The November Takeover

November 20, 2017 at 11:03 AM 0 comments

Louise Chick Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Louise Over the past year, Kim Cordell, our resident blogger, has been walking around the EMJ offices, notepad in one hand, pen in the other, asking members of the team to give her an insight into their daily life. But now, it’sRead More

Patient Self-Management Tools Should be Used to Enhance the Doctor–Patient Relationship

November 13, 2017 at 11:53 AM 0 comments

James Coker Senior Editorial Assistant, European Medical Journal james.coker@schnitzeljagd2014.info @EMJJamesCoker The opportunity for patients to manage their own healthcare needs has grown exponentially in recent years due to self-management devices and the accessibility of vast amounts of information through the internet. Yet the availability and awareness of this opportunity andRead More

An Interview with Wroclaw Medical University’s Jacek Szepietowski

November 7, 2017 at 12:00 PM 0 comments

Samantha Warne Editor, European Medical Journal This interview took place at the 26th European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Congress on 16th September 2017. Jacek C. Szepietowski is a member of the Editorial Board of EMJ Dermatology 5.1 and kindly agreed to meet and share his thoughts on the congress.Read More

My Experience with Isotretinoin

November 7, 2017 at 9:57 AM 0 comments

Katie Earl Editorial Assistant, European Medical Journal Acknowledgements: The author would like to thank Dr Namita Jasani for her assistance proofreading this blog. MY TREATMENT with isotretinoin was a long time coming. Having suffered for many years with severe acne, and with antibiotics only making a small dent in the problemRead More

Interview with Almirall Global Marketing Dermatology Director About New Psoriasis Treatment

November 2, 2017 at 11:10 AM 0 comments

James Coker Senior Editorial Assistant, European Medical Journal james.coker@schnitzeljagd2014.info @EMJJamesCoker Disclosure: The European Medical Journal has engaged in business transactions with Almirall S.A. Members of the EMJ team were delighted to meet Mr Rajesh Gupta, the Global Marketing Dermatology Director of Almirall, S.A. (Barcelona, Spain), for an exclusive interview onRead More

Oh, Did We Mention We Were Finalists in October?

Oh, Did We Mention We Were Finalists in October?

October 31, 2017 at 12:02 PM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim  So, if you are reading this blog, you may or may not be aware that our social media is quite a fabulous place to find yourself… and that’s not just our opinion! EMJ was recently invited to the Essex Countywide BusinessRead More

COPD Nutrition: Underutilised and Undervalued!

October 27, 2017 at 12:10 PM 0 comments

Russell Winwood copdathlete@outlook.com Some of you may have read my EMJ blog titled ‘The Four Pillars of Living Well with COPD’, which was published last year. Since then, I have travelled to many places, talking to patients and respiratory professionals about how I manage my disease. What has become apparentRead More

The International Osteoporosis Foundation Continues Campaign to Raise Awareness of Osteoporosis

The International Osteoporosis Foundation Continues Campaign to Raise Awareness of Osteoporosis

October 26, 2017 at 10:12 AM 0 comments

James Coker Senior Editorial Assistant, European Medical Journal james.coker@schnitzeljagd2014.info @EMJJamesCoker To mark this year’s World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) on the 20th October 2017, the European Medical Journal spoke to the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) to discuss the campaigns that take place during this event and the work that the societyRead More

This October, EMJ Supports

This October, EMJ Supports

October 26, 2017 at 9:37 AM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim  This October, EMJ has proudly showcased its support for National Cholesterol Month, Stoptober, Wear it Pink, and World Psoriasis Day. Returning for its fifteenth year on October 20th was Breast Cancer Now’s annual Wear It Pink day. For one of theRead More

Spasmodic Dysphonia: Side Effects of Botox and the Impact on Quality of Life

Spasmodic Dysphonia: Side Effects of Botox and the Impact on Quality of Life

October 26, 2017 at 9:22 AM 0 comments

Julie Nevin Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care, BSc (Hons) King’s College London, London, UK Spasmodic dysphonia (SD) was described in 1871 as ‘nervous hoarseness’, known as ‘spastic dysphonia’.1 It was not until 1976 that it was acknowledged as SD, the common term used today.2 Despite the condition being recognisedRead More