Bullying in teenage years is strongly associated with depression later on in life, suggests new research published in The BMJ this week.
Researchers from the University of East Anglia are calling for medical trial data to be kept in national repositories.
The widely held belief that depression is due to low levels of serotonin in the brain - and that effective treatments raise these levels - is a myth, argues a leading psychiatrist in The BMJ this week.
As Wales prepares to become the first country of the United Kingdom to introduce an opt-out system for organ donation, a doctor writing in The BMJ this week, says support for such a system "is well intentioned but misguided."
New research on the financial practices surrounding a 'wonder drug' with a more than 90% cure rate for hepatitis C - a blood-borne infection that damages the liver over many years - shows how this medical breakthrough, developed ...
Doctors and medical students in India should stop wearing white coats, argues a doctor in The BMJ this week.
Increasing calcium intake through dietary sources or supplements is unlikely to improve bone health or prevent fractures in older people, conclude two studies published in The BMJ this week. Collectively, these results suggest ...
New study explores whether newborns delivered by c-section face higher risk of chronic health problems later in life
A new paper in the British Medical Journal by Jan Blustein, M.D., Ph.D., of New York University's Wagner School and a professor of Medicine and Population Health at NYU School of Medicine and Jianmeng Liu, M.D., Ph.D., of ...
In The BMJ this week, experts discuss the evidence and current guidelines on the controversial topic of alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
Clear targets to prevent stillbirths should be included in national and global health plans, argue experts in The BMJ this week.