When doctors might kill their patients : Foreseeing is not necessarily the same as intending
When doctors might kill their patients : The moral character of clinicians or the best interests of patients? Intention alone cannot determine the morality of actions
Foodborne viral infections : Most are caused by Norwalk-like viruses, but we need to know more about these
Public health, civil liberties, and tuberculosis : How society encourages compliance reflects society's approach to the vulnerable
Better blood transfusion : We must use donated blood better and consider alternatives
WHO agrees measures to stop global spread of tobacco use
Dutch launch plan to combat legionnaires' disease
In brief
Explanations shift attitudes to animal experiments
Hungary passes non-smokers' rights bill
Bristol inquiry reveals lack of data on service quality
European Union considers new plan to help refugees
High dose chemotherapy offers little benefit in breast cancer
Time to devolve the BMJ?
Trial of steroids for treating head injury begins
Kent private finance initiative scheme will not save money
Chief medical officer clears genetically modified foods
EU says growth hormones pose health risk
US drug trials expand outside academic centres
Cancer in children of nuclear industry employees : report on children aged under 25 years from nuclear industry family study
Endpiece : Spitting of blood
Sequential randomised and double blind trial of promethazine prophylaxis against early anaphylactic reactions to antivenom for bothrops snake bites
The nuclear industry family study : linkage of occupational exposures to reproduction and child health
Incidence of non-specific abdominal pain in children during school term : population survey based on discharge diagnoses
Advising parents of asthmatic children on passive smoking : randomised controlled trial
Endpiece : More than reason
Evidence based cardiology : Psychosocial factors in the aetiology and prognosis of coronary heart disease
Studying for the MRCP-was it worth while?
ABC of intensive care : Organisation of intensive care
Why heart disease mortality is low in France : the time lag explanation
Why heart disease mortality is low in France : the time lag explanation
Why heart disease mortality is low in France : the time lag explanation
Why heart disease mortality is low in France : the time lag explanation
Why heart disease mortality is low in France : the time lag explanation
Not playing with a full DEC : why development and evaluation committee methods for appraising new drugs may be inadequate
Left ventricular dysfunction among elderly patients in general practice : Electrocardiograms are useful in these patients . . .
Left ventricular dysfunction among elderly patients in general practice : . . . as are echocardiograms
Left ventricular dysfunction among elderly patients in general practice : Evidence based medicine is not yet possible in these patients
Evidence exists for some advertising claims made on the internet
Clinical trials in primary care : Costs of research should not be borne by service practitioners
Clinical trials in primary care : Paying doctors for clinical trials is unethical
Migraine and stroke in young women : Authors' results suggest that all types of migraine are contraindications to oral contraceptives
Migraine and stroke in young women : Prospective study is needed to determine what clinical practice in migraine should be
Migraine and stroke in young women : Prospective study is needed to determine what clinical practice in migraine should be
Authors may have underestimated number of young doctors still working in NHS
Hereditary haemochromatosis should be more widely known about
Vaccines and their real or perceived adverse effects : Authors' conclusions are at odds with investigators'
Vaccines and their real or perceived adverse effects : Studies of adverse effects of vaccination have duty to present full picture
Vaccines and their real or perceived adverse effects : Studies of adverse effects of vaccination have duty to present full picture
Neurogenetic determinism and the new euphenics : Psychosocial and ethical issues in psychiatric genetics require constructive debate
Neurogenetic determinism and the new euphenics : Child and adolescent psychiatrists use methylphenidate because it makes children better
Neurogenetic determinism and the new euphenics : Child and adolescent psychiatrists use methylphenidate because it makes children better
Scanning during pregnancy is often for doctors' benefit rather than parents'
Radiosurgery for brain tumours : Editorial was wrong to denigrate radiosurgery so strongly
Radiosurgery for brain tumours : Not all practitioners of this technique can have succumbed to marketing
Presumed consent : If this is introduced, people will have to have all relevant information
Presumed consent : We know that our daughter lives on
Speaking sign language from birth can make deaf children confident
Assisted suicide law in Oregon
Airline passenger dies after being sedated : Death may have been due to positional asphyxia . . .
Airline passenger dies after being sedated . . . or to potentiating effects on diazepam
George Duncan Stewart Beechey
Vincent Jerome Boyce
Alfred McKillop ("Mac") Simpson-Brass
Leslie Turner
Geoffrey Herbert Watson
GPs oppose MPs' proposals on removing patients from lists
Clinical governance needs time and money
GPs given guidance over millennium planning
BMA NOTICES : BMA council election
Informing Patients : An Assessment of the Quality of Patient Information Materials
Should Health Screening be Private?
Mobiles on the brain
Making a mess of sex
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