Predatory Precautions

The Pressure to Publish More and the Scope of Predatory Publishing Activities : Armen Yuri Gasparyan, Bekaidar Nurmashev, Alexander A. Voronov, Alexey N. Gerasimov, Anna M. Koroleva, George D. Kitas J Korean Med Sci. 2016 Dec; 31(12): 1874–1878. Published online 2016 Sep 22. doi: 10.3346/jkms.2016.31.12.1874 PMCID: PMC5102848 One of the earliest motives behind publishing scholarly articles was the dissemination of information among professionals. It also […]

Workshop on Principles of Cancer Epidemiology

Christian Medical College, Vellore- Dept. of Biostatistics is organizing a workshop on “Principles of Cancer Epidemiology” from 11th October to 13th October 2018. The workshop will cover designs in cancer epidemiology, data analyses and analyses of data from surveillance systems. The participants will be provided hands-on exercises on the topic. This course is open to […]

A Digital Notepad to Always Keep You On Track!

Health professionals carry huge amounts of medical information in their heads. The profession demands it. But as life progresses and there are other responsibilities (as a parent, HoD, office bearer of an association or administrator) that creep into one’s life, there are lots more activities that need doing. These tend to be overwhelming, especially as […]

Go Beyond Books

Dr. Ashok Shyam. Why do we lack a Research Culture? Analysing the Indian Medical Landscape. PMC ID: PMC5727989  Good medical practices require an existing awareness of current developments in the field. Research is an essential component of growth in medicine, because new developments require extensive study and analysis. However, there are a number of factors which […]

A Bookshelf on the Go.

If you are a caregiver/health sciences student with particular interested in the Life Sciences, this post will be of special interest to you. The NCBI Bookshelf, from 1999 onwards, provides free access to full text documents and books on their website. As of date, the most popular resources used via this tool remain textbooks. There […]