Depression and the menopause
Pet birds and lung cancer
Non-compliance with oral chemotherapy in childhood leukaemia
Prehospital emergency care
A SHOT in the arm for safer blood transfusion
New US rules could overturn Nuremberg Code
Agreement near on use of human genetic information
In Brief
Two more US states approve of cannabis
France votes for health reform
Guidelines tackle tidal wave of obesity
New ambitions for the NHS
Smoking link to breast cancer refuted
London hospital criticised for isolation facilities
UK specialists to be allowed to advertise
Radiation may prevent restenosis
PHLS fights privatisation
Multiple sclerosis linked with trauma in court case
Focus
Causality, menopause, and depression
Avian exposure and risk of lung cancer in women in Missouri
Pet birds and risk of lung cancer in Sweden
Reducing accident death rates in children and young adults
Incidence and recall of influenza in a cohort of Glasgow healthcare workers during the 1993-4 epidemic
Are British hospitals ready for the next major incident? Analysis of hospital major incident plans
Blood pressure and mortality in healthy old people
Waiting times for and attendance at paediatric ophthalmology outpatient appointments
Pharmaceutical trials in general practice
A doctor, a patient, and a consultation
An Ethical Dilemma
Commentary
Commentary
Informed choice for users of health services
Commentary
Commentary
Lesson of the Week
James Overton
Louis Weston Aldridge
Ernest Albert Boulter
Frances Rumgay Christie
Isaac Cohen
James Claverhouse Graham ("Jimmy")
Bhupender Kumar Grover
Dietary fat and risk of coronary heart disease in men
Dietary fat and risk of coronary heart disease in men
Dietary fat and risk of coronary heart disease in men
Dietary fat and risk of coronary heart disease in men
Authors' reply
Healthy sexual lifestyle should be emphasised when negative results of HIV tests are given
Evidence for the risk of calcium channel blockers in hypertension was selective
Study in London confirms influence of ethnic group on treatment for asthma
Schistosomiasis in travellers returning from sub-Saharan Africa
Author's reply
Should insurance companies have access to patients' medical records? Risk of being denied access would be relatively small reduction in companies' profits
Should insurance companies have access to patients' medical records? Onus should be on insured person to disclose information
Should insurance companies have access to patients' medical records? Prejudicial records may be destroyed by GP
Should insurance companies have access to patients' medical records? GPs' records may have little diagnostic validity
Should insurance companies have access to patients' medical records? Insurance practice inhibits GPs exploring the sexual behaviour of patients
Treatment with clozapine
Reply from Clozaril Patient Monitoring Service
Physical therapy has little effect on acute low back pain
Use of interferon beta 1b for multiple sclerosis
Use of interferon beta 1b for multiple sclerosis
Use of interferon beta 1b for multiple sclerosis
Practice in endoscopic cholangiopancreatography in Denmark differs from that in Britain
Danish data confirm low prevalence of HRT among women prescribed oral corticosteroids
Investigation is needed into why some patients are not offered cardiac rehabilitation
People will be able to surf across languages for health data on the Internet
Pancreatitis may occur with a normal amylase concentration in hypertriglyceridaemia
Getting a mummy's consent
Getting a mummy's consent
Getting a mummy's consent
Getting a mummy's consent
Worth the agony
The real obscenities
Clinicians must lead
The chartered patient and the damaged doctor
A Journal That Changed My Practice
Medical Records in Practice
Medical Informatics
Mind, Meaning and Mental Disorder
Selection