Margaret McCartney: The power of patients’ stories
Transparency rules lead to large fall in positive trial results, analysis finds
Monitor to investigate CCGs’ contract decision in test case
Tackling social factors is key in reducing cardiovascular disease, say US heart doctors
Thousands of Ebola survivors experience serious medical complications
US psychologists banned from participating in national security interrogations
Correction
Blindness to institutional betrayal by the APA
How to develop a more accurate risk prediction model when there are few events
A 22 year old woman with bilateral panuveitis and parotid swelling
Call for a review of services for people with neurological disorders
Dangers of over-the-counter nitrofurantoin for urinary tract infection
Hepatic encephalopathy due to liver cirrhosis
Antibiotics without prescription: more cons than pros
A real opportunity to improve neurology services in England
Use of faecal occult blood tests in symptomatic patients
Authors’ reply to Steele and colleagues
Medical schools should prohibit financial ties between individual academics and industry
Need for proper trial protocols to assess side effects of drugs
Using NHS data on statin outcomes
Barriers facing medical education are methodological, not financial
Time to abandon the use of HSMRs in the NHS
Close the loop to show patients the value of taking part in research
Good quality research demands consent
Psychiatric assessment is a necessary part of humane care
Funding for medical education research should not be based on anticipated improvements to patient care
Simple risk score for colon cancer identifies people likely to benefit from colonoscopy
More people opt to use assisted dying laws for greater variety of reasons
MSF calls for urgent help for war torn Yemen
Court rules that FDA cannot restrict off-label marketing
Intake of saturated and trans unsaturated fatty acids and risk of all cause mortality, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
Borrowing to save: can NHS bodies ease financial pressures by terminating PFI contracts?
The heart of medicine: growing up with pioneering treatment
Nicorandil induced ulcer
Clustering of comorbidities and other stories …
Francis William O’Grady
Josephine Hague
Heti Davies
Sally Eelin Galbraith
Richard Pell-Ilderton
Patrick Offley Porter Newell
Publishers’ charges for scoring systems may change clinical practice
Giving all pregnant women iodine supplements could save costs of cognitive impairment, study finds
Live birth rates after IVF are lower with frozen donor eggs, study shows
In brief
Viral hepatitis surveillance and outbreak report is published in India
India cancels trade talks after Europe bans 700 generic drugs
Uninsured rates drop dramatically in US states that embraced health reform law
The debate over digital technology and young people
Should all NHS premises provide free access to wi-fi?
Denise Anne Moyes
Male doctors are more likely to have legal action taken against them, analysis finds
Hands up for free wi-fi across the NHS
Listening to music helps reduce pain and anxiety after surgery, review shows
CQC plans to test quality of NHS across whole local areas
Use of prescription drugs is common during pregnancy, US study finds
Chelsea team doctor acted with “integrity and professionalism,” says medical body
Mission Indradhanush makes vaccination progress in India
David Oliver: What should senior doctors be paid?
Premature births are blamed for high death rate in UK's under 5s compared with Sweden
What is publication bias in a meta-analysis?
Pharmacists could work in GP premises under proposed new model of care
Junior doctors will not re-enter contract negotiations with government
Countries must prepare for more frequent food shortages, says task force
Letter from doctors urging Wellcome Trust to divest from fossil fuels nears 1000 signatories
Agencies raise health concerns over treatment of Kos migrants