Patients must be empowered to participate in medical education
Supervised heroin prescription helps addicts
Sun exposure while young may protect against multiple sclerosis
Tennis elbow is helped by NSAIDs in the short term
Acute low back pain usually improves within a month, then recurs
Short interpregnancy interval is associated with adverse outcome
Soy-derived isoflavones don't help hot flushes
What's your price?
Suspected child abuse: the potential for justice to miscarry
From electronic gadgets to better health: where is the knowledge?
Endocrine treatment of physiological gynaecomastia
General practitioners and occupational health professionals
Speak up!
Judges rule that children can sue for wrongful diagnosis of abuse
Report shows health disparities in American Indians and Alaska Natives
In brief
South African government to withdraw antiretrovirals for pregnant mothers
NIH needs to change, says report
Baby milk company fined for advertising direct to consumers
Drug company employee who queried trial wins appeal
Hong Kong under WHO spotlight after flu outbreak
“Yellow card” announcement used to head off concerns, experts claim
What's new this month in BMJ Journals
Medical prescription of heroin to treatment resistant heroin addicts: two randomised controlled trials
Interpregnancy interval and risk of preterm birth and neonatal death: retrospective cohort study
Past exposure to sun, skin phenotype, and risk of multiple sclerosis: case-control study
Rate limiting factors in recruitment of patients to clinical trials in cancer research: descriptive study
Effect of national guidelines on prescription of methadone: analysis of NHS prescription data, England 1990-2001
Ethnic mix
Acute low back pain: systematic review of its prognosis
Outcomes of screening to prevent cancer: analysis of cumulative incidence of cervical abnormality and modelling of cases and deaths prevented
Age related macular degeneration: Smoking entails major risk of blindness
Socioeconomic and ethnic group differences in self reported health status and use of health services by children and young people in England: cross sectional study
Involving patients in medical education
Submitting articles to the BMJ
Tennis elbow
Treatment of tennis elbow: the evidence
Call for papers
Neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
Implantable devices for treating tachyarrhythmias
ABC of interventional cardiology: Percutaneous coronary intervention: cardiogenic shock
Opening training schemes to change
Establishing ethical trials for treatment and prevention of AIDS in developing countries
A choice
Ethics guidance for HIV prevention trials
Images of the good doctor in Western medicine: the doctor-patient relationship (part 2)
No more free lunches : It is time we all grew up
No more free lunches : How to dance with porcupines
No more free lunches : Doctors and journals in the South cut off drug companies at their peril
No more free lunches : The market has us all in its grip
No more free lunches : Relationship between industry and research does not bear scrutiny
No more free lunches : It is time to own up
No more free lunches : Summary of rapid responses
Prognosis of entanglement could be serious
Dying for drugs : Drug companies should not have to subsidise incompetent governments
Dying for drugs : Drug companies should swear “Hippocratic” oath
Industry funding of patients' support groups : Objectives of patients, clinicians, and industry are similar
Industry funding of patients' support groups : Declaration of competing interests is rare in Italian breast cancer associations
Interests of charities : Arthritis care sets facts straight
Interests of charities : Diabetes UK has long recognised importance of transparency in funding
Telephone consultations are routinely used
On abandoning ties and avoiding nose rings : Medical humour has implications for evidence based medicine...
On abandoning ties and avoiding nose rings : ... but ties may in truth pose danger to clinicians...
On abandoning ties and avoiding nose rings : ... and economic analysis of tie wearing might be interesting
Ewart Geoffrey Walsh
Elizabeth Anne Alexander (née Gillberry)
Baij Nath Bhandari
Telepsychiatry and e-Mental Health
How viewers get facts from fiction
Publish and be pampered
Missing and unidentified persons
How we should deal with John Doe