The genomic challenge : It's huge and the NHS is poorly prepared to meet it
Emergency contraception : is it time to change method?
Benign prostatic hyperplasia : Medical treatment provides short term symptom relief and reduces complications
Changing practice in growth monitoring : No evidence exists that monitoring height velocity is useful
Evidence based mergers? : Two things are important in mergers
The impact of new technologies in medicine : Call for papers
Bill paves way for new round of NHS changes
UK nurses awarded large pay rise
Bristol doctor refused access to confidential GMC notes
Senegal outlaws female genital mutilation
Netherlands sets up euthanasia advisory body
Heart attack patients do better in America's "best" hospitals
UK doctors' revalidation should be linked to registration
Inquiry says surgeons should stop operating if patient dies
UN assesses aid needed for Colombian earthquake zone
More doctors and donors needed for transplantation in the UK
Researchers implant tissue engineered bladders
Waiting times in British casualty departments remain too long
UK plan for Food Standards Agency
Independent experts settle Toronto research funding dispute
European observatory will promote better health policy
What are the symptoms of varicose veins? Edinburgh vein study cross sectional population survey
Withdrawing low risk women from cervical screening programmes : mathematical modelling study
Withdrawing low risk women from cervical screening programmes : mathematical modelling study
An annoying sound
National cross sectional study of detection of congenital and infantile cataract in the United Kingdom : role of childhood screening and surveillance
Endpiece : Mind over matter
Comparison of residential and nursing home care before and after the 1993 community care policy
Laterality of lower limb amputation in diabetic patients : retrospective audit
Prevalence and clinical characteristics of left ventricular dysfunction among elderly patients in general practice setting : cross sectional survey
Patients' perceptions of medical explanations for somatisation disorders : qualitative analysis
When I use a word . . . : Homogenous/homogeneous
NHSnet-learning from academia
Fortnightly review : Modern drug treatment of chronic asthma
Evidence based case report : Treatment for head lice
Conference problems : Spoken words losing their identity
ABC of sexual health : Erectile dysfunction
Edward Jenner's Inquiry after 200 years
Clinical guidelines-the hidden costs
A memorable patient : Postmortem movements
JAMA's editor sacked : World medical journal editors should establish an award for editorial integrity in Lundberg's name
JAMA's editor sacked : World medical journal editors should draw up email protest petition
JAMA's editor sacked : Dark cloud of sanctimonious cliche settles on BMJ's website
JAMA's editor sacked : Dark cloud of sanctimonious cliche settles on BMJ's website
Teachers should aim to be stimulating rather than entertaining
Clinicians and epidemiologists view crude death rates differently
Misusers may receive methadone from drug centres and GPs simultaneously
BMA's gold medal award to the president of the South African Medical Association : Is this a travesty?
BMA's gold medal award to the president of the South African Medical Association : Response of the BMA's secretary
More extensive analysis is needed when assessing facial structure in SIDS
Alcohol consumption is not related to fertility in Italian women
NHS breast screening programme : Both extended age range and reduced screening interval are needed
NHS breast screening programme : Money may be better spent on symptomatic women
NHS breast screening programme : Growth rate is more important than size
NHS breast screening programme : Modelling is suspect, and results lack confidence intervals
NHS breast screening programme : Modelling is suspect, and results lack confidence intervals
Some American driving licences double as organ donor cards
Opt out registers for organ donation have existed in Belgium since 1987
Rate of carotid endarterectomy in Wessex might already be higher than necessary
Link between breast cancer and ATM gene is strong
Minerva should not review retrospective audits
Corrections
John Norman Agate
Henry Dundas Cockburn
Edgar Colin Colin-Jones
Wilfrid Henry Russell Cook
Kenneth Hazell
Frank Marr Milne
James Joseph Murray
John Richard Rose
Derek Seymour-Jones
John Emerson ("Jack") Simpson
Alice Eleanora Townsley
Catrin Williams
BMA ends link with Healthcall
NHS staff planning to be integrated
Scottish GPs will be consulted on NHS white paper
BMA gives evidence on private health care
Addicted
Evaluating Health Promotion
The Spine and Medical Negligence
On-the-Job Training for Physicians
Elsie Inglis
George falls for Bill
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