A Haemophilia Hero Scales Everest

A Haemophilia Hero Scales Everest

July 19, 2017 at 10:28 AM 0 comments

Martha Hopewell Executive Director of Save One Life, Inc., Georgetown, Massachusetts, USA martha@saveonelife.net On 22nd May 2017, at 9:59 am, a man from Denver, Colorado, USA achieved what many in the global bleeding disorders community never thought possible: he became the first person with haemophilia to summit the highest mountainRead More

What Is a Leader?

July 12, 2017 at 11:54 AM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim Leader. A word which we have become accustomed to in day-to-day life, but what does the word mean to you? If you think of three attributes associated with a leader, what do you come up with? Someone who is confident, someoneRead More

Juggling June

Juggling June

June 30, 2017 at 10:54 AM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim If you’re reading this blog, then I’m pretty sure you’re aware of how we, at EMJ, are proud to be different. We like to bring a fresh approach to the world of medical publishing, and this is something which we wantRead More

This June, EMJ Supports

This June, EMJ Supports

June 22, 2017 at 5:03 PM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim  With only a few days left of June, EMJ is taking this opportunity to look back at the awareness campaigns we have supported this month. June has not only seen support of awareness days, but has also played host to aRead More

Expanding Science of Yoga: Seeing is Believing

Expanding Science of Yoga: Seeing is Believing

June 21, 2017 at 4:03 PM 0 comments

Muthuswamy Balasubramanyam Dean of Research Studies and Senior Scientist, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India June 21st is the International Day of Yoga, and the whole world is now geared up for celebrating the 3rd International Day of Yoga. The day is very special for India, where yoga originated >6,000 years ago. Yoga isRead More

Humane Resources: Funding Restrictions in Rare Rheumatic Diseases

June 12, 2017 at 4:07 PM 0 comments

Dr Taryn Youngstein Rheumatology Registrar, London @TYoungstein As any rheumatologist knows, most non-medical individuals don’t really know what ‘rheumatology’ is.  Not so much of a bad reputation, as no reputation.  Relatives and friends don’t usually understand it, often considering it a non-operative branch of orthopaedics, with rheumatologists seen as expertsRead More

A Cardiologist’s Perspective on Social Media

A Cardiologist’s Perspective on Social Media

June 7, 2017 at 10:16 AM 0 comments

Chadi Alraies MD Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC, USA Alraies@hotmail.com Like it or hate it, social media, such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, is having an impact on medicine. It is changing the way healthcare providers, including cardiologists, interact with each other and their patients, and it is helping disseminateRead More

Critical Non-Essentials V’s Marginal Gains Giving the F word to GB Athletes

Critical Non-Essentials V’s Marginal Gains Giving the F word to GB Athletes

June 5, 2017 at 9:24 AM 0 comments

Spencer Gore Director, European Medical Journal @SJGore The first ‘business book’ I remember reading many moons ago was ‘Winning’ by Sir Clive Woodward. I’m not sure how many people would call it a business book either, rather a sporting biography, however in my eyes it’s a great business book. I’mRead More

Challenge 273 – Could you do it?

Challenge 273 – Could you do it?

May 30, 2017 at 10:54 AM 0 comments

Spencer Gore Director, European Medical Journal @SJGore So today sees the launch of Challenge 273. This consists of 3 separate challenges over the next 12 months starting today, the 28th May 2017 and finishing on the 27th May 2018. For all 3 challenges, we have one goal, to raise £27,300 for charity. The 3 challenges haveRead More

This May, EMJ Supports

This May, EMJ Supports

May 23, 2017 at 3:28 PM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim As May draws to a close, the European Medical Journal (EMJ) looks back at the awareness campaigns we have supported this month, including Make May Purple, World Ovarian Cancer Day, Sun Awareness Week, and World Lupus Day. Hosted by the StrokeRead More