The third generation pill controversy (“continued”) : The risks are still small compared with those of pregnancy
Poverty reduction strategy papers : It's too soon to say whether this new approach to aid will improve health
Vocational rehabilitation : Everybody gains if injured workers are helped back into work
Drugs for Alzheimer's disease : Cholinesterase inhibitors have passed NICE's hurdle
BMJ Christmas revue : Send us your sketches, songs, ravings, and suggestions on saving the NHS
UK approves preimplantation genetic screening technique
Mortality for paediatric cardiac surgery at Bristol was twice that at other centres
In brief
Tobacco company claims that smokers help the economy
US abortion clinics afraid of new violence
Scientists fertilise mouse eggs without sperm
Embryos created for stem cell research
GMC steps up hearings to deal with rise in cases
Bill will give Americans right to buy cheaper drugs
Levels of neurosis remained static in the 1990s
Government decision to hand over GP negotiations branded “bizarre”
Third generation oral contraceptives and risk of venous thrombosis: meta-analysis
Randomised controlled trial of brief psychological intervention after deliberate self poisoning
Commentary: Another kind of talk that works?
“Relative” contradiction
Friendship
Condom gap in Africa: evidence from donor agencies and key informants
Risk of breast cancer in women who attend the NHS breast screening programme: cohort study
Survival of trauma patients who have prehospital tracheal intubation without anaesthesia or muscle relaxants: observational study
The doctor in politics
Clarification
Relation between insufficient response to antihypertensive treatment and poor compliance with treatment: a prospective case-control study
Managing demand: transfer of management of self limiting conditions from general practice to community pharmacies
Beginning of the end
Assessing developmental delay
Danger of stereotyping in suspected osteomalacia
Commentary: Stereotyping may delay proper and systematic investigation
Our innate desire
A global health fund: a leap of faith?
When should clinical guidelines be updated?
Systematic reviews of evaluations of diagnostic and screening tests
Nothing like experience
Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism : Ecological studies cannot answer main question
Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism : Argument is too simplistic
Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism : MMR cannot be exonerated without explaining increased incidence of autism
Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism : Authors' reply
Asthma and early childhood infectious disease : Infection is trigger rather than cause
Asthma and early childhood infectious disease : Critical time for protective effect of large family on asthma may not be during first year of life
Using clinical evidence : Randomised controlled trials are not the only evidence
Using clinical evidence : Clinical Evidence is one of respondents' three favourite sources of information
Using clinical evidence : Obstetricians seem to be overstating the evidence in major placenta praevia
Using clinical evidence : Reply from editor of Clinical Evidence
Code of conduct is needed for publishing raw data
Winter deaths: warm housing is not enough
Lay members can contribute much in primary care groups
Spirit of collaboration needs fostering
Questionnaires for depression and anxiety : Systematic review is incomplete
Questionnaires for depression and anxiety : Routine screening entails additional pitfalls
Questionnaires for depression and anxiety : Two screening questions may be helpful
Exposure of healthcare workers to bloodborne viruses : Only the tip of the iceberg has been measured
Exposure of healthcare workers to bloodborne viruses : Eye and face protection should be used
NHS staff must be trained in how to prevent aggression
Albert Chisholm Harvey
Dorothy Jacobs
Geoffrey Clinton Hewett Knight
Peter Henry Dalziel Lewars
Donald Edwin Olliff
Sexual Chemistry: A History of the Contraceptive Pill
Marijuana as Medicine? The Science beyond the Controversy
Reputations: Florence Nightingale—Iron Maiden
Oral contraceptives
Dermatological experience
Making time stand still
Minerva