69 articles published in the last seven days

Editor's Choice

The pressures of pregnancy

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



US citizens’ use of healthcare services rises

BMJ 2014;348:g2841 (Published 17 April 2014)

Disagreeing with NICE’s evaluation of evidence is not grounds for a CCG to deny recommended treatment, judge rules

BMJ 2014;348:g2847 (Published 17 April 2014)

Psychiatrist who broke his wife’s ankle is suspended for 12 months

BMJ 2014;348:g2854 (Published 17 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)

News - continued


The role of NHS gatekeeping in delayed diagnosis

Nigel Hawkes

BMJ 2014;348:g2633 (Published 17 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)

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)


ABC of Resuscitation, 6th Edition: Drowning

BMJ 2014;348:g1734 (Published 17 April 2014)

Rational Testing: Ordering and interpreting hepatitis B serology

BMJ 2014;348:g2522 (Published 17 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)




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Public Health England’s draft report on shale gas extraction

BMJ 2014;348:g2728 (Published 17 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)

Does US health reform reduce hospital readmission rates?

BMJ 2014;348:g2641 (Published 15 April 2014)

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)


Halldis Aslaug Mackie

BMJ 2014;348:g2361 (Published 15 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)