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Why are so many Canadians dying?

June 13, 2024

How an opioid giant deployed a playbook for moulding doctors’ minds

June 10, 2024

South Africa’s vaping tax—a bold move for public health?

June 10, 2024

Taking women’s pain seriously: The surgeon who spoke out about vaginal mesh

June 6, 2024

Infected blood: an appalling medical tragedy

June 5, 2024

Tobacco funded research: how even journals with bans find it hard to stem the tide of publications

May 30, 2024

Medical tourism facilitators walk a tightrope between ethics and business

May 30, 2024

Does platelet rich plasma (PRP) treatment really work?

May 29, 2024

Gender medicine in the US: how the Cass review failed to land

May 23, 2024

The untold health toll of voting

May 23, 2024

Pregnancy associated osteoporosis: NHS is “failing women”

May 22, 2024

“Excited delirium”: can the world lose this controversial term, which is accused of covering up deaths in police custody?

May 15, 2024

What do we know about covid-19’s effects on the brain?

May 15, 2024

A lack of quality statistics is hiding the real heatwave death toll

May 14, 2024

Revolving doors: board memberships, hedge funds, and the FDA chiefs responsible for regulating industry

May 8, 2024

“I’m not asking to be let off”—suspended climate activist GP Sarah Benn continues to stand her ground

May 8, 2024

Workforce and winter under Labour: Wes Streeting on his plan for the NHS

May 8, 2024

Why WHO changed the definition of “airborne transmission” in the wake of the pandemic

May 7, 2024

What do we know about covid-19’s effects on the gut?

May 1, 2024

Disability community feels ignored in Canada’s assisted dying expansion

April 29, 2024

Medscape caves in on courses funded by tobacco giant Philip Morris, while medics fear global push into medical education

April 26, 2024

Big alcohol: Universities and schools urged to throw out industry-funded public health advice

April 24, 2024

Argentina’s healthcare is crumbling under its worst ever dengue epidemic and Milei’s presidency

April 23, 2024

Health under the spotlight in India’s 2024 election

April 18, 2024

Can a worker cooperative model of social care improve the patient experience and reduce pressure on GPs?

April 18, 2024

Child health: UK must regain “lost ground,” Kingdon urges

April 17, 2024

Closing the gender health gap: a £39bn boost to the economy, as well as lives

April 17, 2024

Haytox: what is the evidence for a Botox spray for hay fever?

April 12, 2024

Barbados is in the grip of a diabetic foot amputation crisis

April 11, 2024

“Medication is binary, but gender expressions are often not”—the Hilary Cass interview

April 9, 2024

Tanzania pins its hopes on new universal health insurance law

April 4, 2024

After years of decline, Brazil sees vaccination coverage rise in 2023

April 2, 2024

The AI bot will see you now: how technology is changing the doctor-patient relationship

March 28, 2024

Frontiers’ journals saw large scale retractions—where does that leave the publisher’s reputation with researchers?

March 27, 2024

Marmot Places: the areas taking a local approach to health inequalities

March 26, 2024

French government looks to immigration to help plug health workers gap, but candidates are not always up to scratch

March 21, 2024

Doctors’ real terms purchasing power has declined substantially over 15 years, independent analysis confirms

March 20, 2024

How climate change is changing vaccination planning

March 19, 2024

How general practice is paying for the cost-of-living crisis

March 14, 2024

Increasing numbers of doctors going less than full time for their wellbeing

March 13, 2024

Chile passed tough measures to combat an obesity epidemic, so why does it still have an obesity problem?

March 13, 2024

How to avoid being duped by predatory journals

March 7, 2024

Whistleblower’s decades long fight to save patients from dangerous research

March 6, 2024

India’s struggle to integrate traditional medicine into modern healthcare

March 5, 2024

Antibiotic costs rise 1100% as big pharma exits Nigeria

March 1, 2024

The case for reform of rotational training

February 29, 2024

Scotland’s health visitor investment is improving child health and easing pressure on services

February 27, 2024

Doctor bribes: Romania finds rare success among persisting healthcare corruption across Europe

February 23, 2024

GMC says sorry to LGBTQ+ doctors, but wider persecution continues

February 22, 2024

The grey area of “fertility tech” being mis-sold as contraception

February 16, 2024

Doctor parents and childcare: the untold toll revealed

February 14, 2024

Addicted to substitute drugs: the unexpected turn in the opioid crisis for India

February 8, 2024

Medical misinformation on social media

February 6, 2024

Strikes and a healthcare system on its knees: Italy’s start to 2024

February 1, 2024

Second trimester abortions: a global crisis in abortion care

January 31, 2024

Measles outbreaks: Investing in patient relationships through GPs will be key

January 29, 2024

Does the NHS have a productivity problem?

