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Signs and symptoms to determine if a patient presenting in primary care or hospital outpatient settings has COVID19 disease, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Review of 16 studies (n=7,706) found that fever, myalgia or arthralgia, fatigue, and headache could be considered red flags for COVID ‐19, however based on currently available data, neither absence nor presence of signs or symptoms are accurate enough to rule in or out disease. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Prevalence of common mental disorders in South Asia: a systematic review and meta-regression analysis - Naveed S, Waqas A, Chaudhary AMD, Kumar S, Abbas N, Amin R, Jamil N, Saleem S.
South Asian countries report the highest prevalence of common mental disorders (CMDs) globally. This systematic review and meta-analysis report the pooled prevalence of CMDs among the South Asian countries. Database searches were conducted in eight electro... (Source: SafetyLit)
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People with Parkinson's disease have a higher risk of dying from COVID-19
(University of Iowa Health Care) A new database analysis of approximately 80,000 patients shows that people with Parkinson's disease (PD) have a 30% higher death rate from COVID-19 than people without the neurodegenerative condition. The new analysis of patient data in the TriNetX COVID-19 research network conducted by University of Iowa researchers and published in Movement Disorders suggests that Parkinson's disease is an independent risk factor for dying from COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
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Five more journals in PubMed
Following journals are now included in PubMed database: 1. Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging 2. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery 3. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics 4. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 5. Indian Journal of Critical Care MedicineSeptember-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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30,000 + full articles online with Medknow
Medknow now hosts 30,000+ full text articles either in the PDF and/or HTML formats.Medknow's collection is unique by many ways:Most of the articles are from traditional access journals which have converted to open accessReaders do not have to register or login to access full articles including the PDF filesMajority of these articles have been generated without a publication or processing feeThe database includes latest articles published Ahead of Print; from current issues published online without any embargo; and from the archives dating back to 1951All the articles in a given journal are open accessKeep a check on...
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Three journals included in CINAHL
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries and Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine have been included by Cinahl Information Systems in CINAHL database and CUMULATIVE INDEX TO NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH LITERATURE.October-2007 (Source: Medknow News)
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More Medknow journals in CAB Abstracts and CINAHL
Following journals are now indexed by CAB AbstractsJournal of Human Reproductive SciencesJournal of Andrology, Sexual Medicine, Ageing and GenderIndian Journal of Medical MicrobiologyHepatitis B AnnualJournal of CytologyMens Sana MonographsCINAHL now includes 3 more Medknow journals in its databaseIndian Journal of Radiology and ImagingAnnals of Indian Academy of NeurologyAsian Journal of Transfusion ScienceFebruary-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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More journals selected for SCI indexing
Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Journal of Cytology have also been selected by Thomson Reuters for coverage in the following prestigious databases:Science Citation Index ExpandedJournal Citation Reports/Science Edition, & Web of ScienceJune-2008 (Source: Medknow News)
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CINAHL indexes 2 journals
Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology and Annals of Thoracic Medicine have been included in CINAHL databases and Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature print index.June-2008 (Source: Medknow News)
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IJHG gets indexed with SCI-E and WoS
Indian Journal of Human Genetics is now indexed with Web of Science and Science Citation Index Expanded. IJHG is an open access publication of Indian Society of Human Genetics and published 3 times in a year.The journal is the fourth journal from Medknow to be indexed with the Thomson Scientific's databases in the last 2 months. Medknow now has 8 journals indexed with the Thomson Scientific's databases. These journals were being published for a long time, but got indexed by Thomson Scientific and many other international bibliographic databases only recently. This clearly suggests that the better visibility a...
