Category Archives: Health & Human Sciences

Publication Retractions Take YEARS to Appear in PubMed

Performing a complex literature review can be challenging; taking into account whether the resulting articles have been retracted, have erratum or have been corrected and republished makes the task even more difficult. Researchers in Lyon, France found that the time-lag … Continue reading

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World Health Organization joins Europe PubMed Central

The World Health Organisation (WHO), now follows an open access policy to ensure the widespread dissemination of scientific research. The policy applies to all WHO-authored or WHO-funded research published in external journals and books. From the WHO website: Journal articles … Continue reading

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Grady Medical Ethicist to Present Talk

The Department of Religious Studies is pleased to present Jason Lesandrini, Medical Ethicist with Grady Health Systems, who will engage the public in a free forum titled: Lessons in Dying: A Conversation with Grady Hospital’s Medical Ethicist on Religion, Ethics, … Continue reading

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PubMed Workshops Rescheduled: April 1-11, 2014

PubMed is a database with over 23 million records and 5 thousand plus journals going back to 1946. As a free service provided by the National Library of Medicine it is the most important resource for medical literature in the … Continue reading

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Contagion: Movie Screening + CDC Panel

The Atlanta Science Festival is screening the movie Contagion as part of its Science on the Screen programming.  Dr. Harold Jaffe, Associate Director for Science at CDC, will moderate and a panel of three CDC scientists will discuss the movie. … Continue reading

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Atlanta Studies Symposium, April 4, 2014

The Atlanta Studies Symposium, an interdisciplinary meeting of scholars, will be held at Georgia State University on April 4, 2014 at Centennial Hall.  This year’s symposium will feature keynote addresses from Clarence Stone, author of Regime Politics: Governing Atlanta, 1946-1988, … Continue reading

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Sort by Relevance in PubMed

PubMed has added a new Display Settings option to sort your search results by relevance. The relevance sort order for search results is based on an algorithm that analyzes each PubMed citation that includes the search terms. For each search … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dr. John Lutzker, new Distinguished University Professor

John Lutzker PhD, a leading expert in child neglect and maltreatment prevention, has been appointed Distinguished University Professor in the School of Public Health.  Dr. Lutzker is the Director of the Center for Healthy Development, a Professor at the School … Continue reading

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GSU Library’s Digital Collections Now Include Video

Audience member speaking during youth violence community forum

The first of Georgia State University Library’s digital collections to feature video content is the Research Atlanta, Inc. Reports. This collection includes eight video recordings, which were received on VHS tapes and digitized at the library. Access to the video … Continue reading

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50 Years of Prevention – The Health Consequences of Smoking

Fifty years ago, the Surgeon General of the United States, Luther L. Terry, M.D., released the first report on the health consequences of smoking. The report helped publicize the negative health effects of tobacco use and signaled a change in … Continue reading

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