Medical Writing Trends in medical writing Now more than ever, scientists must speak up for science
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Volume 28, Issue 3 - Trends in medical writing

Now more than ever, scientists must speak up for science

Abstract

In this post-truth era we live in, the validity of facts from climate change and evolution to the shape of the earth and even vaccine safety is challenged by misinformation. As scientists,we should make greater efforts to engage with the public and to counter misinformation through publicising correct information on social media as well as through traditional publishing channels. We can all start with our friends, family, and colleagues. As scientists,we have a responsibility to speak knowl - edgeably on scientific issues that affect us all.

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President's Message
EMWA News
Omics in silico and other trends in biomedical research: Impact on how and what we write
Catching the wave of lifestyle medicine
Artificial intelligence – will we be replaced by robots?
Now more than ever, scientists must speak up for science
When less is more: Medical writers as guardians of curated content
Predatory publishing – what medical communicators need to know
AMWA – EMWA – ISMPP Joint Position Statement on Predatory Publishing
How to combat medical misinformation with a sound content strategy
Subcontracting: Not for the faint of heart
Lay summaries and writing for patients: Where are we now and where are we going?
Clinical trial disclosure: Perspective from a medical writer for a contract research organisation
The 360° approach to authoring risk management plans
Trends in regulatory writing: A brief overview for aspiring medical writers
The medical writing landscape in China
News from the EMA
Regulatory Matters
Medical Communications and Writing for Patients
In the Bookstores
Getting Your Foot in the Door
Veterinary Medical Writing
Medical Devices
My First Medical Writing
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Good Writing Practice
Regulatory Public Disclosure
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