St John's wort as an antidepressant : Longer term studies are needed before it can be recommended in major depression
Access to civil justice : Lord Woolf's visionary new landscape
Managing medical mishaps : Needs greater openness and partnership between doctors, lawyers, judges, and patients
Motor neurone disease : Some hope at least for respiratory complications
Methadone treatment for opiate addicts : When properly regulated, still a valuable outpatient treatment
Breaking Olympic records : Improved understanding of psychology and nutrition will mean no end to record breaking
Overhaul of medical negligence litigation announced
Headlines
Technique for treating infertility may be risky
Female circumcision is curbed in Egypt
Dutch consultants are to unite
Paradox over role of Helicobacter pylori
Computer prescribing scheme gets green light
More scope for audit, say MPs
Royal college calls for central research ethics committee
School meals ruled out as source of food poisoning
Doctors call for smoking ban in films
South African medical students to do two extra years
Cut planned for dispensing doctors
Russia is on brink of AIDS epidemic
St John's wort for depression--an overview and meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials
Double blind randomised controlled trial of effect of metoprolol on myocardial ischaemia during endoscopic cholangiopancreatography
A MEMORABLE PATIENT : Regaining my position
Prospective study of the role of cardiac troponin T in patients admitted with unstable angina
Characteristics of fatal methadone overdose in Manchester, 1985-94
Patients' awareness of adverse relation between Crohn's disease and their smoking : questionnaire survey
Road traffic noise and psychiatric disorder : prospective findings from the Caerphilly study
Retrospective study of influence of deprivation on uptake of cardiac rehabilitation
Schistosomiasis in travellers returning from sub-Saharan Africa
My first week at Guy's 40 years ago
Prescribing injectable and oral methadone to opiate addicts : results from the 1995 national postal survey of community pharmacies in England and Wales
Role of community pharmacies in relation to HIV prevention and drug misuse : findings from the 1995 national survey in England and Wales
Guidelines for authors and peer reviewers of economic submissions to the BMJ
Lesson of the Week : Potentially lethal bacterial infection associated with varicella zoster virus
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO : A State Department of Public Health
Controversies in Management : Should insurance companies have access to patients' medical records? Access should be denied
Controversies in Management : Should insurance companies have access to patients' medical records? Denying access would do more harm than good
Caring for Older People : Money problems and financial help
A PATIENT WHO CHANGED MY PRACTICE : What did you do before you retired?
ABC of Work Related Disorders : OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA AND OTHER RESPIRATORY DISEASES
AN ANNIVERSARY : Good night Louise
Margaret Mary Clarke (nee Downes)
Siegfried Elbogen
Henry Douglas Fairman
Michael Kraus
Robert Arthur Hughes
Nicholas Boyce Le Couteur
John Brinley Richards Lewis
Eldred David Morgan
Intensive care of severely head injured patients : Working party is looking at guidelines
Intensive care of severely head injured patients : Answers may have reflected perceived rather than actual management
Intensive care of severely head injured patients : National research is needed
Intensive care of severely head injured patients : Guidelines should be based on systematic reviews of the evidence
Author's reply : Intensive care of severely head injured patients
Assay used in serum screening for Down's syndrome may depend on ethnic make up of population
Why interferon beta 1b was licensed is a mystery
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and solar ultraviolet radiation : Data are inconsistent
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and solar ultraviolet radiation : Basal cell carcinoma may be linked to haematological malignancy
Peanut and nut allergy : Creams and ointments containing peanut oil may lead to sensitisation
Peanut and nut allergy : Baby massage oils could be a hazard
Peanut and nut allergy : Serious adverse reactions to adrenaline are becoming more likely
Peanut and nut allergy : Study was not designed to measure prevalence
Peanut and nut allergy : Reduced exposure might increase allergic sensitisation
Author's reply : Peanut and nut allergy
Peanut and nut allergy : Sesame allergy is also a problem
Value of ECGs in identifying heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction
Inequality in income and mortality in US : Lower mortality in Hispanic population may have affected findings
Authors' reply : Inequality in income and mortality in US
Monitoring may need to be prolonged in patients given warfarin and amiodarone
Continuing rise in emergency admissions : Visiting elderly patients at home immediately after discharge reduces emergency readmissions
Continuing rise in emergency admissions : GPs' low morale is contributing factor
Continuing rise in emergency admissions : Reduce time from referral by GP to first outpatient attendance
More paediatric renal donors should be used for adult recipients
Methods used in economic evaluations of prenatal screening are disputed
Rights and responsibilities in HIV prevention : Article was misleading
Rights and responsibilities in HIV prevention : AIDS might have been tackled differently if it had presented as a disease of women
Rights and responsibilities in HIV prevention : HIV negative people should be responsible for protecting themselves
Maternal mortality in India : Maternal mortality is falling in India but at slower rate than in Britain
Maternal mortality in India : Preventable ill health occurs in Britain too
Maternal mortality in India : Training for overseas doctors may not be appropriate
GMSC's advice on intrapartum care : GMSC's advice differs from royal college's
GMSC's advice on intrapartum care : Committee is out of touch with needs of profession
BMJ's embargo should not be broken
Uncool, unsmooth, unhealthy
The iceman's worms
Women behaving badly
Embargoes, boring but beneficial
The NHS : there when you really need it?
Fighting Spirit : The Story of Women in the Bristol Breast Cancer Survey
A Primary Care-Led NHS : Putting it into Practice