Top 10 most read in February: adverse childhood experiences and COVID-19, caffeinated energy drinks and children, and ‘brain fog’ after COVID-19

  It is unsurprising that COVID-19 still dominates our top 10 list. In February, we saw a large number of new articles enter our top 10 most read list; three of which have been highlighted below. Associations between adverse childhood experiences, attitudes towards COVID-19 restrictions and vaccine hesitancy Bellis et al. conducted a cross-sectional telephone […]

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Top 10 Most Read in January 2022: the impact of care expenditure on mortality, healthcare utilisation during COVID-19, and Advanced Clinical Practitioners

            In the first month of 2022 we saw a large number of new articles enter our top 10 most read list. COVID-19 still dominates our top 10 list, three of the new articles have been highlighted below. Impact of care expenditure on mortality in England At number three we […]

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Top 10 Most Read in December 2021: Housework and cognitive function, COVID-19 experts in the media, and the association of chronic and periodontal diseases.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a happy New Year. Although 2022 is well underway, there is still time to take a moment to reflect on 2021. The pandemic continues to be an ever evolving situation, so as we look back at our most read papers of December 2021, articles […]

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Top 10 Most Read in October 2021: adherence to non-pharmaceutical COVID-19 interventions, intellectual disabilities and COVID-19 outcomes, and pandemic-related community mental health

In October we welcomed three new papers into the top ten most read, all of which relate to different aspects of COVID-19. Adherence to non-pharmaceutical measures against COVID-19 The highest new entry in October is a study of factors that influence adherence to non-pharmaceutical measures against COVID-19 such as social distancing, working from home and […]

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Top 10 Most Read in September: Vaccine acceptance, delirium in critically ill COVID-19 patients and symptom scores to predict COVID-19 positivity.

  September sees just three new entries in our top 10 most read articles, all on coronavirus: Public acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines  Our highest new entry is a large online survey of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance by Lindholt and colleagues from July, the first time the paper’s been in our top 10 since its publication. The […]

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Top 10 most read in August: women’s health from Uganda to northern Europe

The top 10 most read BMJ Open articles for August show that the top four spots remain unchanged from July. While COVID-19-related papers remain popular overall, there are two new entries this month that focus on women’s health.  Mobility patterns of young women who exchange sex for money or commodities in Uganda King et al. […]

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Top 10 Most Read in July: bullying in academic medicine and clinical trial transparency

COVID-19 remains dominant in our top ten most read papers for July, 2021, with six of the ten spots held by COVID-19-related papers and Li et al.’s protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis on the impact of COVID-19 on female fertility reclaiming the top spot. But the two new entries in the top ten […]

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Top 10 Most Read in May: neurological manifestations of COVID-19, sleep disturbances in women, and sham treatments for back pain

Although COVID-19 articles still dominated our top 10 list in May, two of our new entries this month have a different focus. Our most read article from Li et al. has moved up the chart from its previous spot at number 6, this article is a systematic review protocol on the impact of COVID-19 on […]

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Top 10 Most Read in April: SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence in healthcare workers and the impact of COVID-19 on mental and physical health.

As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, it comes as no surprise that interest in COVID-19-related articles continues to grow. Therefore, most of the new entries into April’s top ten are linked to COVID-19, for example, a systematic review and meta analysis protocol that aims to evaluate the impact of COVID-19 on female fertility. A study on […]

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