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Two new titles in MEDLINE
The National Library of Medicine, USA has included following two titles in MEDLINE/Index Medicus:African Journal of Paediatric SurgerySaudi Journal of GastroenterologyMedknow currently publishes 22 journals indexed with PubMed / MEDLINE.July-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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Medknow partners with GlobEthics to develop ethics journals
The objective is to increase global access to these journals, especially via the Globethics.net Online Library and the journals' individual websites. Most of the journals in the project would offer immediate open access to the contents. African Journal of Business Ethics would be the first journal to go full text online as a part of this project. It is expected that at least 15 journals would be participating in the project in its first year.April-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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JCRT gets indexed with MEDLINE/PubMed
Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics has been included into MEDLINE/PubMed by the National Library of Medicine, USA. The journal will be indexed from volume 1 and issue 1 and all articles published in JCRT so far would be indexed with PubMed.October-2007 (Source: Medknow News)
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New open access no-fee journal on rural neurosciences
Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice (www.ruralneuropractice.com) is new semi-annual peer-reviewed open access journal to be published from January 2010 on behalf of the Associacion Ayuda Enfermo Neuroquirurgico. The journal would not charge the authors for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and would provide immediate free access to all its content.September-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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IJC and IJO indexed with SCI
Indian Journal of Cancer and Indian Journal of Orthopaedics are now indexed with Science Citation Index Expanded, Journal Citation Reports and Web of Science.September-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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Annals of African Medicine joins Medknow
Annals of African Medicine (AAM) to be published by Medknow. AAM is quarterly publication of Annals of African Medicine Society. The journal is peer-reviewed open access publication and would be available online from its new website www.annalsafrmed.org. Articles can be submitted online from www.journalonweb.com.August-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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Access and author-side fee policies
A new page giving 'at a glance' view of access and author-side fee policies of different journals published by Medknow has been created. This can be accessed from http://www.medknow.com/policies.asp.August-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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Saudi Journal of Anesthesia to be published by Medknow
Saudi Journal of Anesthesia (www.saudija.org) is the official publication of the Saudi Anaesthetic Association. From the November 2009, the journal will be published by Medknow and would be open access without author-side fees.July-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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New no-fee, open access journal
Systematic Reviews in Pharmacy (www.sysrevpharm.org) is new open access journal published on behalf of the InPharm Association. The journal does not charge the authors for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts. All articles will be made available online freely immediately on publication. The first issue will be published in December 2009. To begin with the journal will be published semi-annually.July-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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JCVJS is now online
Journal of Craniovertebral Junction and Spine (www.jcvjs.com) is first peer-reviewed journal exclusively devoted the problems of craniovertebral junction. The journal does not charge the authors for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts. All articles will be made available online freely immediately on publication. The first issue will be published in January 2010. The journal will have two issues in its first year.July-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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Annals of Saudi Medicine joins Medknow
From August 2009, the Annals of Saudi Medicine ( (Source: Medknow News)
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Full text of archives added
Following two journals' full text articles from the archives have been made available on their site for free access:Indian Journal of Community Medicine (http://www.ijcm.org.in/backissues.asp): up to vol. 10, 1985Indian Journal of Dermatology (http://www.e-ijd.org/backissues.asp): up to vol. 40, 1995July-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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2008 Impact Factor ®
The 2008 Impact Factor ® as announced by Thomson Reuters for the Journal of Postgraduate Medicine is 1.538. The journal got its first IF this year.June-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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New journals available in PubMed Central
Following journals are now available in PMC:Annals of Thoracic MedicineIndian Journal of UrologyJournal of Emergencies, Trauma, and ShockJournal of Human Reproductive SciencesJournal of Minimal Access SurgeryJune-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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New open access no-fee journal is online
Journal of Young Pharmacists (www.jyoungpharm.in) is a quarterly, peer-reviewed, publication of the InPharm Association. The journal will provide immediate free access to all its contents and will not charge the authors for submission, processing or publication of articles.June-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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Back volumes of more journals available for free access
Following two journals now provide free access to more issues from the archives:Journal of Medical Physics (www.jmp.org.in) - Issues available from vol 3, year 1978Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology (www.annalsofian.org) - Issues available from vol 1, year 1998May-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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5,000 manuscripts submitted for the year
The monthly submissions to Medknow journals now crosses the mark of 1,250. Today, on 30th April, the 5,000th manuscript was submitted on Medknow's manuscript submission site www.journalonweb.com.April-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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Full Archives of IJHG online
Indian Journal of Human Genetics (www.ijhg.com) now has its entire archive from Vol 1, 1995 onwards available online with free access.April-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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New peer-reviewed open access journal in Ayurveda
The International Journal for Ayurveda Research (IJAR), a publication of Dept. of AYUSH, Govt. of India, is a quarterly peer-reviewed international journal. This is the first journal from India that can present to the world the wealth of science generated in Ayurveda in the medical schools and research organizations in the country. The journal aims to provide a common platform for publication of research in Ayurveda and to promote research culture among students of Ayurveda. IJAR will update its reader on research in Traditional medicine in the country and abroad. The journal will also have a special section for research s...
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IJO in PMC
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology is now available from PubMed Central.February-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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Back issues of Indian Journal of Psychiatry available
Back volumes, beginning from issue 1, 1958, are now available online without subscription or registration barrier.February-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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Medknow journals in EMBASE / EMCARE from 2009
Following journals included in EMBASE / EMCARE from 2009Annals of Pediatric CardiologyAnnals of Tropical Medicine and Public HealthAsian Journal of PharmaceuticsAsian Journal of Transfusion ScienceHepatitis B AnnualIndian Journal of Community MedicineIndian Journal of NephrologyIndian Journal of Nuclear MedicineIndian Journal of PsychiatryIndian Journal of Sexually Transmitted DiseasesInternational Journal of Green PharmacyInternational Journal of YogaJournal of Conservative DentistryJournal of Emergencies, Trauma and ShockJournal of Gynecological Endoscopy and SurgeryJournal of Human Reproductive SciencesJournal of Indian...
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Two new OA titles from Medknow
From 2009, Medknow will publish following new open access journalsJournal of Craniovertebral Junction and Spine www.jcvjs.comJournal of Education and Ethics in Dentistry www.jeed.inBoth the journals will be online by February end. Both the journals will have no author-side fee and articles can be submitted online from www.journalonweb.com.January-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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Conservation and Society to be published by Medknow
Conservation and Society www.conservationandsociety.org is a quarterly peer-reviewed open access interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practice of conservation. The journal draws on both natural and social sciences and covers basic and applied research in areas including but not restricted to political ecology, human-wildlife conflicts, decentralised conservation, conservation policy, ecosystem structure and functioning, systematics, community and species ecology, behavioural ecology, landscape ecology, restoration ecology and conservation biology.The journal publishes submitted and commi...
