Margaret McCartney: Referrals for weight management are a mess
Acid suppressants are associated with increased risk of intestinal infections, study finds
Obama calls plan to repeal Affordable Care Act “reckless” and “irresponsible”
Henry Heimlich
Doctors condemn need for Red Cross to step in to aid NHS in “humanitarian crisis”
PM vows to improve “dangerously disregarded” mental healthcare
Novartis is under investigation for allegedly bribing thousands of Greek doctors
Flawed invisible trial underpins US morning sickness drug, researchers say
Locum pay rates have risen despite hourly rate cap
Learning from appraisal could help to spot doctors in difficulty, say researchers
Man with motor neurone disease challenges ban on assisted suicide
Saving sight and lives online
Dental problems account for one in 140 emergency department visits
Referrals to dentists by GPs could delay diagnosis of oral cancer
Young people with cancer lack clear information about preserving fertility
Better referrals and funding are needed for preserving fertility
Norovirus infections in England hit highest rate for five years
Exercising as “weekend warrior” still yields mortality benefit, study finds
David Oliver: Is NHS “candour” on a break for winter?
Government fails to assuage doctors' concerns over NHS crisis
Managers must respond to doctors' patient safety concerns, GMC says
Doctors speak out from the front line
Son speaks out on behalf of Indian doctors charged over death of patient
First Mid Staffordshire, now the whole country
Sixty seconds on … diet drinks
Migraine and risk of perioperative ischemic stroke and hospital readmission: hospital based registry study
Cost effectiveness of a government supported policy strategy to decrease sodium intake: global analysis across 183 nations
Should gluten-free foods be available on prescription?
Happy corporate holidays from Coca-Cola
Amanda Howe: Champion the GP
Team meetings do not devote enough time to complex cancer cases, report warns
Commentary: We're under financial strain without prescriptions for gluten-free food
Robert Wood
Socioeconomic disadvantage is linked to obesity across generations, UK study finds
Seven day GP access may not be cost effective, auditors warn
Tobacco control benefits poor people, says WHO
A new year hangover the NHS can't shake off
Lack of healthcare funding in Greece is putting patients' lives at risk
Breast screening benefits have been overstated, Danish study finds
A creeping hand eruption
New diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome
New onset facial swelling
An approach to hypopigmentation
Five years of specialised early intervention versus two years of specialised early intervention followed by three years of standard treatment for patients with a first episode psychosis: randomised, superiority, parallel group trial in Denmark (OPUS II)
A painful swollen knee after a fall
Let's hear it for the case report
Seven days in medicine: 4-10 January 2017
Under pressure
Yoga may improve symptoms of lower back pain, says Cochrane review
Higher activity in amygdala may explain how stress increases cardiovascular events
Coca-Cola is sued over claims of misleading advertising
NHS chief warns of more financial challenges
Festive flu delay … and other stories
Commentary: It's not all doom and gloom…but the crunch is coming
This is my house - respect it
A story in a tea cup
Effectiveness of flexible sigmoidoscopy screening in men and women and different age groups: pooled analysis of randomised trials
Lindsey Dow
OBITUARIES
Edwin Thomas Melley
John Frederick Perren
Christopher James Stevenson
Nicholas Wright
Newer vape pens still trigger urge to smoke, study finds
Emergency admissions for diabetes increase more quickly in deprived areas of England
A fifth of healthcare spending is wasted, says OECD report
Employers should not add management objectives to revalidation process, GMC says
US Senate takes first step to repeal Affordable Care Act
Trolley waits in England rise sixfold in six years, show latest figures
NHS in 2017: the long arm of government
Flexible sigmoidoscopy screening for colorectal cancer