Grit

August 14, 2017 at 10:20 AM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim  If you haven’t been living under a rock, then I’m pretty sure you will have heard of TED, a non-profit organisation dedicated to spreading ideas, in the form of short powerful TED talks. Recommended on the Future Leaders course curriculum (forRead More

Spasmodic Dysphonia: What About It?

Spasmodic Dysphonia: What About It?

August 9, 2017 at 3:38 PM 0 comments

Julie Nevin Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care, BSc (Hons) King’s College London, London, UK Spasmodic dysphonia (SD): what about it? That is the million-dollar question. I am a specialist nurse and have worked in the healthcare industry for 30 years, yet I had never heard of the disease. IRead More

Networking with Neurology Attending Congress: A First Timer’s Perspective

August 7, 2017 at 4:49 PM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim  If you had asked me what the word congress meant to me a year ago, the connotations would have been extremely different to those which I picture today. The word congress, a word often associated with American politics, denotates something completelyRead More

Breastfeeding: A No-Cost Investment for Life-long Health

Breastfeeding: A No-Cost Investment for Life-long Health

August 2, 2017 at 2:16 PM 0 comments

Muthuswamy Balasubramanyam Dean of Research Studies and Senior Scientist, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India baluglobaldiab@gmail.com How many of us know we observe World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) from 1st–7th August, every year? World Breastfeeding Week is co-ordinated by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), a global network of individuals andRead More

Why the Doctors’ Mantra Is Killing Them

July 28, 2017 at 12:05 PM 0 comments

Dave Verkh International American University College of Medicine, Vieux Fort, St Lucia, West Indies dverkh@iau.edu.lc It’s a deadly secret that many of us keep inside. It’s a burden that only we can feel, while acting completely unaffected to the outside world. The thought of helping others before helping ourselves hasRead More

This July, EMJ Supports

This July, EMJ Supports

July 26, 2017 at 9:20 AM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim  This July, EMJ has proudly supported International Group B Strep Awareness Month, Sarcoma Awareness Week, and World Hepatitis Day. Taking place throughout the month of July, International Group B Strep Awareness Month is organised to bring attention to this life-threatening infectionRead More

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