BMJ Case Reports

Medications

Doctors issue warning over cough medicines that contain codeine

An article in the online journal BMJ Case Reports describes the first published case of confusional state in a healthy 14-year-old girl attributed to excessive consumption of over the counter cough medicine that contained ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Beware of parasites in raw/undercooked fish, warn doctors

An unseen hazard of eating raw or undercooked fish/seafood is on the rise in Western countries, where dishes, such as sushi, are becoming increasingly popular, warn doctors today in BMJ Case Reports.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Man develops acute hepatitis from consuming too many energy drinks

A 50-year-old man was admitted to the emergency department with acute hepatitis, most likely due to his intake of 4-5 energy drinks every day for three weeks, reveal doctors writing in the journal BMJ Case Reports.

Health

Opium smoker develops lead poisoning

A 46-year-old man of Iranian origin developed lead poisoning from smoking contaminated opium, doctors write in the journal BMJ Case Reports.

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