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The human proteome – from ‘missing proteins’ to spaceflight induced changes. This month’s issue of Expert Review of Proteomics includes two equally intriguing review articles entitled ‘Progress and pitfalls in finding the ‘missing proteins’ from the human proteome map’ by Segura et al. and ‘Spaceflight induced changes in the human proteome’ by Kononikhin et al. Visit this page to find out more and to access these articles.
Focus On: Anxiety Disorders. This month we have made a number of articles on anxiety disorders and their treatment free to access for a limited time. Read the free articles.
January 2017 Editor's Pick: Take a look at the latest editor's pick from Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics.
Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics: Alzheimer’s disease special issue: Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics will be kicking off 2017 with a special issue focused on the treatment and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. All articles in the special issue will be free to access for a month and can be accessed here.
HIV & AIDs: We've made progress but the fight's not over yet: There are a number of therapies in early stage development, which may prove to be more efficacious treatment options for HIV & AIDs, but there's still a long way to go. Read on to access this research.
Focus On: Cystic Fibrosis Therapy. This month we have made a number of articles on Cystic Fibrosis free to access for a limited time. Read the free articles.
December 2016 Editor's Picks: Take a look at the latest editors' picks from Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology.
Free access to Expert Review of Quality of Life in Cancer Care. Since launching Expert Review of Quality of Life in Cancer Care in February 2016, the journal has already attracted lots of interest from authors and readers in the field. We are pleased to announce that the December issue of the journal is free to access until the end of January. Please visit this page for access to our editorial and review content. With topics ranging from palliative radiation to physical exercise in advanced cancer patients, be sure to spread the word to your colleagues too.
Optimizing treatment for ovarian cancer. Multiple remissions and relapses often occur in the course of ovarian cancer, necessitating the need for very careful strategic planning to optimize the treatments available. This month we publish a supplement in Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy, sponsored by PharmaMar, discussing the treatment options for ovarian cancer, aiming to guide decision-making for the main treatment options of surgery, chemotherapy and targeted therapy.
New editorial Board Members. It is our pleasure to announce that we have some fantastic new additions to the Editorial Board of Expert Review of Clinical Immunology. We are delighted to welcome world-leading experts across a broad range of immune-mediated disorders including psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis and more. The latest additions include Yoshiya Tanaka, Vinod Chandran, Arthur Kavanaugh, Steven Feldman, Laurent Peyrin-Biroulet, Carlo Salvarani, and Olaf Stuve.
Focus On: Bladder Health Month. This month we have made a number of articles on bladder health free to access for a limited time. Read the free articles.
November 2016 Editor's Pick. Take a look at the latest editor's pick from Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology.
Editorial board member Gus Rimmelzwaan discusses an interesting paper on maternal vaccination for the prevention of influenza. 'This month’s issue of Expert Review of Vaccines features an interesting paper by Varun K. Phadke and Saad B. Omer: “Maternal vaccination for the prevention of influenza: current status and hopes for the future”. Influenza vaccination has direct beneficial effects in these women who are at increased risk for cardiopulmonary hospitalizations caused by influenza. In addition, there is evidence for a protective effect of vaccine-induced maternally derived antibodies against influenza in infants. This is especially relevant because vaccination of young infants under 6 months of age, in which disease burden is very high, is not recommended. Last but not least, vaccination of pregnant women may even prevent adverse obstetric and perinatal outcomes otherwise caused by influenza virus infections during pregnancy. The authors provide guidance to fill gaps in our understanding, which could further support routine maternal influenza vaccination. To summarise, this article provides an interesting and comprehensive overview of the beneficial effects of vaccination of pregnant women against influenza.' Read the article for free until 20 November 2016.
'Statins stimulate atherosclerosis and heart failure: pharmacological mechanisms'. This article published in Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology in 2015 has over 19,000 downloads, and an Altmetric score of 1079 (in the top 5% of all research outputs on Altmetric). Author Harumi Okuyama outlines the research that lead to his paper in this fascinating case study.
Focus On: Lupus Awareness Month. This month we have made a number of articles on lupus free to access for a limited time. Read the free articles.
October 2016 Editor's Pick. Take a look at the latest editor's pick from Expert Review of Clinical Immunology.
Special Issue on Vaccines for Biodefense. This September Expert Review of Vaccines, the highest impact factor vaccine-specific journal, has published a comprehensive Special Issue on Vaccines for Biodefense. The issue, organised by Gary Kobinger and Igor Lukashevich, covers all aspects pertinent to biodefense vaccine development and is sure to be a go-to resource for researchers in the field for years to come. Find out more, and explore the entire issue for free until 20th October 2016!
Are psychological therapies for functional gastrointestinal disorders on the horizon? With growing interest in the brain-gut axis and how this can act alongside environmental factors to influence gastrointestinal functioning, Expert Review of Gastroenterology and Hepatology’s editorial “Implementing psychological therapies for functional GI disorders in children and adults” is certainly timely. For more information and to read the editorial for FREE to explore the topic in full, click here!
Treatment options for castration-resistant prostate cancer. The primary treatment for prostate cancer is androgen deprivation therapy; however, when the disease progresses despite the use of this therapy, it often results in bone metastases. This month, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in the UK has recommended the use of radium-223 for patients with prostate cancer which has spread to the bone, but are too weak for chemotherapy. Christopher Parker from the Institute of Cancer Research reviews the efficacy and safety of radium-223 dichloride for castration-resistant prostate cancer and looks to the future development of treatment in this month’s issue of Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy. This article is free to access until October 20, 2016.
Focus On: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This month we have made a number of articles on childhood cancer free to access for a limited time. Read the free articles.
Case study. Harumi Okuyama, author of 'Statins stimulate atherosclerosis and heart failure: pharmacological mechanisms' published in Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology in 2015, outlines the research that lead to his paper. Read his story here.
New from Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy: Rewiring the solid tumor epigenome for cancer therapy. The therapeutic application of epigenetic regulation in cancer is of increasing interest, as it has become clear that epigenetic changes can be a causative factor in a cell’s transformation in addition to gene amplification. In a review in this month’s issue of Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy, Michael Hemann from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology explores the rationale behind epigenetic cancer therapy, looks at the clinical successes and failures so far, and discusses the biological concepts that are influencing treatment success. This article is free to access until September 20, 2016.
How is technology currently being applied to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)? This month’s Expert Review of Gastroenterology and Hepatology’s free-to-read editorials have a particular focus on the use of up-and-coming technologies in IBD, which includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Visit this page to read these articles for free!
Developments in Alzheimer’s treatment - could Tau protein be the next important drug target? As Alzheimer's disease progresses, the patient's dependency on other people's care increases with it, and this has generated the need for new and effective therapies in both managing the symptoms and investigating how to halt the disease's progression. Discover more information and access relevant articles.
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Focus On: Psoriasis. This month we have made a number of articles on Psoriasis free to access for a limited time. Read the free articles.
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