Linking primary and secondary care data shows undertreated CVD in patients with severe mental illness
NICE recommends PCSK9 inhibitors for patients not responding to statins
Association between the Value-Based Purchasing pay for performance program and patient mortality in US hospitals: observational study
“Informed choice” in a time of too much medicine—no panacea for ethical difficulties
Mosquitoes and Zika: time to harness genetic modification?
Noshir Hormusjee Wadia
Doctors criticise appointment of Dalton to lead new junior doctor talks
Indian Health Ministry told to develop a framework for cancer screening
NHS trusts are told to halt work on rotas and job offers to new doctors
Low dose oestrogen combined oral contraception and risk of pulmonary embolism, stroke, and myocardial infarction in five million French women: cohort study
A 65 year old man with macroscopic haematuria and acute kidney injury
The vascular risks associated with combined oral contraceptives
How “Brexit” might affect the pharmaceutical industry
Probiotics have no effect on gut microbiota in healthy people, review suggests
Drinking artificially sweetened drinks in pregnancy shows link to overweight infants
Sixty seconds on … measuring blood pressure
“Poisonous” NHS spending on agency staff is coming under control, claim ministers
A third of US antibiotic prescriptions are inappropriate, finds CDC study
Juniors will get chance to vote on contract proposals, says BMA
Supporting young people in their transition to adults' services: summary of NICE guidance
NICE guideline committee's comments on editorial about menopause guideline
Authors' reply to Sarri and colleagues
Barrett's oesophagus: diagnosis and management
Massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding secondary to haemorrhoids
Antihistamines in children and other stories …
Paucity of data on the safety of drugs for treating depression in pregnancy
Authors' reply to Braillon and Bewley
Tony Redmond: Still hoping to play the blues
Huge potential from putting public health into local government is being lost in the implementation
Authors' reply to Wight
No need to develop a special interest category for emergency general surgery
Cardiovascular MRI is better than standard scan, say researchers
ASiT's concerns about views expressed in the Nuffield Trust report on emergency general surgery
More patients are facing “devastating consequences” from premature discharge, says watchdog
Seven days in medicine: 4-10 May
Margaret McCartney: Troubling leadership
Many people receive suboptimal care after myocardial infarction, research shows
NHS workforce planning is in disarray, MPs warn
Academic calls for MPs to investigate “weekend effect” in view of conflicting evidence
US drug maker resisted changes to its opioid dosing recommendations to protect revenue, newspaper alleges
Man with disabilities born from incestuous rape has right to compensation, rules judge
Why the NHS should do more bariatric surgery; how much should we do?
Pursuit of truly independent data monitoring committees in research
Five year change in alcohol intake and risk of breast cancer and coronary heart disease among postmenopausal women: prospective cohort study
Fruit and vegetable consumption in adolescence and early adulthood and risk of breast cancer: population based cohort study
Alcohol, diet, and risk of breast cancer
The pressures on general practice
Five Minutes with … Atul Gawande
Supporting the next generation
ASiT's concerns about views expressed in the Nuffield Trust report on emergency general surgery
High level of scrutiny is crushing innovation in NHS, say hospital bosses
Abortion rates stay steady in developing nations but fall elsewhere
Improved health outcomes are linked to higher social spending
Therapeutic substitution could reduce US drug spending by nearly 10%, study finds
More radiologists needed for improved cancer diagnosis, says royal college
David Oliver: Nurse staffing levels are still not safe
CBT may help people who self harm, Cochrane review shows
Two new blood tests will help doctors rule out pre-eclampsia, says NICE
GPs and paediatricians call for joint training to improve child healthcare
NHS reports record waiting times in busiest year ever
Newer drugs for refractory and relapsed multiple myeloma are effective but costly, review finds
Half of wealthy and 98% of poorer cities breach air quality guidelines
Junior doctor contract talks are extended “to improve chance of success”
Computer error may have led to incorrect prescribing of statins to thousands of patients
UK Supreme Court backs GP who refused to pay £10 000 compensation to patient's widow