A better oral rehydration solution? : An important step, but not a leap forward
Umbilical cord blood banks in the UK : Have proved their worth and now deserve a firmer foundation
Bridging the quality chasm : To improve health care we need to understand the motivations of those who work in it
Prevention of type 2 diabetes : New study from Finland shows that lifestyle changes can be made to work
Wanted: a social contract for the practice of medicine : We need to invest in promoting social consensus
Deal allows developing countries free access to journals
Eli Lilly violates patients' privacy
UK considers new compensation plan for NHS
US surgeons implant new artificial heart
In brief
Specialists question effectiveness of sex selection technique
Doctors may be able to detect Down's syndrome during IVF
Vaginal delivery after caesarean section triples risk of uterine rupture
Cancer plan for Scotland will cost £40m
Canada legalises the medical use of cannabis
Tamoxifen may mean that later tumours are more aggressive
A third of 18-19 year olds use the emergency pill
Funding formula based on health needs planned for Wales
Doctor testifies to China's reuse of prisoners' organs
US researchers guilty of breaking safety rules
BMA remains concerned about GMC structure
Revalidation proposals will waste time
BMA president warns doctors not to take public esteem for granted
BMA supports GPs' quest for new contract
Testing for Helicobacter pylori in dyspeptic patients suspected of peptic ulcer disease in primary care: cross sectional study
A score for predicting risk of death from cardiovascular disease in adults with raised blood pressure, based on individual patient data from randomised controlled trials
Reduced osmolarity oral rehydration solution for treating dehydration due to diarrhoea in children: systematic review
Neonatal convulsions after withdrawal of baclofen
Pleasures
Randomised controlled trial of disclosure of emotionally important events in somatisation in primary care
Can primary care groups and trusts improve health?
Endometriosis
Unsuspected nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
Summer attire
Oxygen treatment for acute severe asthma
Laudanum in Lakeland
Trouble with life
Investigating and dealing with publication and other biases in meta-analysis
NHS database of reference costs is severely flawed
Approach to surgery in United Kingdom should be shaken up
Stakeholder health insurance : Time for evidence based policy analysis
Stakeholder health insurance : Commentary is disappointing
Stakeholder health insurance : Authors' reply
Warning to GMC : Patients should come first
Warning to GMC : Doctors are part of an economic hegemony
Rights involve responsibilities for patients : Doctors must not generally pass personal information about patients to others without consent
Rights involve responsibilities for patients : Research ethics committees will approve any protocol unless there are good reasons not to
Human papillomavirus testing : Authors' comments
Human papillomavirus testing : Effectiveness of testing for high risk HPV for triage of low grade abnormal smears is being assessed in TOMBOLA trial
The People's Health Assembly
Peer led programme for asthma education in adolescents : Issues of design and analysis are crucial in cluster randomised trials
Peer led programme for asthma education in adolescents : Papers describing cluster randomised trials must be peer reviewed by statisticians
Peer led programme for asthma education in adolescents : Authors' reply
Alcohol and drug services have been patient centred for years
Minimal refereeing will lead to global equity of information
Study should have reported more data about associated diseases
Epidemiological surveillance of rubella must continue
Robin John Andrews
Rowland Nicholas Hill
Ernest Edward Spence
James Straton
Anthony de Toszeghi
Suicide: An Unnecessary Death
Women and Schizophrenia
Women and Mental Health
The Breast Cancer Wars: Hope, Fear, and the Pursuit of a Cure in Twentieth-Century America
The Story of Taxol: Nature and Politics in the Pursuit of an Anti-Cancer Drug
Bringing up baby
Systematic reviews and the Cochrane Collaboration
Conversations, observations, and exclamation
Learning in boxes
Minerva