Talking to patients about cancer : No excuse now for not doing it
Recurrence of malignant tumours in the head and neck : Field cancerisation may hold the clue to who will develop another cancer
Varicella vaccine in pregnancy : Routine screening and vaccination should be considered
Growing pains of meta-analysis : Advances in methodology will not remove the need for well designed trials
Vascularised pancreas transplantation : The ultimate treatment for insulin dependent diabetes
Defining core general practitioner services : A threat to the future of general practice
Caesareans without consent authorised
Controversial surgical video is banned
Headlines
Researchers try crystal ball gazing to predict future
Personality changes due to "roid rage"
Chemical castration for paedophiles approved
Trusts take action to ease congestion
Norway compensates lobotomy victims
Plan for insurance to fund elderly care
Evidence supports antibiotic use in glue ear
Benefits inflexible for mentally ill
Immigrants are twice as likely to die in childhood
European plans for complementary medicine criticised
Impaired lung function and mortality risk in men and women : findings from the Renfrew and Paisley prospective population study
Commentary : Predicting and preventing premature mortality
Familial risks of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck : retrospective case-control study
Adequacy of cervical cytoloty sampling with the Cervex brush and the Aylesbury spatula : a population based randomised controlled trial
One Hundred Years Ago : The Ethics of the Army Medical Question
Information needs of cancer patients in west Scotland : cross sectional survey of patients' views
When is referral of Heaf test positive schoolchildren worth while? Prospective study
Bowel preparation at home : prospective study of adverse effects in elderly people
One Hundred Years Ago : The Sleeping Places of Domestic Servants
Respecting the autonomy of cancer patients when talking with their families : qualitative analysis of semistructured interviews with patients
General practice postal surveys : a questionnaire too far?
Commentary : avoid surveys masquerading as research
Commentary : an opposing view from the Netherlands
The relation between treatment benefit and underlying risk in meta-analysis
Letter from Washington DC : Guns don't die. People do
Care of Older People : Community care
More on the Jenner statue
Statistics Notes : Measurement error
ABC of Work Related Disorders : Stress at Work
Christofer Cheyne Lack
David Monas Leiberman ("Monty")
Hereward Brunton Taylor
Dragomir Micheal Vuckovich
George Fordyce Watt
Thomas Norton Penn Wilton
Katharine Margaret Young
Perioperative myocardial infarction in peripheral vascular surgery : Various components of care will influence myocardial function
Perioperative myocardial infarction in peripheral vascular surgery : Stratifying patients by perioperative risk is equivalent to screening
Perioperative myocardial infarction in peripheral vascular surgery : Presence of renal artery stenosis may indicate risk
Authors' reply : Perioperative myocardial infarction in peripheral vascular surgery
HIV antibody testing should be routine investigation : Suggestion is appalling
HIV antibody testing should be routine investigation : HIV exceptionalism has been harmful
GMC's guidance on HIV infection and AIDS is useful
Needle exchange programmes should do more to prevent transmission of hepatitis C
Testing to check success of treatment to eradicate H pylori
General practice fundholding has improved services
Reduction in sudden infant death syndrome may be due to parents checking their babies more often
Information about initiatives that use new technology to inform patients should be shared
Mortality in second generation Irish people living in England and Wales : Possibility of excess smoking should be investigated
Mortality in second generation Irish people living in England and Wales : Effects of social deprivation in whole population should be addressed
Authors' reply : Mortality in second generation Irish people living in England and Wales
Going home after a heart attack : Patients should visit their general practitioner, not vice versa
Going home after a heart attack : Depression is also a risk factor
Women with urinary incontinence should be referred to a specialist
Interventions in childbirth : Medical intervention is not synonymous with loss of dignity
Interventions in childbirth : Author confused natural birth with normal birth
Long term backache after childbirth : Potential confounding by obstetric malposition was not considered
Long term backache after childbirth : Study should have been randomised
Authors' reply : Long term backache after childbirth
Reasons for stopping drugs are monitored in New Zealand
Patients might be encouraged to become more ill in community psychiatry
Herbal stimulant containing ephedrine has also caused psychosis
General Practice Research Database provides detailed anonymous data
Small children may consume perfumed body sprays after mistaking them for soft drinks
Blood culture is poor method of confirming pneumococcus as cause of childhood pneumonia
Unnecessary words creep in
Experts aren't news
Golden Olympics
Corner's caring contribution
More pricks than kicks
Who is "black" in medical research?
Health Issues for Minority Adolescents
Researching Cultural Differences in Health