Interpreting an isolated raised serum alkaline phosphatase level in an asymptomatic patient
Vasectomy
Clinical prediction model to aid emergency doctors managing febrile children at risk of serious bacterial infections: diagnostic study
Allow relatives to stay overnight with vulnerable adults to make wards more safe for them
Predictive value of S-100β protein for prognosis in patients with moderate and severe traumatic brain injury: systematic review and meta-analysis
The John Henry effect
Doctors and the alcohol industry: an unhealthy mix?
When to remeasure cardiovascular risk in untreated people at low and intermediate risk: observational study
Fragmentation of basic and nursing care may be to blame for unsafe wards
Only time will tell whether big pharma has an acceptable face
Only one handed applause due
Surgical embolectomy is underused
UK cardiac surgeons have shown the best way to ensure good clinical practice
Maintaining registers that provide reliable and valid information is not easy
Using positive markers for audit
Test for HIV if clinically indicated, regardless of risk factors
Lessons from patients' journeys
How the e-patient community helped save my life: an essay by Dave deBronkart
A mass in the liver
Goodbye (and good riddance?) to PCTs
How to encourage compassion
Clopidogrel and other stories …
Acute stridor: an unusual case of achalasia
Sublingual immunotherapy reduces symptoms of asthma and hay fever, systematic review finds
Paperless records are not in the best interest of every patient
Shorter life expectancies in eastern versus western Europe
Miravirsen works against hepatitis C virus
Chelation therapy may improve cardiovascular health
Patients: the final frontier
Immigrant song
Implementation of the Health and Social Care Act
Take me to your leader
Study finds no association between autism and vaccination
North Dakota passes restrictive abortion laws that may reach the Supreme Court
Experts are ignored in stem cell decision
Suspension of paediatric heart surgery in Leeds provokes controversy
Indian Supreme Court rejects Novartis's appeal on drug patent
Ambitious plan for “tobacco-free” Scotland by 2034
Debilitated smokers tell their stories in graphic US antismoking campaign
Twenty one Bahraini medical professionals overturn convictions for anti-government protest
Hospitals plant trees to mark second NHS sustainability day
Promises, promises
OECD finds some countries are too restrictive about sharing personal data
Court rules that exemption from smoking ban for small Dutch cafes is “unlawful”
Doctor who lied on his CV is allowed to return to work
H7N9 avian flu infects humans for the first time
US to launch major brain research initiative
Roche offers researchers access to all Tamiflu trials
US panel rejects routine use of BRCA cancer screening in women
Peter Beales