Aims and scope

With an ethos of transparency and accessibility, BMC Medicine is an open access, open peer-reviewed general medical journal publishing outstanding and influential research in all areas of clinical practice, translational medicine, public health, policy, and general topics of interest to the biomedical research community. As the flagship medical journal of the BMC series, we also publish stimulating debates and reviews as well as unique forum articles and concise tutorials.  


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  1. Research article

    HbA1c levels in non-diabetic older adults – No J-shaped associations with primary cardiovascular events, cardiovascular and all-cause mortality after adjustment for confounders in a meta-analysis of individual participant data from six cohort studies

    Ben Schöttker, W. Rathmann, C. Herder, B. Thorand, T. Wilsgaard, I. Njølstad, G. Siganos, E. B. Mathiesen, K. U. Saum, A. Peasey, E. Feskens, P. Boffetta, A. Trichopoulou, K. Kuulasmaa, F. Kee and H. Brenner

    Published on: 11 February 2016

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Article collections

Thematic series
Peer review – tips for junior reviewers
Edited by: Dr Jigisha Patel and Dr Sabina Alam

Thematic series
Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases
Guest Editor: Prof Richard Hobbs

Thematic series
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: diagnosis, management and new therapies
Guest Editor: Prof Luca Richeldi

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