Statins: underused by those who would benefit : But caution is needed for young people at low risk of cardiovascular disease
Another look at visual standards and driving : Better tests are needed to determine driving ability
Headaches after diagnostic dural punctures : Smaller, atraumatic needles and protocols for early treatment should reduce morbidity
The management of anal warts
Evidence and belief in ADHD : Informed decisions on stimulants must be based on studies with good methodology
Medical software's free future : Open collaboration over the internet is changing development methods
UK allows insurers to use gene test for Huntington's disease
Florida jury awards husband damages in wife's smoking death
Tampons could be used to diagnose STDs
Hepatitis C victims sue NHS in class action
In brief
EU centre calls for policies to help female drug users
Marijuana has potential for misuse
Women's health study signs up millionth woman
Police investigate deaths of terminally ill patients
NHS still rattling tins for funds
Use of lipid lowering drugs for primary prevention of coronary heart disease: meta-analysis of randomised trials
Randomised controlled trial of atraumatic versus standard needles for diagnostic lumbar puncture
Reliability of Snellen charts for testing visual acuity for driving: prospective study and postal questionnaire
Unjustified exclusion of elderly people from studies submitted to research ethics committee for approval: descriptive study
Never has a three hour flight seemed so long
Effects of a programme of multifactorial home visits on falls and mobility impairments in elderly people at risk: randomised controlled trial
Rectal bleeding and colorectal cancer in general practice: diagnostic study
Untied
Tracheal stenosis after intubation
Partial seizures presenting as panic attacks
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Screening
Guidelines for the prevention of falls in people over 65
Managed care of chronically ill older people: the US experience
Letters
Personal view
News
The NHS plan : Plan represents considerable privatisation
The NHS plan : Plan puts patients first, but who will want to care for them?
The NHS plan : BMA representatives must negotiate for the NHS as it will be
Private finance scheme for Worcester : Journal has not presented balanced picture of modern health planning
Private finance scheme for Worcester : Battle in Kidderminster is against “spin,” half truth, and obfuscation
Meta-analysis of increased inhaled steroid or addition of salmeterol in asthma : Researchers can learn from industry based reporting standards
Meta-analysis of increased inhaled steroid or addition of salmeterol in asthma : Greening et al's study should not have been included
Meta-analysis of increased inhaled steroid or addition of salmeterol in asthma : Study should have been more thorough
Meta-analysis of increased inhaled steroid or addition of salmeterol in asthma : Authors' reply
Arterial and venous disease and deep vein thrombosis : Timing of thromboprophylaxis for general surgery should be discussed with anaesthetists
Arterial and venous disease and deep vein thrombosis : Injecting drug use is major risk factor for deep vein thrombosis
Babies sleeping with parents and sudden infant death syndrome : Invoking sudden infant death syndrome in cosleeping may be misleading
Babies sleeping with parents and sudden infant death syndrome : Down with smoking and babies sleeping in separate rooms
Babies sleeping with parents and sudden infant death syndrome : Smoking may be residual confounder in bed sharing
Babies sleeping with parents and sudden infant death syndrome : Authors' reply
Global medical knowledge database : IT, or not IT?
Global medical knowledge database : New professional obligation arises
Second editorial on GMC is ironic
Isolated systolic hypertension : Is it time for me to retire from medicine?
Isolated systolic hypertension : Life assurance industry highlights importance of blood pressure control
Disability one year after head injury : Role of alcohol needs to be examined
Disability one year after head injury : Authors' reply
Upward trend in acute anaphylaxis continued in 1998-9
Provision of age appropriate health services for young people has been ignored
Emergence of multidrug resistant pneumococci in India
When people would choose treatment has wide implications
Anaesthesia is also risky in patients with porphyria
Presumed consent further undermines medical ethics
Eating disorders are becoming more common in the East too
Margaret Pollak
David Quentin Borsey
Edward James Horgan
Annabel Joyce-Jenkins
Robert Knox
Elizabeth Susan Lear (née Allen)
Eric Samuel Machell
Donald Watt MacLean
Donald Cameron Watson
Handbook of Diseases of the Hair and Scalp
Risk Communication and Public Health
The Timechart History of Medicine
Killers in the Brain: Essays in Science and Technology from the Royal Institution
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Two minutes to change minds
Drivers' visual acuity
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The big man
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