Margaret McCartney: The great QOF experiment
Anaesthesia
David Oliver: The best health system
Krysztof Krawczyński and Elżbieta Gürtler-Krawczyński
Vectors for Zika virus may spread further than was previously thought, CDC reports
Doctors slam junior contract for discrimination against women
Facial cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
Junior doctors' dispute: a pollster's view
“Shaken baby” expert with unconventional views struck off
A radical prescription for the Medical Council of India
The law is not equipped to consider scientific dispute
Access to specialist palliative care is still inadequate, audit finds
Johann Malawana: we must maintain doctors' goodwill
Women with endometriosis show higher risk for heart disease
US taskforce will push for parity in mental health and substance misuse treatment
Cash for cutting antibiotic use: a novel initiative that needs to be properly thought through
Growing up in care: the disempowerment and disenfranchisement of carers
National Association for Patient Participation (NAPP) replies to article on patient participation groups in general practice
Harm reduction interventions should encompass people who inject image and performance enhancing drugs
Living in areas with good public transport links can increase physical activity by 90 minutes a week
Conclusions of study on height, body mass index, and socioeconomic status have an uncertain basis
Authors' reply to Toth
Surgery for hyperparathyroidism is associated with reduced fracture risk
Free the NHS from the shackles of incompetent central control
Australian paediatric guidelines already acknowledge hypoglycaemia as an indicator of good diabetes care
Blood pressure lowering does not reduce risk of cardiovascular events in patients at intermediate risk
Assam: India's state with the highest maternal mortality
Assets of oncologist who falsely diagnosed cancers to be divided among patients
Alternatives to statins in intolerant patients do lower cholesterol, study finds
Nine in 10 general practices struggle to find locum cover
US medical schools protest against subpoenas requesting names of fetal researchers
Margaret McCartney: A sexist contract for junior doctors
US drug makers have imposed big price rises for top selling drugs, study finds
Tory MP attacks government for “entirely unreasonable” tactics in junior doctors' dispute
Woman in Northern Ireland who bought abortion pills online is given suspended sentence
NHS staff launch judicial review against junior contract imposition
BMA urges government to return to junior contract negotiations
PATCH (Palliation And The Caring Hospital): a charity that is committed to improving hospital palliative care
Ian Alexander Crowther
James Montgomery Dunlop
John Metcalfe
Robert Douglas Young
Journal article questions the use of ayurvedic therapies for diabetes
Stepped care for depression and anxiety in visually impaired older adults: multicentre randomised controlled trial
Progressive elbow pain
Management of type 2 diabetes in adults: summary of updated NICE guidance
Early administration of epinephrine (adrenaline) in patients with cardiac arrest with initial shockable rhythm in hospital: propensity score matched analysis
Defibrillation time intervals and outcomes of cardiac arrest in hospital: retrospective cohort study from Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation registry
A man with a short history of lower back pain
Primary care team
Convicting Zika
Food should be labelled with the exercise needed to expend its calories
Improving outcomes from in-hospital cardiac arrest
Effect of policy, economics, and the changing alcohol marketplace on alcohol related deaths in England and Wales
John Collee: No career, just “a life”
Nutrition science in the media: you are what you read
Sixty seconds on … the digital NHS
GP practices face CQC fee hikes of £2000 a year
Patients' views can improve clinical trials for participants
Doctor is struck off after third fitness to practise hearing
Most patients have less pain and disability after bariatric surgery
Experts call for younger men to be offered PSA test for prostate cancer
Seven days in medicine: 30 March to 5 April
Patients in the papers
Getting the timing right
Healthy people need fewer preoperative tests for elective surgery, says NICE
David Arthur Conn
Lamotrigine for epilepsy may not increase risk of birth defects, study shows
Surgeon is struck off for catalogue of failings in care of six patients who died
Researchers use crowdfunding site to raise money to test potential paedophilia treatment
Australian neuroscientist given two year suspended sentence for falsifying Parkinson's research
Brexit would protect NHS from US interference, campaigners claim
Cannabis, heroin, and cocaine dominate Europe's €24bn illegal drugs market
PubMed is urged to include competing interest information in abstracts
Multimorbidity in Europe and other stories …
Type 1 diabetes is still linked to lower life expectancy
Dementia and flu are blamed for increase in deaths in 2015 in England and Wales
Pfizer and Allergan abandon merger after US tax loophole is closed
EU urges full transparency in science research
US health organizations call for Congress to end bans on research into gun violence
Woman with anorexia is discharged after doctors say that she is untreatable