The fetal origins of adult disease : No longer just a hypothesis and may be critically important in south Asia
The protective effect of childhood infections : The next challenge is to mimic safely this protection against allergy and asthma
Type 2 diabetes in children : Exemplifies the growing problem of chronic diseases
Prognostic factors in prostate cancer : Pathologists glean a wealth of clinical detail from the smallest piece of tissue
The US sisters of the BMJ : The BMJ is becoming more active in the US
Dispute as rival groups publish details of human genome
In brief
Flu drug still not worth prescribing, experts say
Drug company fined for excessive hospitality
US trade action threatens Brazilian AIDS programme
Fury as Australia appoints former industry lobbyist to drugs watchdog
Skin sold for chemical warfare research
Middle aged women more likely to die after heart attack
Germany turns away UK trained GP
Few trusts have race employment targets
UK rate of x ray examination less than half the US rate
End restrictions on prescribing Viagra, urges coalition
New EU rules might hinder research
Extra 2600 physicians needed in Britain
FDA refuses companies' request to drop ulcer warning
India finalises tobacco control legislation
Climate change will affect UK health
Randomised controlled trial of patient education to encourage graded exercise in chronic fatigue syndrome
Early childhood infectious diseases and the development of asthma up to school age: a birth cohort study
Antibiotic susceptibility of streptococci and related genera causing endocarditis: analysis of UK reference laboratory referrals, January 1996 to March 2000
Exposure of healthcare workers in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland to bloodborne viruses between July 1997 and June 2000: analysis of surveillance data
Issues in the management of prisoners infected with HIV-1: the King's College Hospital HIV prison service retrospective cohort study
Longevity in Spain
Lessons in communication
Radiography of the lumbar spine in primary care patients with low back pain: randomised controlled trial
Efficacy and safety of galantamine in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease: multicentre randomised controlled trial
Qualitative analysis of psychosocial impact of diagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis: implications for screening
Looking backwards in 2001
Routinely administered questionnaires for depression and anxiety: systematic review
Microbicides in HIV prevention
Degenerative cervical disc disease causing cord compression in adults under 50
Filled with wonder
Email submissions from outside the United Kingdom
Portal hypertension—2. Ascites, encephalopathy, and other conditions
Should depression be managed as a chronic disease?
Results of genetic testing: when confidentiality conflicts with a duty to warn relatives
The importance of patient confidentiality
Wellbeing of gay, lesbian, and bisexual doctors
Commentary: The medical profession should face up to its own homophobia
Suffering in silence
NCAA has not been given sufficient tools to identify poorly performing doctors
Revaluation should be part of revalidation
The two tier syndrome behind waiting lists : Article contained numerous inaccuracies
The two tier syndrome behind waiting lists : Market forces have failed to shape development of wage structure in NHS
The two tier syndrome behind waiting lists : Gatekeeper system is essential
The two tier syndrome behind waiting lists : Problems reflect failure to heed consultants' warnings
The two tier syndrome behind waiting lists : Government benefits from current system
The two tier syndrome behind waiting lists : Anecdotes don't constitute sufficient evidence for changing NHS
The two tier syndrome behind waiting lists : Are consultants undervalued by NHS or profiteering in private practice?
The two tier syndrome behind waiting lists : Surgeons don't work in isolation
The two tier syndrome behind waiting lists : Author's reply
Maternal age and fetal loss : Missing abortion stratification adds to confusion
Maternal age and fetal loss : Having an induced abortion increases risk in future pregnancies
Maternal age and fetal loss : Data should have been stratified for smoking habit
Maternal age and fetal loss : Older women have increased risk of unexplained fetal deaths
Maternal age and fetal loss : Risks of having children in later life need to be explained
Obstetric intervention among private and public patients in Australia : Intervention relates more to age than to having private insurance
Obstetric intervention among private and public patients in Australia : Women must have full information when choosing private health insurance for pregnancy
Bupropion for smokers : Bupropion may not be as good as editorial implies
Bupropion for smokers : Drug is almost identical in structure to diethylpropion, a controlled drug
Bupropion for smokers : New products for smoking cessation maintain profile of smoking cessation services
Bupropion for smokers : Where are practices supposed to find money for bupropion?
Bupropion for smokers : Authors' reply
Early neonatal mortality and timing of low risk births : Several factors predisposing to increased mortality at night were not excluded
Early neonatal mortality and timing of low risk births : Data suggest that difficulties in fetal monitoring are magnified at night
Early neonatal mortality and timing of low risk births : Authors' reply
Patients with primary herpes should be screened for syphilis
Explosions may occur if dry ice is placed in airtight transport containers
William Ernest Bowden
Elisabeth Jean McQueen Lloyd
Peter Roberts
David Robertson Smith
John William Woolley
Working with AIDS Bereavement: A Comprehensive Approach for Mental Health Providers
Life at the Extremes: The Science of Survival
Death Foretold: Prophecy and Prognosis in Medical Care
Doctors find an ally
A warning to the GMC
Cocktails with the headmaster