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BMJ

A premier peer-reviewed medical journal which began in 1840 as the Provincial Medical and Surgical Journal and later changed to the British Medical Journal, which was eventually shortened to BMJ. It was the first journal to report a randomised clinical trial and the first to link lung cancer to smoking. It has an article acceptance rate of 7%. Dr. Fiona Godlee has headed the London-based, BMA-owned publication since 2005.

BMJ

Abbrev. for British Medical Journal.
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Dr Fiona Godlee, editor in chief of the BMJ, said: "Governments around the world have spent billions of pounds on a drug that the scientific community now finds itself unable to judge.
One of the biggest industry challenges facing scholarly publishers and societies is finding relevant, qualified reviewers for article peer review," said Peter Ashman, publishing director at BMJ.
BMJ did not put this information into proper context, as their articles do not adequately communicate how crucial it is for patients with atrial fibrillation at risk of stroke to protect themselves from a potentially devastating or even fatal stroke.
In the words of Godlee, editor of the BMJ, her journal exists not just to inform but also to entertain and provoke.
The BMJ say they will next week publish details of "a secret business scheme behind the vaccine scare".
BMJ reported Turkish sources revealed that police officers searching the hospital after the shooting took place discovered the hospital had been shut down by court order in March for performing illegal transplantations.
But now the BMJ article, by investigative journalist Jonathan Gornall, alleges that classification of deaths in the study were changed after the death of a senior researcher, Professor John Emery.
The BMJ revealed there were almost 5,000 notifications of mumps in January 2005 alone.
The article said that the BMJ had turned the documents over to the US Food and Drug Administration.
Eli Lilly and Company Responds to BMJ Apology and Retraction
Physicians should note a February 1, 2003 review in the British Medical Journal ("Old Drugs for New Bugs," BMJ 2003; volume 326, pages 235-236) on evidence for the value of older antimicrobials for resistant bacteria, including staph.
The journal's press summary offers this tantalizing peek at the article's content: "Last year's Christmas issue of BMJ showed that older men have bigger ears.