Routine episiotomy in developing countries : Time to change a harmful practice
Long term pharmacotherapy of depression : Can reduce relapses and recurrences in major depression
Tamoxifen for the prevention of breast cancer : Important questions remain unanswered, and existing trials should continue
Selegiline, or the problem of early termination of clinical trials : The clinical questions are not well answered, and probably never will be
Monitoring randomised controlled trials : Parkinson's disease trial illustrates the dangers of stopping early
US tobacco companies pull out of deal
Chief of England's blood service dismissed
In brief
Confidential tobacco documents enter public domain
Breast cancer trial stopped early
Private GP clinics criticised
Private sector funds more hospitals
Fewer law firms to handle NHS negligence cases
Left hemisphere of the brain is underactive in dyslexic people
Denmark takes a lead on research ethics
Vietnam's rush to industrialisation is affecting workers' health
The man who dared to foretell the future
Investigation by Parkinson's Disease Research Group of United Kingdom into excess mortality seen with combined levodopa and selegiline treatment in patients with early, mild Parkinson's disease : further results of randomised trial and confidential inquiry
Why do children have chronic abdominal pain, and what happens to them when they grow up? Population based cohort study
Randomised controlled trial of aminosidine (paromomycin) v sodium stibogluconate for treating visceral leishmaniasis in North Bihar, India
Commentary : Some good news for treatment of visceral leishmaniasis in Bihar
Endpiece : Asherisms
Suicide in patients with stroke : epidemiological study
Effect of electrical cardioversion on myocardial cells in patients in intensive care
Endpiece : Who's out there?
Screening for hypercholesterolaemia in primary care : randomised controlled trial of postal questionnaire appraising risk of coronary heart disease
Systematic review of dietary intervention trials to lower blood total cholesterol in free-living subjects
Commentary : Dietary change, cholesterol reduction, and the public health-what does meta-analysis add?
Fifty years ago : The new NHS
Recent advances : Diabetes
One hundred years ago : A Victorian polymath
ABC of allergies : Allergy and the skin. II-Contact and atopic eczema
Qualitative research and evidence based medicine
North of England evidence based guidelines development project : methods of developing guidelines for efficient drug use in primary care
A rare opportunity : I saved my father's life
What's wrong with Bonferroni adjustments
Coping with loss : The doctor's losses
A memorable patient : Old remedy effective
Economic benefit analysis of primary prevention with pravastatin : Modelling economic benefits after such long term treatment is inappropriate
Economic benefit analysis of primary prevention with pravastatin : Assumptions are methodologically flawed
Economic benefit analysis of primary prevention with pravastatin : Assumptions are methodologically flawed
Day case surgery has benefited patients with cataract in North Gwent
Article about mental health law gave practical guidance
Risk language and dialects : Expressing risk in relative rather than absolute terms is important
Risk language and dialects : Lottery can be used to show risk
Risk language and dialects : Risk scales should be tested by non-medical agencies, such as the media
Fate of special hospitals in England has not yet been decided
Sexual abuse is not the only childhood adversity that may lead to later depression
Training in plastic surgery is being set up in The Gambia
Management of Helicobacter pylori infection : Eradication treatment should be limited to patients with proved peptic ulceration
Management of Helicobacter pylori infection : Eradication treatment should be limited to patients with proved peptic ulceration
Patients with implants should be given implant cards : Intraocular lens implant cards contain inadequate clinical data
Patients with implants should be given implant cards : Such cards would facilitate recall
General practice must decide on its own education system
Regulation of body weight is social skill
Mouth care and skin care in palliative medicine : Chlorhexidine mouth washes are important in mouth care
Mouth care and skin care in palliative medicine : Surgical debridement of dead tissue may be important in skin care
Mouth care and skin care in palliative medicine : Simple antiseptic mouthwashes are best for infection
Mouth care and skin care in palliative medicine : Clinically proved treatments for xerostomia were ignored
Possible association between low birth weight and later heart disease needs to be investigated further
BMA must voice its opposition to Cuban embargo
Punishment of doctors must fit their crime
William Louis Murray Bigby
James Aeneas Mackenzie Broadfoot
Dorothy Frances Egan
Kamel ("Kam") Hamadah
Norman Dennis Woodrow
BMA's counselling service takes over 6000 calls
Fundholders offered fast track exit
Scottish health minister ready to work with BMA
Juniors' pay changes from 1 April
Consulants' workload to be surveyed
BMA council election 1998-2000
Patients not paper?
Is rationing down under upside down?
A lasting influence : Listen to the patient
Genetics of Common Diseases
Rationing : Talk and Action in Health Care
Minerva