The PLoS Medicine Editors. 2006. Are we publishing “the right stuff”? PLoS Med 3(11): e512.
The editors of PLOS Medicine wonder whether they, as editors, are publishing the right stuff in their journal on the basis of the findings of a major study estimating the likely trends in global morbidity and mortality. This editorial critically considers what editors should be publishing and the proportion of research on different diseases appearing in a general medical journal.