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Welcome to BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine
  1. Carl Heneghan, Editor in Chief, BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine
  1. Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford, UK
  1. Correspondence to Professor Carl Heneghan, Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK; carlheneghan{at}

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This month we launch a new design for the journal, both in print and web, along with a change in our name—BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine—and the addition of new article types.

We have subtly changed our name, to build on the strengths of the BMJ’s evidence-based mission. The BMJ and its associated publications have consistently published, promoted and campaigned for better evidence to inform decision making. Our publication on 10 essential papers for evidence-based medicine1 highlights a number of essential evidence-based medicine (EBM) articles in the BMJ: EBM: what it is and what it isn’t,2 the scandal of poor medical research3 and assessing the quality of research,4 among others.

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