Britain's gift: a “Medline” of synthesised evidence
Income, health, and the National Lottery
Alcohol intake: measure for measure
Medical oaths and declarations
Death in Hollywood
The Hound of the Baskervilles effect: natural experiment on the influence of psychological stress on timing of death
Effect of rosary prayer and yoga mantras on autonomic cardiovascular rhythms: comparative study
Hot air?
Effects of remote, retroactive intercessory prayer on outcomes in patients with bloodstream infection: randomised controlled trial
The suprascientific in clinical medicine: a challenge for Professor Know-All
The Renaissance School of General Medicine
The François Rabelais School of Medicine
Fighting the Pirate King
Confucius School of Medicine: the way to great learning
Be kind to your patients
The A to Z of authorship: analysis of influence of initial letter of surname on order of authorship
Amount of research interest in rare and common neurological conditions: bibliometric study
Wanted—more answers than questions: literature review
Christmas presents and Christmas past
A practical guide to informed consent to treatment
Humbug
Casting and drawing lots: a time honoured way of dealing with uncertainty and ensuring fairness
Death and miasma in Victorian London: an obstinate belief
Unanticipated transmissible Christmas presents
Postmortems on the kitchen table
The twenty-krone piece
One of the oldest cases of schizophrenia in Gogol's
Christiaan Barnard: his first transplants and their impact on concepts of death
Dramaturgical study of meetings between general practitioners and representatives of pharmaceutical companies
Commentary: dramaturgical model gives valuable insight
The World Health Organization and the prevention of road injuries: phone book analysis
An inexpensive and edible aid for the diagnosis of puberty in the male: multispecies evaluation of an alternative orchidometer
“Unwarranted survivals” and “anomalous deaths” from coronary heart disease: prospective survey of general population
Longevity of screenwriters who win an academy award: longitudinal study
In grandfather's room
A Christmas quiz
Photofinish
Cover note