Muhammad Shafiq
Joseph Footitt
William Philip Dowie Logan
Alan William Fowler
Athol Noble Hepburn
Conclusions of review of dietary sugars and body weight are unwarranted
Authors’ reply to Cottrell and Wittekind
Frank Neville Garratt
Achilles tendon disorders
Getting serious about obesity : Reports from UK medical bodies are a start, but doctors can't do it alone
Confused thinking about discrepancies in predicted fracture risk in older people
Authors’ reply to McCloskey and colleagues
C Everett Koop
The true cost of antimicrobial resistance : Richard Smith and Joanna Coast argue that current estimates of the cost of antibiotic resistance are misleading and may result in inadequate investment in tackling the problem
Findings of Danish study on risk of colon cancer in bisphosphonate users were misinterpreted
Authors’ reply to Abrahamsen and colleagues
Is paracetamol hepatotoxic at normal doses?
Generating energy from crematoriums, and other stories
Calcaneal osteomyelitis
Urgent need for proactive leadership in local suicide prevention plans
Medical secretaries are an essential cog in the wheel
Don't forget to report adverse drug reactions
Is the cap on social care in England the perfect storm for a lawyer?
Malnutrition: the hidden killer in healthcare systems
UK Need for Nutrition Education Programme
The hospital bed: on its way out? : John Appleby examines trends in the number of hospital beds and wonders how low we can go
Six women pilot deep brain stimulation for intractable anorexia nervosa
Treating depression after acute coronary syndrome
Stronger gun laws, fewer deaths
Robotic surgery: revisiting “no innovation without evaluation” : National registries must be created so that this technology can be properly evaluated
Britons are making healthier lifestyle choices than 40 years ago
Preparing a Jehovah's Witness for major elective surgery
“Whole mummy” scans confirm ancient atherosclerosis
Antimicrobial resistance presents an “apocalyptic” threat similar to that of climate change, CMO warns
Hype and the HIV cure : Some media reports exaggerated the significance of the recent case of a functional cure of a baby with HIV, but that's a result of publicising unpublished, non-peer reviewed research, says Margaret McCartney
Health services and drugs industry have collapsed in Syria, agency says
The new UK antimicrobial resistance strategy and action plan : A major societal, political, clinical, and research challenge
Union budget 2013: India “could do better,” say doctors : India's budget for 2013-4 has been received as disappointing for healthcare, with low increases in public spending and more surcharge on private sector profit, finds Jeetha D'Silva, but there were more positive moves for research and doctors’ training
Regulating the NHS market in England : The government must make its intentions clear as it rewrites the regulations on competition
Scrap the royal colleges’ fellowships
Breast feeding is unlikely to control childhood obesity
Stop smoking and don't worry about weight gain
Campaigners will challenge 12 week abortion law in Arkansas
Ethiopian immigrants in Israel received contraceptive shots without their consent
The road to effective clinical decision support: are we there yet?
In brief
Darbapoetin alfa does not help adults with heart failure and anaemia
Limits of agreement (Bland-Altman method)
First case against doctor from Stafford hospital set to start next week
Doctors say rewritten rules on competition do not go far enough
Health groups call for phase out of coal power stations
Drug firms take legal steps to prevent European regulator releasing data
Transformative learning for health equity : Call for submissions for the Prince Mahidol Award Conference, 27-31 January 2014
Maharashtra to train rural health workers to improve access to mental health services
Effectiveness of home based early intervention on children's BMI at age 2: randomised controlled trial
Andrew Witty: the acceptable face of big pharma?
Antimicrobial resistance—an unfolding catastrophe
Judge overturns New York's ban on supersize sweet drinks
An 81 year old man with a blistering rash
Tribunal service was wrong not to allow doctor to quit medical register, judge says
CCGs will need to improve commissioning of mental health services, says health department
Physician pay must change
Europe's life expectancy rises by five years, but health inequalities remain
Grappling with concussion: discovery, policy, and practice
NHS scores well on access, out of hours care, and patient engagement but not on outcomes, conference hears
Retired GP admits helping three patients to end their lives
Norway backs downs over plan to exclude anticancer drugs from coverage
MPs highlight risks of selling off plasma supply company
Clinical trials are bureaucratic, opaque, and offputting to researchers and patients, MPs hear
Combining two multiple sclerosis treatments has no clinical benefit, study finds
Government should not take “big stick” to NHS after Mid Staffs report, says think tank
Campaigners express concern at possible government U turn on alcohol pricing
The future of England's healthcare lies in the hands of competition lawyers
Three quarters of babies consume too much energy, finds UK survey
Bioethics researchers support use of cognitive enhancers