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Author Institution Mapping
All Medknow journals now map the institutions of all the authors for a given issue on Google Map. The link is from the Archives page.Here is an example from JPGM.January-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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MEAJO to be OA and published by Medknow
Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology (MEAJO), will be a quarterly peer reviewed open access journal to be published by Medknow on behalf of Middle East African Council of Ophthalmology (www.meaco.org). The journal will not charge for submission, processing or publication of articles.January-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
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JGID: New open access journal
Journal of Global Infectious Diseases (JGID, www.jgid.org) is an international peer-reviewed journal founded by a network of experts across the globe recognized as the International Infectiologists Network. The mission of JGID is to promote and publish infectious diseases research in areas of basic sciences, clinical medicine and public health. The journal will be published semiannually in 2009, four monthly in 2010 and quarterly from 2011 (March, June, September and December). The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-...
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Journal of the Indian Society of Periodontology to be published by Medknow
The Journal of the Indian Society of Periodontology publishes original scientific articles to support practice, education and research in the dental specialty of periodontology and oral implantology. JISP is now online at www.jisponline.com.The journal will provide immediate free access to its contents and would not charge the authors for processing or publication of articles.November-2008 (Source: Medknow News)
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JIAOMR is now online and open access
Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology is now online at www.jiaomr.org. The journal is a quarterly peer-reviewed publication. JIAOMR will not charge the authors for submission, processing and publication of manuscripts. Articles can be submitted online.November-2008 (Source: Medknow News)
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Four new launches on Open Access Day
Medknow is pleased to announce launch of two new open access journals. These are1. PVRI Review<www.pvrireview.org>: A quarterly publication of the Pulmonary Vasculature Research Institute, UK. 2. Journal of Dental Implants<www.jdionline.org>: A quarterly peer-reviewed publication of the Indian Society of Oral Implantologists.Additionally, two more journals being published by Medknow are now online. These are1. Indian Journal of Nuclear Medicine<www.ijnm.in>: A quarterly peer-reviewed international journal, published under the auspices of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, India2. Indian Journal ...
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New open access journal in ophthalmology on World Sight Day
Oman Journal of Ophthalmology a peer-reviewed publication of Oman Ophthalmology Society has been launched on the World Sight Day. The inaugural issue is online now.The journal will be published 3 times a year and will be available free on the web. Manuscripts can be submitted online from www.journalonweb.com.October-2008 (Source: Medknow News)
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IETE journals to be published by Medknow
Three peer-reviewed journals in the field of electronics and telecommunications, official publications of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers are now online at www.ietejournals.org. These are IETE Journal of Research, IETE Technical Review, and IETE Journal of Education. All the three journals are available free of any toll or registration barrier. Articles for these can be submitted online.October-2008 (Source: Medknow News)
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JLP is now online
Journal of Laboratory Physicians is now online at www.jlponline.org.September-2008 (Source: Medknow News)
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New journal on urology launched
Urology Annals is a quarterly peer-reviewed international journal, published under the auspices of the Saudi Urological Association. The first issue of the journal will be launched in January 2009.Articles can be submitted online from www.journalonweb.com/ua. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.September-2008 (Source: Medknow News)
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ATMPH is now online
The inaugural issue of Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, the official publication of Africa Health Research Organization, is now online at www.atmph.org. The journal will be published twice in the year 2008 and subsequently four times in a year. ATMPH considers for publication both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts dealing with issue on tropical medicine, microbiology, epidemiology, virology, therapeutics, public health, social sciences and laboratory medicine.Articles can be submitted electronically from www.journalonweb.com/atmph. There is no fee for submission, processing or publication of articles.Sept...
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IJMM and IJPM included in SCI-E
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology and Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology have been included for coverage in Science Citation Index Expanded, Journal Citation Reports, and Web of Science by the Thomson Reuters. Both the journals will get official Impact Factor in the year 2011.September-2008 (Source: Medknow News)
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Two more Medknow journals in SCI
Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology and International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries have been included for coverage in Science Citation Index Expanded, Journal Citation Reports, and Web of Science by the Thomson Reuters. Both the journals will get official Impact Factor in the year 2011.August-2008 (Source: Medknow News)
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Journal of Carcinogenesis moves to Medknow
Journal of Carcinogenesis is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal designed to bring together many aspects of research to develop the understanding of carcinogenesis. The journal is now published by Medknow on behalf of Carcinogenesis Press.August-2008 (Source: Medknow News)
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JETS inaugural issue online at www.onlinejets.org
Journal of Emergencies Trauma and Shock (JETS) is the official journal of the INDO-US Emergency and Trauma Collaborative. The inaugural issue is now online at www.onlinejets.org.July-2008 (Source: Medknow News)
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