January 25, 2024

The BMJ Appeal 2023-24: Gaza’s mothers and babies need your help

January 25, 2024

Artificial pancreases for type 1 diabetes: Better access is “watershed moment”—but delivery is key

January 23, 2024

The European healthcare workforce crisis: how bad is it?

January 19, 2024

What will happen if doctors can’t use WhatsApp?

January 17, 2024

The BMJ Appeal 2023-24: The Combat squads fighting forced child marriage

January 17, 2024

The BMJ Appeal 2023-24: ActionAid offers immediate and long term help

January 11, 2024

Medical apprenticeships: what we know so far, and what happens next

January 11, 2024

How to solve the workforce crisis: listen to what health professionals want

January 10, 2024

US states want to buy cheap drugs from Canada—and the FDA says yes after three year delay

January 9, 2024

Growing interest in Korean “postnatal retreats” highlights dearth in maternal care in North America

January 4, 2024

How patriarchy and conservatism fuel deadly hesitancy among women with breast cancer

January 2, 2024

Christmas 2023: Chocolate brownies and calorie restriction—the sweetest paradox?

December 20, 2023

Christmas 2023: Cheers not tears—champagne corks and eye injury

December 20, 2023

Christmas 2023: Bug in a mug—are hospital coffee machines transmitting pathogens?

December 19, 2023

Christmas 2023: Workload and the mysterious law of karma

December 18, 2023

Christmas 2023: Why I . . . run nature retreats for doctors

December 13, 2023

The man helping prevent suicide with Google adverts

December 13, 2023

Christmas 2023: Jingle bots—turbocharge your Christmas card creativity with AI

December 13, 2023

Birdwatching and medicine: stories of curiosity and wonder

December 12, 2023

Health spending is driving people into poverty in Europe and central Asia

December 12, 2023

Christmas 2023: The space doctors

December 12, 2023

Role model: Tom Miller

December 12, 2023

Christmas 2023: Medicine—a performing art

December 11, 2023

The BMJ Appeal 2023-24: The Syrian health workers pulling 24 hour shifts to keep their maternity hospital open

December 7, 2023

What you need to know about physician associates

December 7, 2023

NHS culture change is difficult, not impossible—but essential, says health ombudsman

December 6, 2023

Inside the patient and family activated critical care hotline that’s a model for Martha’s rule

November 30, 2023

The BMJ Appeal 2023-24: Periods don’t stop for disasters

November 30, 2023

“We weren’t that great at treating flu—it should not be our model for covid”: America’s covid-19 tsar speaks

November 29, 2023

The “abortion trail” to England from the rest of the British Isles is on rocky ground

November 23, 2023

How the world is tackling the cold homes health crisis

November 22, 2023

Concerns over informed consent for pregnant women in Pfizer’s RSV vaccine trial

November 15, 2023

Is the US’s Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System broken?

November 10, 2023

How does medicine assess AI?

November 9, 2023

Is convalescent plasma still useful as a covid treatment?

November 8, 2023

The FDA and Moderna’s cosy relationship: how lax rules enable a revolving door culture

November 1, 2023

Row over ultra-processed foods panel highlights conflicts of interest issue at heart of UK science reporting

November 1, 2023

Trusts are accused of using foreign doctors as “cheap labour” in fellowship schemes

October 25, 2023

What do we know about covid in immunocompromised people?

October 25, 2023

Nigeria debates mandatory domestic service to stem the medical brain drain

October 23, 2023

Doctors googling patients is a commonly broken taboo

October 18, 2023

Decolonisation: London’s famous school of “tropical medicine” and its uncomfortable identity

October 16, 2023

What should decolonisation of medical institutions look like?

October 16, 2023
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