Open contracting for health services
US probes first apparent non-sexual person-to-person Zika transmission and first domestic outbreak
Hunt is accused of “underhand” cover up over health department finances
Federal privacy rules offer scant protection for users of health apps and wearable devices
India is urged to resist US pressure to rein in its affordable medicines policies
American Cancer Society questions study claiming increase in metastatic prostate cancer
Juniors' “reduced” hours are more intense
Margaret McCartney: Clean eating and the cult of healthism
Neville Smith
Flu vaccination reduces hospital admissions for cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes, study shows
Induced labour is not associated with risk of autism, say researchers
Three are charged in $1bn US Medicare fraud case
Range of generics will be withdrawn across Europe
Kate Granger
NHS trust stands by doctors who set up clinic for private work
How valuable is physical examination of the cardiovascular system?
What is the best way to manage neurogenic bowel dysfunction?
UK response to serial drug company misdemeanour—no action, no shame
Self regulation is an oxymoron
Generational divide over junior doctors must stop
David Oliver: Lies, damned lies, and the NHS
Negotiated junior contract is even worse
Patricia Duncan Fletcher
Sheila Griffiths
One in 10 adults has tinnitus and risk increases with noise exposure, study shows
John Reid Kirkpatrick
Simpler psychological treatment is as effective as CBT for depression and is cheaper, study shows
Problems of junior doctors in Poland: scientific insight
Sixty seconds on … Zika and the Olympics
Five minutes with … Ivan Oransky
Robotic surgery for prostate cancer achieves similar outcomes to open surgery, study shows
Evidence on value of skin cancer screening is insufficient, US panel finds
London 2012 relived
Hollow victories and hepatitis C
Adverse obstetric outcomes after local treatment for cervical preinvasive and early invasive disease according to cone depth: systematic review and meta-analysis
Betting on hepatitis C: how financial speculation in drug development influences access to medicines
Change in fracture risk and fracture pattern after bariatric surgery: nested case-control study
Adverse inpatient outcomes during the transition to a new electronic health record system: observational study
Congenital heart disease in adults
When hospitals switch to electronic records
Pregnancy outcomes after treatment for preinvasive cervical lesions
Bariatric surgery and fractures
A pill too hard to swallow: how the NHS is limiting access to high priced drugs
High cost of new drugs
Sedentary people are advised to do at least one hour of moderate activity a day
Long travel time to specialised stroke centre offsets potential benefits, study shows
Olympus chose not to alert US doctors of infections linked to its duodenoscopes
Former Johnson and Johnson executives are convicted over off label marketing
Richard Selzer
US proposes to expand fixed payments to cardiac care
Global cost of physical inactivity is estimated at $67.5bn a year
NHS “haemorrhaging money” on clinical negligence claims, defence bodies warn
The opposite of heart failure … and other stories
Seven days in medicine: 20-26 July 2016
NHS's financial woes undermine quality and safety drive
New Pakistani visa controls leave patients from Afghanistan without treatment
Locking doors in mental health hospitals does not reduce suicide or absconding, shows study
NHS trust stands by doctors who set up clinic for private work
Improved GP retainer scheme with increased funding is launched
New Cancer Drugs Fund is flawed without NICE reform, says Roche
Hospitals and birth centers remain safest setting for giving birth, US obstetricians say
Killed surgeon at Berlin hospital had treated patient who shot him
More than 50 UK Zika cases are reported in people returning from abroad so far this year