Babies and consent: yet another NHS scandal : But it should lead to improvements in research governance within the NHS
Health inequalities in women and men : Studies of specific causes of death should use household criteria
Depression in Parkinson's disease : Must be properly diagnosed and treated to avoid serious morbidity
The health hazards of mobile phones : The only established risk is of using one while driving
Guidelines for managing acute bacterial meningitis : Speed in diagnosis and treatment is essential
Hospital criticised for not obtaining proper consent
Mbeki appoints team to look at cause of AIDS
Israeli surgeon accused of killing two patients
Israel's doctors take industrial action
In brief
NICE issues guidance on using coronary artery stents
NICE approves Taxol for ovarian cancer
EU to provide incentives for “orphan” drugs
Cyanide spill could have long term impact
Patients will be paramount in assessments, says CHI
Medical bills account for 40% of bankruptcies
Canadians grow dissatisfied with their healthcare system
WMA to produce guidelines on health databases
Cell preselection is key to gene therapy success
Nine hospital patients may have been exposed to CJD
Randomised, double blind, placebo controlled study of fluticasone propionate in patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the ISOLDE trial
Comparing health inequality in men and women: prospective study of mortality 1986-96
The right place at the right time
Size and quality of randomised controlled trials in head injury: review of published studies
Suicidal ideation among outpatients at general neurology clinics: prospective study
Home collection of urine for culture from infants by three methods: survey of parents' preferences and bacterial contamination rates
Email submissions from outside the United Kingdom
ABC of vascular disease: Vascular complications of diabetes
Should asymptomatic haemochromatosis be treated?
Treatment can be onerous for patient and doctor
Commentary: False certainty of clinical guidance
Commentary: Early treatment is essential
On ageing: selfishness
The pleural cavity
Intracerebral haemorrhage in young adults: the emerging importance of drug misuse
Medicine: Art or science?
Matthew and Adam
Vasculitis
A promising start, but fundamental reform is needed
Thyroid function tests—time for a reassessment
Cost of illness studies
High road to independence
Politics surrounding last winter's flu crisis : NHS's fundamental problems must be solved
Politics surrounding last winter's flu crisis : Spin doctoring the problem
Politics surrounding last winter's flu crisis : Elderly people deserve more than a free television licence
Cerebral dysfunction after water pollution incident in Camelford : Results were biased by self selection of cases
Cerebral dysfunction after water pollution incident in Camelford : Study has several methodological errors
Cerebral dysfunction after water pollution incident in Camelford : Study may prolong the agony
Cerebral dysfunction after water pollution incident in Camelford : Inappropriate study, inappropriate conclusions
Inadvertent dural puncture : Avoiding unintentional puncture is a primary goal of obstetric anaesthetists
Inadvertent dural puncture : Further study is needed of possible long term sequelae
Registering clinical trials : Register of clinical trials in children must be set up
Registering clinical trials : Italian clinical trial registry is kept by pharmacists on local ethical committees
Global medical knowledge database is proposed
Problem solving treatment for depression : Does the paper really prove that problem solving treatment is helpful?
Problem solving treatment for depression : Study should have included placebo group
Problem solving treatment for depression : Cost effectiveness is not clear
Problem solving treatment for depression : Author's reply
The debate over complementary medicine continues : Evidence for homoeopathy is lacking
The debate over complementary medicine continues : "Complementogenic" disease may be increasing
The debate over complementary medicine continues : Debate of the 1840s is revisited
More radiotherapy resources are needed for children as well as adults
Twists in the tale of impossible means : In which a copy of the original manuscript is found safe in Norway . . .
Twists in the tale of impossible means : . . . the researchers rejoice that the gremlins were at the BMJ after all. . .
Twists in the tale of impossible means : . . . the reviewer shows that the gremlins might have attacked on several fronts . . .
Twists in the tale of impossible means : . . . and the editor invites everyone to dinner
Robert Gosling
Geoffrey Edwin Bond
Colum Michael Connolly
David Stanley Freestone
George William Andrew Gordon
Jack Watson Litchfield
Ronald Morley
James Hill Whittles
George Wiernik
The Scientification of Love
Men's Health
The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do
American Psycho
Reviews : Hit parade
A cry of pain and anger
Head injury
The two tier syndrome behind waiting lists
Seven guidelines of wisdom
Reviews : Minerva
Minerva