On being an older foundation year 1 doctor
Under-reporting and case fatality estimates for emerging epidemics
John Bernard Lloyd (Jack) Howell
How Pakistan's media spreads the message about reproductive and sexual health
We need a drug formulary for obese people
Margaret McCartney: Drugs with anticholinergic side effects and cognitive decline—cause or effect?
Meta-analyses: what is heterogeneity?
Make social care free at end of life to help more people die at home, say MPs
Folic acid significantly reduces risk of first stroke, large Chinese study finds
Surgical team in India calls for mandatory enforcement of WHO safety checklist
First rotavirus vaccine made in India is launched
Homeopathy is not an effective treatment for any health condition, report concludes
Update on the UK law on consent
Teenagers in England to be vaccinated against meningitis group W
Use of GRADE for assessment of evidence about prognosis: rating confidence in estimates of event rates in broad categories of patients
Statins and congenital malformations: cohort study
Mental health effects of varenicline
Syphilitic condylomata lata mimicking anogenital warts
Brian Pentecost
Extending opening hours in general practice won't improve access for patients most in need
CT coronary angiography clarifies diagnosis in suspected angina, study shows
Diabetes groups call for better regulation of insulin pumps
Statins in pregnancy
Drug eluting stents match bypass surgery for mortality in registry study, but trial shows higher event rate
Labour promises to abolish competition in NHS and promote “true integration”
PCSK9 inhibitors reduce cardiovascular events, preliminary data show
In brief
US consumer group criticizes proposal to allow drug makers to challenge safety information
Thrombolysis in acute ischaemic stroke: time for a rethink?
Sudden cardiac death in athletes
World Bank Group's support to the Ebola virus response effort
Author's reply to Reynolds
Preventing overdiagnosis: the myth, the music, and the medical meeting
An unusual cause of hip pain
Rosuvastatin: winner in the statin wars, patients' health notwithstanding
Doctors who stop people's drugs and other stories …
Mixed messages from the GMC on disciplinary processes
Doctors' suicides: economic considerations and beyond
Who should pay for doctor support services?
Misunderstanding the meaning of resilience
Lines on a posteroanterior chest radiograph
Preventing, rather than treating, stress in doctors under investigation
We don't need an “evidence base” for a smoking ban in outdoor spaces
Henrietta Bowden-Jones: Extrovert, optimistic, driven
Improve reporting of female genital mutilation, MPs tell doctors
Coffee consumption and bladder cancer are linked, analysis shows
New drug combination may shorten tuberculosis treatment, study says
Youth mental health services will get overhaul and £1.25bn over five years
US Republicans' budget would cut Medicaid and Medicare and repeal health reform law
Stage III pancreatic cancer and the role of irreversible electroporation
School based education programme to reduce salt intake in children and their families (School-EduSalt): cluster randomised controlled trial
Training in communication skills should be integrated with mandatory resuscitation training
Exercise: not a miracle cure, just good medicine
Only the mother of all reorganisations can save the NHS
Guidance matches osteoarthritis patients to NSAIDs according to risk of side effects
Hospitals must take lead on new care models and work better with GPs, think tank says
New rules of consent: the patient decides
MPs demand to know full cost of failed Hinchingbrooke trust franchise
A quick ward assessment of older patients by junior doctors
Anonymising and sharing individual patient data
US healthcare: how losing your job can kill you in the world's richest country
New treatment approach shows promise for relapsed Hodgkin's lymphoma
Insulin has never become a cheap generic drug in the US because of companies' small changes to “evergreen” the patent
Coronal T2 weighted image of the right iliac fossa from a magnetic resonance enteroclysis study
India's poor sanitation and hygiene practices are linked to stunting in children, study finds
Axial T1 weighted magnetic resonance image through the upper thorax in a 20 year old woman