Sanjeet Bagcchi is a physician and medical journalist, specialising in international health and medical news, features and reviews. He is a regular international correspondent (news) for The BMJ, The Lancet group of journals, and the CMAJ. He has professional medical writing experience of 15 years with publications (news/features/reviews) including The BMJ, The Lancet, The Lancet Oncology, The Lancet Neurology, The Lancet Infectious Diseases, The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, The Lancet Psychiatry, JAMA, the CMAJ, Health Care News, PLOS Medicine, PLOS Biology, Science in Africa, scidev.net, Down to Earth, The Telegraph and The Statesman. As a journalist, he was a part of the news team awarded "best science journalism on the world wide web" in 2006 by the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW).
Study provides reassuring data on neuropsychiatric side effects of smoking cessation drugsSubscription
Smoking cessation medicines varenicline and bupropion do not increase the incidence of moderate or severe neuropsychiatric adverse events, compared with nicotine patches or placebo, according to new research.
Vaccination for seasonal influenza during pregnancy protects women against stillbirth, new research suggests.
Study shows value of community pharmacists screening patients for chronic kidney diseaseSubscription
Community pharmacists can play a key role in diagnosing patients with unrecognised chronic kidney disease, suggests new research published in the Canadian Pharmacists Journal.