World summit on sustainable development : Importance of health in economic development makes it a priority
Making blood safer : Stricter vigilance and fewer transfusions are the way forward
Child labour : Vast problem whose effects on children's health remain largely unstudied
Targeing people with pre-diabetes : Lifestyle interventions should also be aimed at people with pre-diabetes
The BMJ through American eyes : BMJ USA is now available online
Health, poverty, and sanitation to feature highly in world summit
Health authorities on alert after extensive flooding in Europe
Medical agency suspends aid in Dagestan after kidnapping
NICE proposals for citizens council condemned by patients
In brief
Correction Consultant cleared after writing misleading reference
Junior consultants will leave BMA “hand over fist,” warns chairman
Clinical negligence lawyers told to improve their performance
Getting it straight
Women doctors are better communicators
Drug resistant HIV increasing in North America
Local warming and insertion of peripheral venous cannulas: single blinded prospective randomised controlled trial and single blinded randomised crossover trial
A stout heart
Sensitisation to airborne moulds and severity of asthma: cross sectional study from European Community respiratory health survey
Science commentary: Skin prick testing
Thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke: consumer involvement in design of new randomised controlled trial
Are breast cancer screening programmes increasing rates of mastectomy? Observational study
Relation of childhood gastrointestinal disorders to autism: nested case-control study using data from the UK General Practice Research Database
Management of chronic heart failure
Research samples are hard to obtain these days
Anti-vaccinationists past and present
Working with the private sector: the need for institutional guidelines
Cat scratch disease
Hormone replacement therapy
Limits of teacher delivered sex education: interim behavioural outcomes from randomised trial
“Food deserts”—evidence and assumption in health policy making
Preventing stroke with ramipril : Results should have been presented in ways that help practising clinicians
Preventing stroke with ramipril : Benefits were considerably overstated
Preventing stroke with ramipril : Superiority of particular class of antihypertensive agent remains to be shown
Preventing stroke with ramipril : Presentation of data is misleading
Preventing stroke with ramipril : Summary of responses
New trial should clarify lithium use in bipolar disorder
Burden of illness and suicide in elderly people : Physical disease and depression are prevalent in elderly Finnish suicide victims
Burden of illness and suicide in elderly people : Death, where's thy sting?
Negotiators explain flexible training under the new deal
Interpreting exercise treadmill tests needs scoring system
Authors respond to criticisms of booked inpatient admissions and hospital capacity study
Lesbian parenting may make a difference
Increasing response rates to postal questionnaires : Changing layout of questionnaires increases response rates
Increasing response rates to postal questionnaires : Effect of incentives on response rates must be considered
Slang in clinical practice
Desmond Joseph Atherton
Mark Jensen Ballantyne
Joseph Chayen
John James Callender Cormack
Kathleen Mary Laing (née Sumner)
Richard Worthington Smithells
A Long Walk Home
Bacchic Medicine: Wine and Alcohol Therapies from Napoleon to the French Paradox
Making Babies: Is There a Right to Have Children
Hit parade
AIDS: censoring the prevention message
Why can't I admit that I am unwell?
On with the new