Investigating polyuria
Why did it take 19 months to retrieve clinical trial data from a non-profit organisation?
Importance of clarifying patients’ desired role in shared decision making to match their level of engagement with their preferences
Fall in incidence of HIV in Asia-Pacific region stalls
What insurance exchanges mean for physicians
Doctors fear that new CCG funding formula will downplay eprivation
Indebted to international medical graduates
Inspections of mental health services will focus more on service users
And finally …
Non-specialists can reduce symptoms in mental health patients in developing countries, says Cochrane review
After the typhoon: how volunteer doctors are bringing medical care to those most in need
The rise of food poverty in the UK
Patients must have single point of contact for care needs, says think tank
Half of drug trials with results on are not published in journals
Probiotic supplementation during pregnancy or infancy for the prevention of asthma and wheeze: systematic review and meta-analysis
Fruit consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: results from three prospective longitudinal cohort studies
A healthy market? Lack of transparency raises doubts about NHS commissioning
Weekend admissions and other stories
Neurological compromise and paravertebral collections
Probiotic supplements
Too Much Medicine: from evidence to action
Methodological concerns about studies on oseltamivir for flu
BMJ is not always impartial about the advertisements it includes
Tackling female genital mutilation in the UK
Editor's reply to Harlow and colleagues
Phil Hammond: Subversive, distracted, trustworthy
Palliative medicine must accept responsibility for end of life care
Weighing up non-clinical factors when choosing drugs
Cuts to the Office for National Statistics will damage the health of the nation
Impregnated central venous catheters should be readily used to reduce risk of bloodstream infection
In brief
Dethroning the king of condiments
Evidence grows for benefits of exercise in dementia
Rate of surgery for lung cancer in England and Wales rose 50% in five years
Where should the world invest?
Scottish healthcare performs no better than England despite higher spending, report finds
Attacks on health workers in conflict areas should be documented for advocacy purposes, conference hears
Case of Italian mother who underwent forced caesarean is to go to High Court
John Oldroyd Forfar
FDA official: “clinical trial system is broken”
John P Caley
Kenneth Hubert Slatter
Tarit Kumar Kundu
Rekha Ralhan
Gordon Wood Bisset
Jane Diana Dudley Wood
Antidepressant use has doubled in rich nations in past 10 years
Health collaboration between BBC and Bihar government is to expand to new areas
Scientists want G8 countries to quadruple funding for dementia research within 10 years
Obama vows to persevere with healthcare changes
Residents’ “handoff bundle” halved error rate, shows study
Split in commissioning between local authorities and health bodies is reducing access to sexual health services
Reduction in lung cancer deaths is lagging behind that in other common cancers
Prognosis of respiratory tract infections in primary care
Meta-analyses: standardised mean differences
Study busts myth of “metabolically healthy” obesity
Pfizer's open data policy should include trials of off-label uses, say critics
Court approved caesarean section for mentally ill woman because of two previous caesareans
Europe drug regulator wins appeal over release of trial data
Judge allows boy to have bone marrow transplant against father's wishes
States choosing not to expand Medicaid stand to lose billions, study concludes