Headache, flashing lights, and blurred vision
Samuel Danso Gyimah
Margaret McCartney: Meet the Robodocs: resilient automatons who do as they’re told
One in 10 acute heart failure patients is given IV fluids despite evidence, study shows
The association between kidney function and major bleeding in older adults with atrial fibrillation starting warfarin treatment: population based observational study
Obesity in the US: what is the best role for primary care?
Optimal systolic blood pressure target, time to intensification, and time to follow-up in treatment of hypertension: population based retrospective cohort study
Initiation and follow-up of treatment for high blood pressure
Labour induction with prostaglandins: a systematic review and network meta-analysis
Blast lung
The stepped wedge cluster randomised trial: rationale, design, analysis, and reporting
Trajectories of risk after hospitalization for heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, or pneumonia: retrospective cohort study
Guidelines on body recontouring after bariatric surgery are available
Association of hospital volume with readmission rates: a retrospective cross-sectional study
An occupational therapy intervention for residents with stroke related disabilities in UK care homes (OTCH): cluster randomised controlled trial
Spanish special forces dismantle parallel trade network that caused drug shortages
Inquests into patients who die while under a deprivation of liberty order
James Le Fanu: Questioning those with the answers
Saatchi is right to promote medical innovation but his bill is wrong way to do it
Coping versus burnout and other stories …
A swollen right eye in a child
Failed phlebotomy? Perhaps it's the site used
Failed phlebotomy? Think universal precautions
Will self referral for cancer tests result in better mortality outcomes or yet more activity among the worried well?
Concerns about cohorting of patients with suspected Ebola
One in three people would rather risk shorter life than take a daily pill, US study finds
Why data sharing should be the expected norm
In brief
Palliative care for everyone with advanced progressive incurable illness
Anthony J Hedley
Half of the UK population can expect a diagnosis of cancer
Coalition's changes to NHS were damaging and distracting, says new review
Seizing the telescope
Government underestimated complexity of moving people with learning difficulties out of hospital, report says
“This may hurt”: predictions in procedural disclosure may do harm
Drug makers' adverse event reports are often incomplete, US report finds
Worldwide study links two new genetic variants to breast cancer
UK is set to allow mitochondrial donation after MPs vote in favour
Why aren't the US Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Administration speaking with one voice on flu?
Eight telltale signs are linked to impending death in cancer patients
Ebola drug trial is terminated after fall in number of new cases
Action is needed to tackle UK's “astonishing” abundance of food, MPs are told
Food “responsibility deal” has cost 6000 lives, professor tells meeting
Women with type 1 diabetes have significantly higher risk of dying than men
Intention to treat analysis versus per protocol analysis of trial data
Republican leaders scramble to clarify positions on vaccination
Expert questions whether NHS can be transformed without further upheaval
Former FDA head has become “hired gun” for plaintiffs in lawsuits, drug company alleges
Half of “ideal” families are now below poverty line, professor says
Antibiotic research needs funding to make it more attractive and viable, says report
Frequent eye movements in babies linked to autism, researchers say
Surgeon acquitted of carrying out female genital mutilation in a prosecution criticised by obstetricians
Headache doctor found guilty of dishonesty in research misconduct case
Pre-exposure prophylaxis in women fails to prevent HIV infection in African study
MPs agree new financial security pledge for general practice
India is set to meet target on reducing maternal mortality
Woman with IQ of 70 should be sterilised for her own safety, court rules
Margaret McCartney: Cancer strategy should be led by evidence
Hospitals put into special measures in 2013 have cut their mortality
Retired paediatrician found guilty of rapes and indecent assaults in 1970s and 1980s
Republican leaders outline plan to replace Affordable Care Act
China proposes strict antitobacco controls
Canada's Supreme Court rules in favour of physician assisted suicide
Editor in chief of Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association resigns
Private companies are appointed to provide support to commissioning groups