british medical journal

An observational piece in last week's British Medical Journal had the media buzzing when cardiologist Aseem Malhotra lashed out at governments and the food industry as being culpable in wrongly demonising saturated fat consumption as a leading cause of cardiovascular disease
Patients who undergo pre-planned surgery are more likely to die if their operations are conducted at the end of the week
I believe I speak for the overwhelming majority of doctors in the NHS when I say I went into medicine to practice evidence based, not corporate-influenced medicine.
Nine in 10 doctors claim they would be happy to effectively starve to death under a controversial end-of-life regime, if
A swine flu jab which was given to hundreds of thousands of children carried an increased risk of developing the sleep disorder
Suicides have been on the rise since the recession began in 2008, with the British Medical Journal reporting that economic
A study into whether physical activity alleviates the symptoms of depression has found there is no benefit. Research published
Playing a 3D computer game could be just as effective at treating young people with depression as face-to-face counselling
A medical journal has called for the acceptance of ‘after-birth abortion’ (killing a newborn baby), causing outrage among
New heart statistics published this week are a welcome reminder of how far we've come in the past decade. Between 2002 and 2010, the proportion of people in the UK who die from a heart attack each year has more than halved.