Complimentary therapies, well-being and consultants as victims of bullying: Most read articles in July.

  July’s top 10 most read papers sees two studies taking into account doctors’ points of view. The first, by Bourne et al., takes a closer look at look at which aspects of the complaints process they find the most stressful. The second, by Shabazz et al., uses a survey of Royal College of Obstetricians […]

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Prolonged sitting, non-fatal self-harm, and institutional mental healthcare: Most read articles in May

Prolonged sitting and fatigue, non-fatal self-harm, and trends in institutional mental healthcare in Western Europe This month sees a mixture of some old favourites and some new entries in the Top 10 Most Read list. First up is a pilot study by Wennberg et al which uses a randomised two-condition crossover trial to compare the acute effects of uninterrupted sitting […]

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Prenatal exposure to cannabis, overdiagnosis, and counterfeit medicines: Most read articles in April

Prenatal exposure to cannabis, public definitions of overdiagnosis, and counterfeit medicines in Peru The Top 10 Most Read papers list this month contains a number of new entries, many of which have been published within the current issue. They come from a wide range of of areas and some have attracted attention via press release, blogs and discussion […]

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Ultra-processed foods, drinks marketed to children, and cannabis use in psychosis: Most read articles in March

Ultra-processed foods and added sugars, the content of drinks marketed to children, and cannabis use in first episode psychosis March was a busy month here at BMJ Open, with many new papers entering the Top 10 Most Read. In at number one this month is a popular paper which was press released and saw a lot […]

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Medical writing support, postnuclear disaster evacuation, and publication culture: Most read articles in February

Medical writing support and the quality of reporting, postnuclear disaster evacuation, and the current publication culture Once again, this month sees a selection of new papers entering the Top 10 Most Read list, alongside some old favourites. Returning to the top spot this month is Teschke et al‘s paper on bicycling injury hospitalisation rates, which continues to attract attention and […]

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The NHS Health Check in England, bereavement by suicide, and public involvement in medical research: Most read articles in January

NHS Health Checks, the risks of bereavement by suicide, and public involvement in medical research The Top 10 Most Read list for January is almost completely comprised of new entries, with the exception of the ever popular review by Kristensen et al on the effects of statins. In the top spot this month is an evaluation […]

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Antidepressants and risk of mania, medically unexplained symptoms and the association between alcohol and mortality in Alzheimer’s: Most read articles in December

Antidepressants, medically unexplained symptoms, and alcohol consumption in Alzheimer’s patients December saw a lot of new papers entering the Top 10 Most Read, with half of them being from the current issue. Patel et al‘s research paper, complete with video abstract and press release, questions whether antidepressants increase the risk of mania and bipolar disorder […]

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Bicycling injury hospitalisation rates, clinical trial registration and women in leadership roles: Most read articles in November

Bicycling injuries, clinical trial registration, and the under-representation of women in leadership roles This month sees a lot of change in the Top 10 Most Read, with many new papers entering the list. At number one this month is Teschke et al‘s assessment of bicycling injury hospitalisation rates with relation to helmet legislation and mode shares, […]

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The effect of statins, obesity-related behaviours in Europe and the accuracy of Wikipedia content: Most read articles in October

Statins, obesity-related behaviours, and the accuracy of Wikipedia   Several papers have entered the Top 10 Most Read this month, including Kristensen et al‘s systematic review on statins and survival in randomised trials, which tops the list. In our tenth most read article, Azer et al assess the accuracy of content of Wikipedia articles on cardiovascular diseases, and at number […]

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E-cigarette use, abortion legislation and mortality in marginally housed adults: Most read articles in September

Entering the Top 10 Most Read this month is Shiplo et al‘s paper on the prevalence and patterns of use of e-cigarettes in a sample of both smokers and non-smokers in Canada, measured via a cross-sectional survey. Also new are Hysing et al‘s paper on the relationship between adolescent use of electronic devices and sleep deficiency and […]

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