Astudypublished today inBMC Public Healthlooks at identifying experienced management interventions in preventing and controlling water pipe smoking (WPS) worldwide. Author of the study, Leila Doshmangir, tells us more in this blog about the systematic review which finds that current enforced legislations are not supported by rigorous evidence.
An assessment of nutrition information on front of pack labels and healthiness of foods in the UK retail market
Consumers are generally becoming more aware of the implications of nutrition on their health, and one of the ways they monitor what they consume is by checking the front of pack and back of pack labeling during food shopping. What the nutrition labels contain and the levels of healthiness of foods in the UK retail market were explored in a newstudypublished today inBMC Public Health.
Findings from anew machine learning study, published today inBMC VeterinaryResearch,can be applied to predict how long an animal will stay in a shelter, as well as minimize their length of stay and chance of euthanization by determining which shelter location is optimal for adoption. Dr. Suchi Rajendran and Janae Bradley tell the BMC Series blog more about their exciting work.
In celebration of the recent launch of BMC Ecology and Evolution, we are delighted to announce our inaugural BMC Ecology and Evolution image competition! Submit your images for a chance to highlight your research, win prizes, and have your photography featured in the journal. Its predecessor, the BMC Ecology Image competition, ran for a successful…Read more »
Last Week inBMC Nephrology, anarticleby Richtrovaet al.discusses whether recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) is helpful in preventing catheter-related blood stream infections, catheter non-function, and catheter malfunction. In our latestBMC Nephrologyblog, Blog Editor Dr. Daphne Knicely looks at the use of dialysis catheters in end-stage renal disease.