Lack of evidence for clinical and health policy decisions
Causes and patterns of readmissions in patients with common comorbidities: retrospective cohort study
Deciding authorship order
Another case suggesting that the GMC is not fit for purpose
Disproportionately harsh treatment for GP who married a patient's widower
Doctors need clear guidance, support, and advice from the GMC on relationships with patients
Calling “time” on the GMC's investigations into complaints against doctors
Prioritising ward rounds would improve junior doctors’ experience and patient care
Good research is essential for service improvement
The real reasons for measuring patient reported outcomes
Executive functioning affects health behaviour in older people too
To boldly go “brain training”
Authors’ reply to McMinn and colleagues and Caan
Whether noise exposure causes stroke or hypertensionis still not known
Authors’ reply to Kolstad and colleagues
New advice on switching antiepileptic drugs might be a false economy
We must unite against health law that threatens medical neutrality in Turkey
Reducing overdiagnosis and disease mongering in ADHD in Lombardy
Readmission rates
GP commissioners fund urgent care in bid to prevent winter crises
Fasten your seatbelts for integrated care
Bruce Cole
Test providers should anticipate incidental and secondary findings, says US bioethics commission
Overall health of Americans seems to be improving, report finds
Founder of PIP breast implant company gets four year prison sentence
Doubling of spending on dementia research by 2025 is inadequate, say experts
Betel quid chewing is responsible for half of oral cancer cases in India, finds study
New Zealand prostate cancer awareness programme is likely to increase unnecessary PSA testing, critics say
NHS medical director sets out detail of seven day working
Like a virgin (mother): analysis of data from a longitudinal, US population representative sample survey
Following celebrities’ medical advice: meta-narrative analysis
Operating room safety: 10 point plan to safe flinging
Slipper ulcers
Barcelona baby boom: does sporting success affect birth rate?
Being right or being happy: pilot study
Surgeon is suspended for further 12 months after ignoring tribunal's advice
Serco pulls out of out-of-hours care in Cornwall
Study finds widespread misconception about contraception among Indian medical students
A statin a day keeps the doctor away: comparative proverb assessment modelling study
Escalating criminal and civil violations: pharma has corporate integrity? Not really
Drugs for neuropathic pain
The robotic surgery monopoly is a poor deal
Squamous cell carcinoma masquerading as a viral wart
Liverpool care pathway was made a scapegoat, says palliative care consultant
Volunteer doctors start a clinic for the marginalized of New York city
Stop sitting on the fence: recommendations are essential to informed decision making
Thousands of NHS staff made redundant have been rehired despite large payoffs
Bad medicine: restless legs syndrome
Lack of funding could undermine UK antibiotic resistance strategy, say experts
Two Staffordshire hospitals to remain open under rescue plan
Cancer incidence and mortality continue to fall in US, report finds
Deprivation is restored to funding formula for commissioning groups
EU agrees rules to allow most e-cigarettes to be sold as consumer products
Dietary fibre intake and risk of cardiovascular disease: systematic review and meta-analysis
Primary hip replacement prostheses and their evidence base: systematic review of literature
Effect of socioeconomic disparities on incidence of dementia among biracial older adults: prospective study
Hospital food can be improved only by legislation
Eat more fibre
New and unproved medical devices
Snowball sampling
Scotland and the public health politics of independence
Air pollution as a carcinogen
Forensic psychiatrist wins case against her employer
Clinical commissioners rebuke criticism of NHS
Improved liaison psychiatry services could save the NHS millions, says report
Screening propaganda: the television shows that gave harms second billing
Investigate death of British doctor in Syria, say campaigners
Rogue surgeon was allowed to continue operating for years because patients’ interests were not put first, report says
BMA urges caution over MPs’ request to collect data on patients addicted to prescription drugs
Many states are ill prepared for infectious disease threats, report finds
Promotion of electronic cigarettes: tobacco marketing reinvented?