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SAGE Publishing acquires the journal of Women’s Health from Future Medicine

April 20, 2016

London, UK. SAGE Publishing, one of the world’s leading independent and academic publishers today announced the acquisition of the journal Women’s Health from Future Medicine, an imprint of Future Science Group. SAGE will begin publishing the journal from its July issue.

Aimed at clinicians, research scientists and a range of professionals within the healthcare community, Women’s Health is a key journal for addressing the challenges surrounding women’s healthcare needs in the changing medical environment. Focused on key advances in the field of women’s health, its management, and the relevance within a clinical setting, each journal issues provides:

  • Original Research Articles – the latest findings in therapeutics, diagnostics, procedures and outcomes in women’s healthcare
  • Leading Reviews on current and emerging topics relating to the safe and effective management of therapy in women, subject to rigorous peer review
  • Cutting-edge Editorials discussing contentious issues
  • Drug Evaluations of individual therapies discussing the place of the drug in current treatment practices and written with an independent perspective
  • Comprehensive Clinical Trial Reports of recently-completed or ongoing clinical studies
  • Priority Paper Evaluations reviewing significant, recently published articles carefully selected and assessed by specialists in women’s health

Speaking of the journal acquisition, Karen Phillips, SAGE Publishing’s Editorial Director commented:

“The research published in Women’s Health provides the medical community with an important outlet for key discussions on the engagement with and management of the field of women’s health. SAGE has, and continues to develop, a strong programme of journals representing the leading researchers, practitioners and societies in medicine. Taking on Women’s Health is an acknowledgement of the strength of partnerships we have built with the community and we look forward to supporting the journal and the field of research further.”

Speaking on behalf of Future Medicine, Managing Director, Phil Garner further remarked:

“I am very pleased that SAGE Publishing will be taking over the publication of Women’s Health. Having fast established a leading portfolio of medical journals, SAGE has the expertise, breadth of knowledge and global scale to be able to support the continued development of this key title. SAGE’s approach to publishing is one that balanced global scale with the importance of personal relationships and I very much look forward to watching the development of the title with its new publishing partners.”

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For more information including subscriber contact information, please visit: https://uk.sagepub.com/women%E2%80%99s-health/journal202572#aims-and-scope

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Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE is a leading international provider of innovative, high-quality content publishing more than 900 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne. www.sagepublishing.com

Future Medicine an imprint of Future Science Group, addresses information needs in clinical and translational medicine and the biosciences. Taking a concise and forward-looking perspective of the developments in modern healthcare, our journals and books span the scientific, clinical, economic and policy issues that confront us today. http://www.futuremedicine.com/page/about.jsp

Women’s Health is organized around restrictive social myths about women: women at the mercy of their hormones; the myth of the maternal instinct; the assumption that it is `natural' for women to carry out the majority of unpaid domestic labour and family care; and women as stereotypes conforming to images of youth, beauty and sexual availability to men. Drawing on research from a wide range of countries, non-western perspectives are included wherever possible. Each chapter includes a review of the psychological literature and relates it to feminist perspectives. https://uk.sagepub.com/women%E2%80%99s-health/journal202572#aims-and-scope

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