100 articles published in the last seven days

Editor's Choice

The pressures of pregnancy

BMJ 2014;348:g2789 (Published 16 April 2014)

The missing data that cost $20bn

BMJ 2014;348:g2695 (Published 10 April 2014)


The impact of antibiotics on growth in children in low and middle income countries: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

BMJ 2014;348:g2267 (Published 15 April 2014)

Chronic hypertension and pregnancy outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis

BMJ 2014;348:g2301 (Published 15 April 2014)

Incretin treatment and risk of pancreatitis in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised and non-randomised studies

BMJ 2014;348:g2366 (Published 15 April 2014)

Global, regional, and national consumption levels of dietary fats and oils in 1990 and 2010: a systematic analysis including 266 country-specific nutrition surveys

BMJ 2014;348:g2272 (Published 15 April 2014)

A population health approach to reducing observational intensity bias in health risk adjustment: cross sectional analysis of insurance claims

BMJ 2014;348:g2392 (Published 10 April 2014)

Oseltamivir for influenza in adults and children: systematic review of clinical study reports and summary of regulatory comments

BMJ 2014;348:g2545 (Published 10 April 2014)

Zanamivir for influenza in adults and children: systematic review of clinical study reports and summary of regulatory comments

BMJ 2014;348:g2547 (Published 10 April 2014)


Large personalised medicine trial in lung cancer heralds new research partnership

BMJ 2014;348:g2837 (Published 17 April 2014)

Expanded coverage under US health act projected to cost $104bn less than expected

BMJ 2014;348:g2822 (Published 16 April 2014)

Three million US patients can now see their medical records online

BMJ 2014;348:g2802 (Published 16 April 2014)

Trust asks High Court to advise on advance decision of patient held under Mental Health Act

BMJ 2014;348:g2769 (Published 16 April 2014)

London GP is cleared of practising female genital mutilation

BMJ 2014;348:g2807 (Published 16 April 2014)

French authorities raid drug company offices to investigate collusion over eye drug

BMJ 2014;348:g2815 (Published 15 April 2014)

US internists call for public health approach to gun violence in US

BMJ 2014;348:g2796 (Published 15 April 2014)

Indian paediatricians to be trained in managing childhood TB

BMJ 2014;348:g2808 (Published 15 April 2014)

Hospital trust reviews care provided to 88 patients by oral and maxillofacial surgeon

BMJ 2014;348:g2816 (Published 15 April 2014)

South Korea’s national health insurer sues tobacco industry for $51.9m in damages

BMJ 2014;348:g2795 (Published 15 April 2014)

Health and human services director Sebelius resigns

BMJ 2014;348:g2770 (Published 15 April 2014)

Peterborough trust seeks partner to take it into the black

BMJ 2014;348:g2767 (Published 15 April 2014)

More patients are waiting for hospital treatment, and for longer

BMJ 2014;348:g2777 (Published 15 April 2014)

Air pollution is worse in London than in north of England, Public Health England says

BMJ 2014;348:g2743 (Published 15 April 2014)

In brief

BMJ 2014;348:g2782 (Published 15 April 2014)

New government in Rajasthan is accused of trying to sabotage free drug scheme

BMJ 2014;348:g2729 (Published 15 April 2014)

Shift focus from treatment to encouraging health, safety guru tells conference

BMJ 2014;348:g2755 (Published 15 April 2014)

All public services must learn lessons from Mid Staffs on handling complaints, MPs say

BMJ 2014;348:g2776 (Published 15 April 2014)

Tamiflu purchase worth £49m will go ahead, government says

BMJ 2014;348:g2761 (Published 15 April 2014)

Experts voice concerns over safety of prostate cancer monitoring

BMJ 2014;348:g2745 (Published 14 April 2014)

Ireland considers compulsory health insurance for all and subsidised premiums for least well off

BMJ 2014;348:g2718 (Published 11 April 2014)

Italy drops ban on infertile couples using donated eggs or sperm

BMJ 2014;348:g2722 (Published 11 April 2014)

News - continued

Law to broaden access to contraception gets green light in Philippines

BMJ 2014;348:g2725 (Published 11 April 2014)

Florida ophthalmologist received almost $21m from Medicare in one year

BMJ 2014;348:g2726 (Published 11 April 2014)

US website is launched to share cancer trial data

BMJ 2014;348:g2742 (Published 11 April 2014)

RCGP is cleared of ethnic discrimination in clinical skills assessment

BMJ 2014;348:g2753 (Published 11 April 2014)

Woman challenges NHS refusal to fund egg freezing before treatment that may make her infertile

BMJ 2014;348:g2715 (Published 11 April 2014)

Private sector involvement and competition have not improved healthcare in England, report shows

BMJ 2014;348:g2671 (Published 11 April 2014)

Consultant who ran car export and property business through NHS computer is struck off

BMJ 2014;348:g2711 (Published 11 April 2014)

Hepatitis C could be virtually eliminated by 2030, experts believe

BMJ 2014;348:g2700 (Published 10 April 2014)

US jails hold 10 times more mentally ill people than state hospitals, report finds

BMJ 2014;348:g2705 (Published 10 April 2014)

Handling of patient data by Health and Social Care Information Centre is a “shambles,” say MPs

BMJ 2014;348:g2702 (Published 10 April 2014)

Cochrane review questions effectiveness of neuraminidase inhibitors

BMJ 2014;348:g2675 (Published 10 April 2014)


