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The Lancet

  • [Editorial] UK COPD treatment: failing to progress
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major cause of mortality in the world today. More than a million British people lived with diagnosed COPD in the UK in 2014–15, or just under 2% of th …
  • [Correspondence] The hepatitis B epidemic in China should receive more attention
    China's childhood hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination programme is a great public health success, resulting in a prevalence of HBsAg of only 1% in children under 5 years. However, the burden of H …
  • [Editorial] Orban not delivering health for Hungary
    Viktor Orban's re-election to a third consecutive term in Hungary offers a preview for western countries of what the health consequences could be for governments that value populism and economic …
  • [Department of Error] Department of Error
    Chen I, Cooney R, Feachem RGA, Lal A, Mpanju-Shumbusho W. The Lancet Commission on malaria eradication. Lancet 2018; 391: 1556–58—In this Comment (published online first on April 16, 2018), the affili …
  • [Perspectives] Stories of shame
    The American physician and writer, Danielle Ofri, tells the story of a near fatal mistake that she made at the beginning of the second year of her residency. A patient was brought to the emergency roo …

New England Journal of Medicine

BMJ

  • Better care for patients with cancer
    For many people, cancer is now survivable and has become a long term condition. This week our clinical update reminds us to think about the psychological impact for the growing number of people… …
  • Data chart: what do trainees do after completing foundation training?
    Less than half of all doctors training in the UK now move directly from foundation training to specialty training, with most now taking a break from training at this stage, figures from the UK… …
  • Restoring biomedical literature with RIAT
    Clinical trials are arguably medicine’s most powerful methodological tool for providing evidence on the effects of healthcare interventions. But for all the promises of evidence based medicine, the… …
  • Reducing outpatient activity does not cut costs
    bmj;361/apr26_8/k1826/FAF1faEach year in England there are more than 110 million outpatient appointments. The number has been rapidly growing, particularly since 2008.Many of the NHS’s sustainability. …
  • Seven days in medicine: 18-24 April 2018
    Surgical meshMPs call for urgent ban on mesh implantsMPs asked the UK government to suspend all mesh implant operations and for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to bring… …

JAMA

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