Routine preoperative tests for elective surgery: summary of updated NICE guidance
Diabetes treatments and risk of heart failure, cardiovascular disease, and all cause mortality: cohort study in primary care
Colorectal adenocarcinoma: risks, prevention and diagnosis
Risk of hypoglycaemia in users of sulphonylureas compared with metformin in relation to renal function and sulphonylurea metabolite group: population based cohort study
Big health data: the need to earn public trust
Seven days in medicine: 29 June to 5 July 2016
What Brexit means for the European Working Time Directive
England's most senior doctor immortalised
Blue remembered hills
Do crocodiles and alligators hold the key to cancer treatment?
Yellow fever in Africa
National body is considering a single register for all health and care professionals
Richard Lilford: Hates non sequiturs at dinner parties
Barbara (Basia) Howells
The Goldilocks problems in regulation
Studies must show the value of regulatory schemes
Authors' reply to Kole
Public Health England advice on PSA testing
Soldiers injured in Iraq War were let down by lack of dedicated health facilities, Chilcot report finds
Embracing inherent uncertainty in advanced illness
Are 90% of strokes avoidable? … and other stories
Controversial database of medical records is scrapped over security concerns
Digital pathology imaging offers more benefits than glass slides and microscopes
John Watt Robertson
Multivitamin and mineral supplements in pregnancy are unnecessary expense, review finds
Oscar Wendell Jordan
Should the NHS abolish the purchaser-provider split?
Mark Malak
Anthony Carl Kaeser
Small increase in alcohol duty may cut violence related emergency department visits
George Alexander McDonald
Five minutes with … Chris Harrison, cancer tsar
Sixty seconds on … road traffic crashes
E-cigarettes may be reversing fall in teenage smoking, study finds
Chilcot: physical and mental legacy of Iraq war on UK service personnel
Medical boards often shield doctors guilty of sexual misconduct, investigation finds
Johnson & Johnson is ordered to pay $70m to boy who developed gynecomastia
Tobacco giant loses legal action over Uruguay's tobacco packaging rules
Using NHS data to improve health
Light touch regulation may be most effective
The junior doctor contract: we now need strong leadership at all levels
Government should think again about prioritising seven day NHS services, King's Fund says
Maurice Simeon Albin
“Unloading shoes” are no better than walking shoes for knee osteoarthritis, trial finds
Seven days in medicine: 6-12 July 2016
More doctors are engaged in commissioning under CCGs
Five facts about the gender pay gap in UK medicine
Commonly used drugs and supplements can worsen heart failure, US doctors warn
David Oliver: End of life care in hospital is everyone's business
University closes PTSD studies after complaints from drug regulator
US regulator stops leukemia treatment trial after three patients die
Australian researchers declare an end to AIDS as a public health issue
Senior doctors need to do more to boost juniors' morale
John Marks
Factors that increase risk of persistent pain after breast cancer surgery are identified
Streamlined genetic testing pathway is developed for women with ovarian cancer
Staff shortages are impeding efforts to improve cancer outcomes in England
Shaikh Ali Hossain
What can we salvage from
Sunil Inderraj Handa
“Bleak” future predicted for social care without urgent extra funding
Health reforms achieved primary goals, says Obama
No HIV transmission from condomless sex when partner is on ART, study shows
Children with suspected diabetes should be seen by a specialist immediately, says NICE
Grosvenor Charles Thomas Burfitt-Williams
Stuart Ingram
Health experts urge MPs to back decriminalisation of prostitution
Indian surgeon vows to continue stem cell research on brain dead patients
Government looks into claims of discrimination against UK scientists since Brexit
National Health Action Party gets interim leader after founder resigns
Haiti's health system collapsing under weight of doctors' strike
Peter Edward Baldry
US states that allow medical marijuana see drop in prescriptions for other drugs, study finds
Meningitis B vaccine should not be given to babies, committee says
New test could help 40 000 pregnant rhesus D negative women avoid treatment, says NICE
Hunt for new health secretary is over as Jeremy stays in post
NHS must rein in spending on specialised services, MPs warn
Stress is unlikely to increase breast cancer risk, study finds
Frozen tissue service offers fertility hope to young people with cancer
FDA lifts hold on cancer immunotherapy trial placed after patients died
Workforce gaps are result of reorganisations and “quick fixes,” Health Foundation says
NHS needs culture shift regarding sleeping at work
UK prime minister appoints new ministerial team
Canada's scientists win overhaul of federal research grant system
England must support its community hospitals
Diverting tampon taxes will not solve the issue of violence against women
We should investigate social media's value properly
More of the same from the Department of Health?
