Healthcare Reform: When Do We Need It and How?

October 18, 2017 at 4:06 PM 0 comments

Maxine Szramka Dr Maxine Szramka is a Rheumatologist in Sydney Australia. She blogs regularly at Dr Maxine Speaks10 and is a passionate advocate for the health and well-being of everyone in society, including the health care profession. The buzz on the streets across the world is the need for healthcareRead More

Who Inspires You?

October 16, 2017 at 2:58 PM 0 comments

Mark Wilkes Editorial Assistant, European Medical Journal mark.wilkes@emjreviews.com Many of us look up to someone, whether it is for their achievements, skills, personality, or another reason. In a world of 7.5 billion people, in addition to countless historical figures, there is certainly no shortage of inspiration out there. As partRead More

How to Play an Important Role in Raising Awareness for Mesothelioma in Health Education Week

October 12, 2017 at 3:35 PM 0 comments

Virgil Anderson vanderson@mesothelioma.net Become Part of the Solution Blue is the colour of hope that brings a broader awareness to a rare cancer called mesothelioma. Each year in the USA, September 26th marks a nationally designated date on which blue is worn proudly by the masses, to bring increased awarenessRead More

Study Reveals Extent of Asthma Impact on Patient’s Lives

, October 9, 2017 at 8:30 AM 0 comments

James Coker Senior Editorial Assistant, European Medical Journal james.coker@emjreviews.com @EMJJamesCoker Quality of life in asthma patients is severely impacted, with many heavily limited in their day-to-day activities, and a worrying proportion experiencing anxiety and depression, according to findings from the ‘Still Fighting for Breath’ study that was presented at theRead More

Living with Spasmodic Dysphonia and the Impact on Relationships

Living with Spasmodic Dysphonia and the Impact on Relationships

October 6, 2017 at 4:18 PM 0 comments

Julie Nevin Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care, BSc (Hons) King’s College London, London, UK Spasmodic dysphonia (SD) is a rare neurological condition and diagnosis is often missed, which can potentially cause immense suffering for patients, both physically and mentally. The physical aspects of the condition are unique for everyone.Read More

Sailing Through September

October 5, 2017 at 8:51 AM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim  With members of the EMJ team jetting off across Europe this month to attend a grand total of four medical congresses, which will of course be reviewed in their respective publications, we thought it was high time we took a breather.Read More

This September, EMJ Supports

This September, EMJ Supports

October 3, 2017 at 9:33 AM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim  With September having drawn to a close, the European Medical Journal (EMJ) looks back at the awareness campaigns we have supported this month: World Alzheimer’s Month, National Doodle Day, and World Heart Day. Running every September as an international campaign designedRead More

Improving Patient-Doctor Communication: An Urgent Requirement for Better Patient Outcomes

September 25, 2017 at 3:16 PM 0 comments

James Coker Senior Editorial Assistant, European Medical Journal James.coker@emjreviews.com @EMJJamesCoker Several healthcare professionals at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2017 expressed concerns with patient-doctor communication, which included patients not being honest with their doctors. This can lead to potentially deadly problems, such as patients not taking their medicationsRead More

Mesothelioma: A Dormant Threat

August 25, 2017 at 3:33 PM 0 comments

Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center, New York City, New York, USA The industrialised world is truly a marvel; through years of innovation and invention, society has been rewarded with extreme technological advances. However, there is inherent risk involved with the construction of modern infrastructure and development. Perhaps the most dangerous,Read More

Action-Packed August

August 21, 2017 at 9:06 AM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim  Here in the EMJ offices, August would best be described by the team as a whirlwind, with not one, but six brand new publications ready for you to choose from. With that being said, the journey has been pretty smooth sailing,Read More