Category: Medicine

Thought Experiments – A call for (evidence-based) wild ideas

Luis Cláudio Correia (EVIDENCE Editor-in-chief) Ana Marice Ladeia (EVIDENCE Co-Editor-in-chief) João de Deus Barreto Segundo (EVIDENCE Executive Editor) Have you ever heard of the Schrödinger's cat experiment? Yap, that one in which the cat may or may not have died for purposes of demonstrating quantum indeterminacy. Or Ludwig Wittgenstein's Beetle in a Box? Hint: it’s not about ...

XIII International Symposium on HTLV-1 in Brazil

The proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on HTLV-1 in Brazil are available. It was held between October 11th and 13th, at the BAHIANA – School of Medicine and Public Health. #ScienceAtYourFingertips Full Issue View or download the full issue PDF

Preprints e ahead of prints: o que são, para que servem

Versões preprint e ahead of print correspondem a manuscritos completos que são depositados antes da edição final publicada em um periódico.

A quick guide to scientific authorship

There is currently some misunderstanding on what is and what isn't an author contribution in a research report. But, fear thou not: this is a comprehensive list after the ICMJE authorship attribution guidelines of what actually authoring a paper is for when you are preparing your submission documentation.

Op-Ed | Ciência sem gravata e com Evidência

Quando começamos a debater a possibilidade de criar a Evidence, a primeira questão que surgiu se referia ao porquê da necessidade de outra revista biomédica em um ambiente altamente competitivo, repleto de periódicos. Neste sentido, lembramos da frase de Douglas Altman em seu famoso artigo de 1994, The Scandal of Poor Medical Research: “precisamos de menos pesquisas, melhores pesquisas e pesquisas feitas pelas razões certas”.