Most read articles in July

The most read article in July was Heneghan and colleagues’ analysis of sports performance products, which received widespread press attention and was also accompanied by a BBC Panorama special. The second most read paper, Katzmarzyk and Lee’s life table analysis of life expectancy and sedentary behaviour, also received large amounts of press coverage both in […]

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Special offer for Second Global Symposium on Health Services Research authors

  The Second Global Symposium on Health Services Research will take place in Beijing in October/November 2012. We are delighted to announce that if you are a researcher whose work has been accepted for presentation at the symposium then you can receive a 25% discount on article-processing charges if you submit your manuscript to BMJ […]

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Most read articles in May

The most read article in May was Kripke and colleagues’ analysis of the association between hypnotics and mortality. Woz et al‘s analysis of post-discharge hospital utilisation, originally published in April, was the second most popular and the newly published paper by Wiberg et al on the relationship between cognitive performance and post-stroke mortality was the third […]

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BMJ Open’s first birthday

  It is a year today that BMJ Open published its first papers: prompting donuts all round! We have now published over 230 open access research articles, covering niche topics and major public health issues alike. Several articles have received plenty of press coverage. Some have prompted considerable national debate, such as this paper suggesting that there […]

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Most read articles in January

The most read article in January was Bito et al‘s randomised controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of wrap therapy in treating pressure ulcers. Both Crawley et al‘s paper on chronic fatigue syndrome amongst school-aged children and Margel and Fleshner’s ecological study of prostate cancer and the oral contraceptive pill remained highly popular. Rank Author(s) […]

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