Fluoridation of water supplies : Debate on the ethics must be informed by sound science
Writing as therapy : Effects on immune mediated illness need substantiation in independent studies
Intensive care medicine comes of age : And offers a multidisciplinary model for future emerging specialties
Another editor bites the dust : Trust is needed to balance editorial independence and accountability
Editor of New England Journal of Medicine departs
Fears that a rise in genetic testing will rule out insurance are "paranoia"
In brief
Max-Planck Society investigates misconduct
Viagra makes flowers stand up straight
Dobson defends use of the PFI for hospital building
Scottish doctors call for a moratorium on PFI
Drug cuts deaths from heart failure by a third
MPs call for tighter regulation of private sector
Netherlands will "lead the way in cooperation with the private sector"
Cardiac surgery audit raises concern over equity of access
Wimps can blame their genes
UK introduces new meningitis C vaccine
Mother fails to win right to control treatment for son
Randomised controlled trial of exercise for low back pain : clinical outcomes, costs, and preferences
Endpiece : Forever in his debt
Long term vascular complications of Coxiella burnetii infection in Switzerland : cohort study
Prospective risk of unexplained stillbirth in singleton pregnancies at term : population based analysis
Predicted impact of intravenous thrombolysis on prognosis of general population of stroke patients : simulation model
Near patient testing for respiratory syncytial virus in paediatric accident and emergency : prospective pilot study
Accuracy of perceptions of hepatitis B and C status : cross sectional investigation of opiate addicts in treatment
Effect of mass media campaign to reduce socioeconomic differences in women's awareness and behaviour concerning use of folic acid : cross sectional study
Endpiece : Medical statisticians
General practitioners' beliefs and attitudes about how to respond to death and bereavement : qualitative study
General practitioners' beliefs and attitudes about how to respond to death and bereavement : qualitative study
A memorable consultation : STD outreach by taxi
Improving aspirin prophylaxis after myocardial infarction in primary care : collaboration in multipractice audit between primary care audit group and health authority
Science, medicine, and the future : Near patient microbiological tests
A lesson learnt : Patient controlled hallucinations
Evidence based case report : Sciatica
Lesson of the week : Physiological effects of starvation interpreted as food allergy
A course that changed my curriculum vitae : The pen is mightier than the sword
ABC of intensive care : Withdrawal of treatment
When I use a word . . . : Allergy and immunity
Cancer in old age-is it inadequately investigated and treated?
Methods in health services research : Interpreting the evidence
Email submissions from outside the United Kingdom
Low dose aspirin for preventing and treating pre-eclampsia : Author of editorial did not criticise studies' methodology
Low dose aspirin for preventing and treating pre-eclampsia : Author of editorial did not criticise studies' methodology
Low dose aspirin for preventing and treating pre-eclampsia : Trials are needed to determine when treatment should be started
Training in large bowel cancer surgery : Trainees' lack of operative experience is of even greater concern
Training in large bowel cancer surgery : Trainees' lack of operative experience is of even greater concern
What is publication? : Cross references to updates of systematic reviews should be published
What is publication? : Cross references to updates of systematic reviews should be published
Laterality of lower limb amputation in diabetic patients : Particular attention should be paid to dominant foot at regular review
Laterality of lower limb amputation in diabetic patients : Study of 15 636 patients found no influence of laterality on risk of amputation
Laterality of lower limb amputation in diabetic patients : Summary of electronic responses
Inequalities in health : Policies to reduce income inequalities are unlikely to eradicate inequalities in mortality
Inequalities in health : Early years of development are important contributors to health inequalities
Safer non-cardiac surgery for patients with coronary artery disease : Preoperative aspirin does increase risk of perioperative bleeding
Safer non-cardiac surgery for patients with coronary artery disease : [small beta, Greek] Blockers may be useful, but more evidence is needed
Safer non-cardiac surgery for patients with coronary artery disease : [small beta, Greek] Blockers may be useful, but more evidence is needed
Health care is not a human right
Opiate detoxification under anaesthesia : No confusion and distress were intended
Opiate detoxification under anaesthesia : Apologies accepted
Policy of "hands poised" care by attendant in normal birth is not recommended
Delays experienced by doctors suspended by GMC : Delays are worst for doctors on short term contracts
Delays experienced by doctors suspended by GMC : Delays are worst for doctors on short term contracts
Keith Hodgkin
David Lintott
Philippa Mary Ludlam
Michael Patrick Quinlan
Roy Kenneth Rowley
Junior doctors rebut government claims
BMA sets up audit committee
GPs must get involved in walk-in health centres
Consultant bodies should have strong voice in trusts
Women and Health Services : An Agenda for Change
Hypertension in Pregnancy
Presumed dangerous
WEBSITE OF THE WEEK
A peaceful death
Hello and goodbye
Minerva