Children who kill : They can and should be reclaimed
Preventing respiratory syncitial virus bronchiolitis : Except in very high risk infants there is no cost effective prophylatic agent
Severe osteogenesis imperfecta: new therapeutic options? : Aminobisphosphonates offer promise, while bone marrow transplants remain experimental
The cost of shoulder pain at work : Variation in work tasks and good job opportunities are essential for prevention
Dealing with poor clinical performance : New proposals are ill thought out and more about politics than policy
New agency set up to identify incompetent doctors
EU harmonises rules for trials
Hospitals to spend £200m to prevent spread of vCJD
In brief
Pilot projects show cancer treatment can be speeded up
Pen “amnesty” for doctors who shun drug companies
NHS walk-in centres fail to assess patients properly
New courts offer treatment for drug offenders
Heart monitoring may detect infections in newborns
NHS trust appointments to be made by independent commission
Chlamydia increases risk of cervical cancer
Spider venom may prevent atrial fibrillation
News: News roundup
Cholera sweeps through South African province
US doctors face curbs on referrals
“Health weather forecasts” to be piloted in England
Drug delivery system may combat cancer
Effectiveness of Ginkgo biloba in treating tinnitus: double blind, placebo controlled trial
The psychosocial impact of bilateral prophylactic mastectomy: prospective study using questionnaires and semistructured interviews
“Patient knows best”—detection of common mental disorders in Santiago, Chile: cross sectional study
Commentary: Clinical practice is as important as diagnosis
Pancreatitis associated with hydroxyurea in combination with didanosine
Second dose of measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine: questionnaire survey of health professionals
On breakfast and randomised trials
Geriatric medicine
Pulmonary Wegener's granulomatosis misdiagnosed as malignancy
Association of systolic blood pressure with macrovascular and microvascular complications of type 2 diabetes (UKPDS 36): prospective observational study
Efficacy and safety of galantamine in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease: multicentre randomised controlled trial
Suicides rise after Diana's death
Atypical antipsychotics
Representing infant feeding: content analysis of British media portrayals of bottle feeding and breast feeding
BMA approves acupuncture
Gallstone disease
The invention of post-traumatic stress disorder and the social usefulness of a psychiatric category
Systematic reviews from astronomy to zoology: myths and misconceptions
Knowledge and wisdom
Few university students from overseas have been vaccinated against meningococcal infection
Do not resuscitate decisions : Rigid discussion process before making these decisions may cause distress
Do not resuscitate decisions : Resuscitation should not be part of every death
Do not resuscitate decisions : Focus should be on offering treatments appropriate to diagnosis and regardless of age
Do not resuscitate decisions : Cardiopulmonary resuscitation seems to be exempt from scrutiny of evidence based medicine
Do not resuscitate decisions : More consumer education and involvement are needed
Do not resuscitate decisions : Sound clinical reasons for withholding cardiopulmonary resuscitation must not be confused with ageism
Do not resuscitate decisions : Not discussing decisions is often because of practicalities, not ageism
Do not resuscitate decisions : We need a consistent message
Do not resuscitate decisions : Doctors must always act in their patients' best interests
Do not resuscitate decisions : Inadequacies of palliative care system need to be tackled
Do not resuscitate decisions : All -isms are intolerable
Do not resuscitate decisions : Without discussion, these orders are unethical at any age
Do not resuscitate decisions : Summary of rapid responses
Benign prostatic hyperplasia has precise meaning
Future of research into rotavirus vaccine : Cost effectiveness of vaccine is being assessed
Future of research into rotavirus vaccine : Developing countries must apply mathematics to take their own decisions
Intranasal midazolam for treating febrile seizures in children : Caution is advised in interpreting trial conclusions
Intranasal midazolam for treating febrile seizures in children : Buccal midazolam should be preferred to nasal midazolam
Intranasal midazolam for treating febrile seizures in children : Safety is as important as efficacy
Intranasal midazolam for treating febrile seizures in children : Buccal midazolam for childhood seizures at home preferred to rectal diazepam
Intranasal midazolam for treating febrile seizures in children : Caution is required in applying hospital based evidence to primary care population
Can we trust elderly donor grafts for corneal transplantation?
Training overseas doctors in the United Kingdom : Promoting training opportunities helps to promote British healthcare values
Training overseas doctors in the United Kingdom : We need to debunk the myth about training
Training overseas doctors in the United Kingdom : Consider moving to the US
Training overseas doctors in the United Kingdom : Frequency of PLAB tests should match available jobs
Orlistat associated with hypertension : Digit preference lays conclusions about orlistat open to doubt
Orlistat associated with hypertension : Roche concludes that there is no evidence of a causal association
Orlistat associated with hypertension : Authors' reply
Familial hypercholesterolaemia is underdiagnosed after AMI
Psychiatric disorders and risky sexual behaviour : Paper did not mention sexual orientation
Psychiatric disorders and risky sexual behaviour : Risky sexual behaviour is part of two disorders examined
Screening for medium chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency has still not been evaluated
Avedis Donabedian
Richard Douglas Doyle
Ida Eileen Kenyon (née Wilkinson)
Clive Terence Landey
Thomas Henry Tweedy
Robert James Spence Wilson
On The Edge
The Future of Food
Vivisection or science? An Investigation into Testing Drugs and Safeguarding Health
Wait until the morning after
Facing mastectomy
Au zinc
Reviews: Minerva