, 2013 at 11:05 am

Academic publishers are selective about the works they choose for publication. As you browse through the many research articles that have been published, you will notice that the arguments are well communicated, the findings are appropriately organized, and the overall messages are clearly written. What becomes apparent is that academic publishers tend to favor manuscripts written by native English-speakers, or by those who have mastered the intricacies of the English language well enough that they can clearly articulate their work. Why?

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Merging the Literature and Propelling the Science

Dr. David Vance on February 7, 2013 at 11:08 am

Gerontology is my passion. Understanding the aging process and how to really maximize on the advantages of aging (i.e., experience, wisdom, spirituality, life-long relationships) while minimizing some of the disadvantages (i.e., cognitive decline, depression and increased suicidal ideation, managing co-morbidities) really excited me as a researcher. That scientific pursuit in itself is enough to sustain any individual for a lifetime of scholarship and scientific inquiry. But as humans we are not always so linear in our thinking, and especially our behavior. We develop other interests and, over the course of time, if we are lucky, we have the opportunity to blend our interests and passions.

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Sound scientific evidence is a prerequisite for any modern health service to provide safe, high quality patient care

Professor Sørensen on December 10, 2012 at 8:40 am

Sound scientific evidence is a prerequisite for any modern health service to provide safe, high quality patient care, while incorporating modern developments in diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention.

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Peer Review

Professor Scott Fraser on December 3, 2012 at 11:53 am

Is peer review no longer necessary? Should it be replaced with post-publication review?

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The significance of Sarcopenia in longevity medicine

Richard Walker on November 7, 2012 at 11:18 am

Muscle, or lean body mass (LBM) can be lost at any age as the result of injury, disease, emotional stress, diet, malnutrition and any other number of factors.

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Has the field of nanomedicine matured?

Tom Webster on November 7, 2012 at 10:49 am

I am often asked if nanomedicine has matured.

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Introducing the Dove Medical Press blog

Tim Hill on November 7, 2012 at 9:51 am

Welcome to our blog.

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