Category: Editors’ Blog
May 27 2014
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: now a treatable disease and other highlights from the 2014 American Thoracic Society Annual Conference
by Matthew Stanbrook, Deputy Editor, CMAJ, in San Diego, U.S.A. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a chronic progressive disease in which the normal connective tissue of the lungs (the interstitium) is...
May 26 2014
by Gordon Giddings, Editorial Fellow (2013-14), CMAJ One of the benefits of attending conferences is in getting to share knowledge and in meeting colleagues—seeing how things are done in other...
May 26 2014
Domhnall MacAuley is a CMAJ Associate Editor and a professor of primary care in Northern Ireland, UK There was a media storm on climate change last weekend in the UK....
May 21 2014
by Matthew Stanbrook, Deputy Editor, CMAJ, in Hamilton, ON We all eat too much salt, right? And even if we’re perfectly healthy right now, without individual and population-level efforts to...
May 20 2014
by Matthew Stanbrook, Deputy Editor, CMAJ, in Hamilton, ON What should—and shouldn’t—we eat? A confusing and sometimes conflicting mass of information seems to arise continually from new research studies, media...
Apr 23 2014
by Domhnall MacAuley, CMAJ Associate editor In her inaugural professorial lecture Professor Siobhan O’Neill of Ulster University had some fascinating insights into the psychological manifestations of the patients we see...
Apr 15 2014
by Domhnall MacAuley, CMAJ Associate editor, in Monaco. Concussion is the current big story. Football, Hockey, Boxing and even Cricket have their own internal debates addressing issues including, helmets, rules...
Apr 14 2014
From Domhnall MacAuley, CMAJ Associate editor, in Monaco Dr Richard Budgett, IOC Medical Director and former Olympic gold medalist, pointed out in his introduction to the IOC World Conference that...
Apr 04 2014
Lessons in Psychology and Animal Husbandry from the Canadian Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Annual Meeting
by Kirsten Patrick, Deputy Editor, CMAJ, in Victoria, BC Human beings are often difficult to fathom. In a lecture about the health effects (present and expected) of climate change,...