British Medical Journal

The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) has issued a response to the recently published study in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) on the efficacy of cancer medicines, noting the importance of real-world data. Read more


A retrospective cohort study has found no conclusive evidence that most oncology treatments approved for use by the EMA offered survival or quality of life benefits to patients, giving rise to calls for an increase in the evidence bar. Read more


An analysis piece recently published in the BMJ has claimed that we should reconsider the adage of always completing a course of antibiotic treatment even if you feel better prior to completion in order to help combat antibiotic resistance. Read more


According to a recent study, a link between taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) painkillers, such as ibuprofen, and an increase in cardiac arrest has been found, possibly even within the first seven days of taking the medication. Read more