Reducing the risk of recurrent coronary heart disease : We know a bit more about what doesn't work
Angiogenic revascularisation in ischaemic disease : Molecular techniques hold promise, though they are still some way off
Same information, different decisions : format counts
The coroner service : A relic in need of reform
Managing drug misuse in general practice : New Department of Health guidelines provide a benchmark for good practice
Minimising the impact of visual impairment : Low vision aids are a simple way of alleviating impairment
Sale of prescription data breaches confidentiality
Cycle helmets should not be compulsory
In brief
Moratorium on GM food would perpetuate world hunger
Gonads are the key to a long life
Doctors demand AIDS drugs for women who have been raped
Canada sends patients with cancer to United States
EU supports delay in reducing doctors' hours
Scotland appoints health minister
Scare tactics cut smoking rates in Australia to all time low
Most deaths related to abortion occur in the developing world
Viagra guidance declared unlawful
Carvedilol seems no better than metoprolol for heart failure
Liver cancer toll high in Japan
GP loses libel action
Report finds no evidence of ethnic bias in GMC
Congenital toxoplasmosis : systematic review of evidence of efficacy of treatment in pregnancy
One hundred years ago : Medical practitioners and the plague duty in India
Explaining differences in English hospital death rates using routinely collected data
Trends in the use of the Mental Health Act : England, 1984-96
Drug Points : Aseptic meningitis after treatment with amoxicillin
Effect of postal prompts to patients and general practitioners on the quality of primary care after a coronary event (POST) : randomised controlled trial
A neglected but prevalent tragedy
Influence of data display formats on physician investigators' decisions to stop clinical trials : prospective trial with repeated measures
Endpiece : Ideas must be comforting
General practitioners' perceptions of effective health care
Science, medicine, and the future : Therapeutic angiogenesis
Evidence based cardiology : Prevention of ischaemic stroke
When I use a word . . . X marks the spot
ABC of intensive care : Criteria for admission
A memorable patient : What a rotten job you've got
Numbers needed to treat derived from meta-analyses-sometimes informative, usually misleading
Economics notes : Opportunity cost
A memorable patient : The one neither of us saw
Use of renal transplants from living donors : Practice is essential to alleviate shortage of organs
Use of renal transplants from living donors : Surgical techniques should be fully evaluated
Call to needle times after acute myocardial infarction : Paramedics in Derbyshire can admit direct to coronary care unit when they diagnose myocardial infarction
Call to needle times after acute myocardial infarction : GPs are encouraged to rely on ambulance service
Call to needle times after acute myocardial infarction : New standard of 60 minutes has been proposed but may be too rigorous
Emerging tobacco hazards in China : Is assumption of no association between smoking and other causes of death valid?
Emerging tobacco hazards in China : Double standards apply with importation of tobacco into developing countries
Emerging tobacco hazards in China : Double standards apply with importation of tobacco into developing countries
I don't want to be invited to invest in the tobacco trade
Women must be given fully informed information about cervical screening
Cancer patients should be offered semen cryopreservation
Few patients with prostate cancer are willing to be randomised to treatment
Trial of prophylactic mastectomy is needed
Article on Colombia should have been more objective
Behaviour described in scenario in paper would be unethical
Teaching patients with bipolar disorder to identify early symptoms of relapse : When were outcomes separated?
Teaching patients with bipolar disorder to identify early symptoms of relapse : When were outcomes separated?
Recognition of depression and anxiety in primary care : Patients' attributional style is important factor
Recognition of depression and anxiety in primary care : General health questionnaire alone is not sufficient for making psychiatric diagnosis
Authors' words foster stigmatisation of commercial sex workers in India
Careers article on psychotherapy was not balanced
Vulvodynia is important cause of vulval pain
Medical examiners employed by health authorities should audit death certificates
Trauma related shin splints : Shin splints are symptoms, not a diagnosis
Trauma related shin splints : Shin splints are symptoms, not a diagnosis
All GPs have problems when they first start in practice
Saadi Hussain Al-Roumani
Edward Ambrose Cresswell
Charles Hardinge Going
Nicholas Jaswon
Derek Clifford Lamb
John Taylor Smith
ART : Artists for Medecins du Monde
Inherited Susceptibility to Cancer : Clinical, Predictive and Ethical Perspectives
A book that changed me : Our NHS
Skin cancer : in your face
WEBSITE OF THE WEEK
Iceland's database is ethically questionable
New England journal
Minerva