New approaches to evaluating complex health and care systems
PRISMA harms checklist: improving harms reporting in systematic reviews
India sees progress in child health but rising obesity, shows health survey
The neglected refugee crisis
Sabina Jeannette Strich
Martin Spiro
John Rimington
Alexander Gordon Mackinnon
Raphael James Kerry
Ranjith Kalupahana
Detection of ductal carcinoma in situ and subsequent interval cancers
US panel recommends depression screening for all adults
GPs in UK follow lung cancer guidelines less closely than in other countries, study finds
Anna Maria MacCarthy
Proton beam therapy is as effective as radiotherapy in childhood brain cancer but less toxic, study shows
Margaret McCartney: Technology isn't enough
GP leaders vow to secure more money for general practice
White middle class death rate rise is linked to common diseases
Hospitals are “gaming” data on common operations, leading surgeon says
Abortion in Northern Ireland: is change on the cards?
Zika vaccine could be in production by year's end, says maker
John Delwyn Thomas
Abdominal pain in a 31 year old woman
John F Kurtzke
Sixty second on … greening the NHS
One in 10 patients on antidepressants may have unrecognised bipolar disorder
Long term marijuana use is linked to impaired verbal memory
NHS figures indicate variation in readmission rate among patients discharged at weekends
GPs call for an end to CQC inspections
Junior doctors will take industrial action next week
Five minutes with … Chaand Nagpaul
MPs pass innovative medicines bill
GPs will consider “mass resignation” if government ignores crisis
Questions your patients may have about Zika virus
BMA defends decision to end GPs' responsibility for care home residents
Zika virus is a global public health emergency, declares WHO
Lancet retracts paper by disgraced Canadian researcher
Poor governance in the award of honours and degrees in British medicine: an extreme example of a systemic problem
Therapist guided internet based cognitive behavioural therapy for body dysmorphic disorder: single blind randomised controlled trial
“Schizophrenia” does not exist
Benzodiazepine use and risk of incident dementia or cognitive decline: prospective population based study
Statutory regulation needed to expose and stop medical fraud
A baby with low Apgar scores at birth
Higher levels of mercury in brain are not linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's, study finds
What doctors think would make NHS 111 safer
Government and national bodies take charge of decision making as NHS crisis grows
Extra hour of sitting each day is linked to 22% higher odds of type 2 diabetes
App helps to improve contraception uptake in rural India
Saved from the skip: doctor's action sees hospital art get national recognition
Private tuberculosis testing is cheaper in India
Mark Porter: A covert petrolhead
UK is safe from Zika virus and is helping towards a vaccine, MPs hear
Effect of structured physical activity on prevention of serious fall injuries in adults aged 70-89: randomized clinical trial (LIFE Study)
Rivaroxaban: can we trust the evidence?
“No small talk please, my baby's just died”
Pacemaker battery scandal
Are topical antibiotics an alternative to oral antibiotics for children with acute otitis media and ear discharge?
Good news on stillbirths and neonatal deaths
Alcohol consumption—the importance of context
Study shows that Dry January does more good than harm
WHO analgesic ladder gone astray: wider implications
WHO analgesic ladder and chronic pain: the need to search for treatable causes
Evidence that Dry January changes behaviour for good
Seven days in medicine: 30 January to 5 February
Notes on three scandals
Parents' depression is linked to worse school performance in children
National smoking bans improve health outcomes, Cochrane review shows
Over half of English general practices report unmanageable workload
Zika virus was transmitted by sexual contact in Texas, health officials report
Ophthalmologist who filed 99 claims against NHS trusts acted vexatiously and wasted resources, GMC says
New GPs are offered £20 000 to work in underserved areas
Achieving universal testing for malaria
What is the role of coronary angioplasty and stenting in stable angina?
Walking the tightrope: communicating overdiagnosis in modern healthcare
US needs $1.1bn to treat opioid addiction
Parkinson's disease diagnosis is preceded by increased risk of falls, study finds
Alabama pays town's residents to undergo TB testing
Longer shifts don't increase harm to patients, finds controversial study
David Oliver: Doctors need intergenerational solidarity
Better training is needed on fetal alcohol disorders, says BMA
CCGs told to delay signing £1.2bn deal on cancer and end of life services
WHO warns European countries to be on alert for Zika
MPs find no evidence that Cancer Drugs Fund was spent wisely
Ridding NHS of “unwarranted variation” could save £5bn a year, says report
Former banker who hiked price of drug refuses to speak at congressional hearing