Des Spence: Narcissistic, bossy, opinionated

BMJ 2014;348:g2569 (Published 16 April 2014)

The “Saatchi bill” will allow responsible innovation in treatment

Michael D Rawlins

BMJ 2014;348:g2771 (Published 15 April 2014)

Staying ahead of getting behind: reflections on “scarcity”

David Loxterkamp

BMJ 2014;348:g2634 (Published 10 April 2014)


Clinical Review

First seizures in adults

BMJ 2014;348:g2470 (Published 15 April 2014)

Anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation

BMJ 2014;348:g2116 (Published 14 April 2014)


Rational Testing: Ordering and interpreting hepatitis B serology

BMJ 2014;348:g2522 (Published 17 April 2014)

ABC of Resuscitation, 6th Edition: Drowning

BMJ 2014;348:g1734 (Published 16 April 2014)

Easily missed?: Dermatitis herpetiformis

BMJ 2014;348:g2557 (Published 16 April 2014)

Views & Reviews

Doctors should be taught to consider the cost of their practice

Bela Nand

BMJ 2014;348:g2629 (Published 16 April 2014)


Treatment allocation in trials: cluster randomisation

BMJ 2014;348:g2820 (Published 17 April 2014)

A patient with rheumatoid arthritis, cryoglobulinaemia, and an “accidental” finding

BMJ 2014;348:g2701 (Published 14 April 2014)

A man with a mass in the thigh

BMJ 2014;348:g2483 (Published 10 April 2014)

What is an “n-of-1” trial?

BMJ 2014;348:g2674 (Published 10 April 2014)



BMJ 2014;348:g2710 (Published 16 April 2014)


BMJ 2014;348:g2523 (Published 16 April 2014)


Selecting an internationally diverse medical workforce

BMJ 2014;348:g2696 (Published 17 April 2014)

Chronic hypertension during pregnancy

BMJ 2014;348:g2655 (Published 15 April 2014)

Antibiotics to promote growth in children?

BMJ 2014;348:g2624 (Published 15 April 2014)

PSA screening for prostate cancer

BMJ 2014;348:g2559 (Published 15 April 2014)

Editorial - continued

Research News


Some progress and some missed targets in the TB epidemic

BMJ 2014;348:g2626 (Published 16 April 2014)

An activist doctor joins the electoral fray in Rajasthan

BMJ 2014;348:g2814 (Published 15 April 2014)

Diabetes Team of the Year: adaptable and supportive

BMJ 2014;348:g2708 (Published 15 April 2014)

GSK faces accusations of bribing doctors in Poland

BMJ 2014;348:g2768 (Published 14 April 2014)

Has Britain solved its teenage pregnancy problem?

BMJ 2014;348:g2561 (Published 14 April 2014)

New way to call time on high strength, cheap alcohol

BMJ 2014;348:g2572 (Published 11 April 2014)

Gastroenterology Team of the Year

BMJ 2014;348:g2677 (Published 11 April 2014)

Tamiflu: “a nice little earner”

BMJ 2014;348:g2524 (Published 10 April 2014)

Tug of war for antiviral drugs data

BMJ 2014;348:g2227 (Published 10 April 2014)

Oseltamivir: another case of regulatory failure?

BMJ 2014;348:g2591 (Published 10 April 2014)


Halldis Aslaug Mackie

BMJ 2014;348:g2361 (Published 15 April 2014)

Judith Frances Hornby

BMJ 2014;348:g2525 (Published 10 April 2014)

James Francis Hanratty

BMJ 2014;348:g2538 (Published 10 April 2014)

Maurice George Philpott

BMJ 2014;348:g2526 (Published 10 April 2014)

Ashley John Miller

BMJ 2014;348:g2527 (Published 10 April 2014)

David Robert Hadden

BMJ 2014;348:g2528 (Published 10 April 2014)

Thomas Lind

BMJ 2014;348:g2535 (Published 10 April 2014)

Philip Kramer Bondy

BMJ 2014;348:g2537 (Published 10 April 2014)


Action is needed to tackle current public health threats

BMJ 2014;348:g2721 (Published 14 April 2014)

Authors’ reply to Hodson and colleagues

BMJ 2014;348:g2692 (Published 14 April 2014)

Support in the early years of life is crucial to reducing obesity

BMJ 2014;348:g2712 (Published 14 April 2014)

Support in the early years of life is crucial to reducing obesity

BMJ 2014;348:g2712 (Published 14 April 2014)

Good doctors are close and aloof with patients

BMJ 2014;348:g2734 (Published 14 April 2014)

Priorities for the next Indian government’s reform of healthcare

BMJ 2014;348:g2733 (Published 14 April 2014)

Treating gestational diabetes reduces perinatal morbidity

BMJ 2014;348:g2690 (Published 14 April 2014)

Impact of EU flavoured tobacco ban on waterpipe smoking

BMJ 2014;348:g2698 (Published 14 April 2014)

Inactivity, not gluttony, causes obesity

BMJ 2014;348:g2717 (Published 14 April 2014)

Bronchial thermoplasty for asthma: evidence is lacking

BMJ 2014;348:g2724 (Published 14 April 2014)

Treating patient experience and clinical outcomes equally

BMJ 2014;348:g2714 (Published 14 April 2014)

Some local authorities are funding public health programmes

BMJ 2014;348:g2719 (Published 14 April 2014)