St John's wort is effective for moderate to severe depression
Tacrolimus 0.1% matches potent steroids in eczema
What can the UK and US health systems learn from each other?
G8 summit could support global health equity
Reviewing vitamin D deficiency
Cardiac surgeons in northwest England perform well
Vitamin E isn't helpful and may be harmful
Individual performance data: revelation and revolution
Mortality in adult cardiac surgery
Data protection and freedom of information
Bat rabies in the United Kingdom
HIV testing
Simulation based training
UK stocks up on antiviral drug to tackle flu outbreak
NICE proposes to withdraw Alzheimer's drugs from NHS
In brief
Abstinence programmes do not reduce HIV prevalence in Uganda
UN committee approves declaration on human cloning
Pathologist stands by his findings in Sally Clark case
Mother found guilty in case of fabricated illness
Poor information hampers discussion of HIV "super strain"
Measuring mitral regurgitation predicts clinical outcome of treatment
Gap in life expectancy between classes narrows, but disparity in disease-free years remains
A fifth of elderly people in Israel are abused
Female drug misuse deaths reach new peak in England and Wales
Smoking in late pregnancy is linked to lower IQ in offspring
Two class actions against tobacco industry get the go-ahead
UK surgeons report that EU directive has cut training time
Bush signs act that restricts class action suits in state courts
More than 40% of cancer patients not seen by specialist in two weeks
Breast cancer detection rates increase but coverage varies
What's new in the other general journals
Acute treatment of moderate to severe depression with hypericum extract WS 5570 (St John's wort): randomised controlled double blind non-inferiority trial versus paroxetine
Mortality data in adult cardiac surgery for named surgeons: retrospective examination of prospectively collected data on coronary artery surgery and aortic valve replacement
The nature of medical evidence and its inherent uncertainty for the clinical consultation: qualitative study
Uncertainty, consultation, and the context of medical care
Managing chronic diseases
Efficacy and tolerability of topical pimecrolimus and tacrolimus in the treatment of atopic dermatitis: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
Itching for a solution
Vertigo
Recent developments in vitamin D deficiency and muscle weakness among elderly people
The power of prayer (and adequate fluid resuscitation)
Health promotion
What can the UK and US health systems learn from each other?
A global health equity agenda for the G8 summit
Learning for junior hospital doctors
Electronic data protection: procedures need drastic improvement
Independent medical school is long overdue
Gastric rupture and laryngeal mask airway
Gastric rupture and laryngeal mask airway
Gastric rupture and laryngeal mask airway
Surgical management of metastatic inguinal lymphadenopathy
Surgical management of metastatic inguinal lymphadenopathy
Surgical management of metastatic inguinal lymphadenopathy
Assessing drug safety
Europe also needs agency for postmarketing surveillance
Even pharmaceutical companies are vulnerable to loss of faith
Funding for GMC should come from taxpayers
Brandt F Steele
Leslie James Park Duncan
Jack Insley
Margaret Eirlys Jefferson (née Hughes)
Alfred Ian Douglas Prentice
Dilip Sen
Torture: The Guantanamo Guidebook
Is Torture a Good Idea?
Nanotechnology: small science, big deal
To Kill and Kill Again—Dr Shipman
Viral Fitness: The Next SARS and West Nile in the Making
Kinsey
Regulating doctors: should we swallow Dame Janet's medicine?
A US model for primary care in the NHS
Seeing things
Minerva