Theme issues

Theme Issues

Each year several theme issues are released by the Medical Research Archives, the official journal of the European Society of Medicine. These theme issues are centered around a specific disease, technique, or medical specialty.



Metabolic Syndrome: Policy, Practice, and Progress

In this special theme issue we explore the multifaceted approach to combating Metabolic Syndrome—a condition that has become a global health priority. We examine the policies shaping public health responses, the clinical practices guiding patient care, and the progress made through research and innovation. This issue brings together thought leaders to discuss strategies that address the syndrome’s complex web of risk factors and comorbidities. By integrating insights from policy makers, healthcare providers, and researchers, we aim to highlight the collaborative…

Navigating the Difficulties of COVID-19

This special issue addresses the complex challenges posed by the pandemic. It calls for papers that explore the multifaceted impacts of COVID-19 on health systems, policy responses, and societal…

Challenges and Opportunities in Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, characterized by oscillating periods of mania and depression, presents a complex challenge to mental health professionals. This special theme issue delves into the multifaceted nature of bipolar disorder, exploring the latest advancements in diagnosis, treatment, and management. We aim to illuminate the intricacies of patient care, from innovative therapeutic strategies to the impact of societal perceptions. The articles within offer an overview of current research, highlighting both the hurdles faced by those living with bipolar disorder and the promising opportunities emerging in the field. Through a collaborative effort, this issue seeks to foster a deeper understanding and encourage a dialogue that bridges the gap between clinical practice and patient experience, ultimately contributing to improved outcomes and quality of life for individuals affected by this dynamic condition.

Advances in Lupus, from Pathogenesis to Treatment

This special issue provides a comprehensive overview of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). It covers the latest research on the disease’s genetic predisposition, immune system involvement, and the production of autoantibodies leading to…

Innovations and developments in Malaria

Malaria continues to pose significant global health challenges despite advances in medical science. This special theme issue examines the dual aspects of the ongoing battle against malaria: the persistent hurdles that impede eradication efforts and the innovative opportunities that are emerging in prevention, treatment, and control strategies. It highlights the collaborative efforts required to combat this disease, from the development of more effective drugs and vaccines to the implementation of sustainable public health policies. By bringing together research findings, expert opinions, and case studies, this issue aims to inspire a concerted effort towards a future where malaria is no longer a threat to human health and well-being.

Challenges and Opportunities in Health Disparities

Health disparities represent a critical challenge in the pursuit of equitable healthcare. This special theme issue confronts the stark realities of unequal health outcomes across different populations. It explores the multifactorial causes of these disparities, from socioeconomic factors to systemic biases in healthcare delivery. By highlighting innovative research, policy analysis, and community-based interventions, this issue seeks to uncover the opportunities that lie in addressing these inequities. The contributions within offer a platform for dialogue and action, aiming to catalyze change and promote health equity. Through shared knowledge and collaborative efforts, we can work towards a future where health justice is not an ideal, but a reality for all.

Advancements in Glaucoma

In this special theme issue, we delve into the latest advancements in Glaucoma, spotlighting the progressive strides in understanding and treating this complex eye condition. We bring to light the innovative research, emerging therapies, and technological breakthroughs that are reshaping the landscape of glaucoma care. With contributions from leading experts, this issue examines the latest diagnostic tools, surgical techniques, and pharmacological developments, as well as the implications for patient outcomes and quality of life. Our goal is to provide a comprehensive view of the current state of glaucoma management and the exciting possibilities that lie ahead, offering hope and direction for patients and practitioners alike.

Challenges and Opportunities in Multiple Myeloma

Multiple Myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells, remains a formidable adversary in the realm of oncology. This special theme issue is dedicated to unraveling the complexities of Multiple Myeloma, presenting the latest research on its pathophysiology, treatment breakthroughs, and patient care strategies. It aims to shed light on the challenges faced by…

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