Twitter can enhance the medical conference experience
Live tweeting: a tool for learning and reflection
Severely obese teens who have bariatric surgery show improved mobility and less pain
Five facts from the GMC's annual training survey
Fracking is linked to asthma increase, study finds
NHS plan is at risk from cuts to public health and social care, MPs warn
Scaled up general practice organisations do not provide better quality of care, report says
NHS England unveils mental health plan
Progress towards 2030 UN goal to end HIV epidemic falters
I never asked to be ICE'd
Revolutions in public health: 1848, and 1998?
Pelvic organ prolapse
Diabetes drugs show no significant difference in risk of death
Variability in LDL cholesterol is linked to poorer cognitive performance in older people
Poor adherence to antihypertensive drugs
When and how to update systematic reviews: consensus and checklist
Now you see it, now you don't
Unilateral metamorphopsia in a 73 year old woman
Use of imaging tests after primary treatment of thyroid cancer in the United States: population based retrospective cohort study evaluating death and recurrence
Advertising sugar in 1967 … and other stories
Wellbeing and being well
David Oliver: Hip fracture care shows the way
What's the plan, Mr Hunt?
Eating more unsaturated fats and less carbohydrate reduces blood glucose, study finds
NHS England plans to heal relations between government and junior doctors
Surgeon is suspended for altering dead patient's notes retrospectively
Public Health England recommends vitamin D supplements in autumn and winter
Deaths at UK immigration detention centres are the result of avoidable systemic failures, report says
Preferred reporting items for systematic review and meta-analysis protocols (PRISMA-P) 2015: elaboration and explanation
Surgeon specialization and operative mortality in United States: retrospective analysis
Exercise therapy versus arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for degenerative meniscal tear in middle aged patients: randomised controlled trial with two year follow-up
Dietary therapy for irritable bowel syndrome
Vitamin K is important for epilepsy in pregnancy
Arthroscopic surgery for knee pain
Evidence based medicine and bronchiolitis: don't ignore uncertainties
Margaret McCartney: The unacceptable cost of non-NHS screening
Sixty seconds on … medical marijuana
US Congress fails to agree Zika virus funding before summer break
Jenny Higham: Fearing Brexit damage
Warren Durrant
Seven days in medicine: 13-20 July 2016
Michael Leveaux
Douglas Robertson
Elizabeth Forsythe
Brenda Mary Slavin
Laura Kris Squance
Authors' reply to Divers and Braillon
Epilepsy in pregnancy: from ideal to real life?
Ministers have little choice but to keep boosting spending on NHS
Brexit will hamper introduction of seven day hospital services, expert warns
Ask patients “What matters to you?” rather than “What's the matter?”
Female smokers are at highest risk for brain bleeds, study shows
England's health department avoids breaching budget on “technicality”
Cancer research must focus on how cancer cells evolve, new UK strategy argues
Variable discharge of older UK patients is “unacceptable,” say MPs
Blood glucose concentration and risk of pancreatic cancer: systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis
The management of chronic breathlessness in patients with advanced and terminal illness
Experimental procedures involving animals rise slightly, show British figures
Deaths at UK immigration detention centres are the result of avoidable systemic failures, report says
Replenishing $13bn Global Fund is “not a given”