Cases Database

In December 2012, BioMed Central launched the Cases Database, a semantically-enriched open access database of medical case reports.


Cases Database is a freely accessible tool, which aggregates case reports from open access or Creative Commons licensed articles from multiple publishers including Springer, BMJ, and PubMed Central. Currently, there are more than 11,000 cases . . . → Read More: Cases Database

If This Then That – Managing Digital Interactions

If This Then That, or IFTTT, is a service that connects web applications based on parameters that you define. The connections are called “recipes,” and currently integrate with over 50 web applications, called “channels.”

For example, a recipe could automatically send a new WordPress blog post to Twitter or Facebook . . . → Read More: If This Then That – Managing Digital Interactions

Internet Explorer 8 required by PubMed as of January 1, 2013

It’s easy to forget or procrastinate when it comes to keeping your browser current. However, it is just as important as keeping your car well maintained. For instance, did you know that after January 1st, PubMed will no longer support Internet Explorer 7? So be sure to keep your browser current. For more information regarding . . . → Read More: Internet Explorer 8 required by PubMed as of January 1, 2013

Healthy People 2020 Released

On December 2, the Department of Health and Human Services unveiled the new Healthy People 2020 objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Visit the Healthy People 2020 site and see the entire list of objectives, measures and other associated resources at . . . → Read More: Healthy People 2020 Released

Nanosensors Spot Early Signs of Cancer

Miniature “nanosensors” can detect early signs of cancer in everyday blood samples taken from patients, researchers report. Read More…