Stuttering can be treated by early intervention
Antenatal steroids reduce respiratory distress in babies
Antenatal steroids may have no long term side effects
Algorithm reduces antimicrobial prescriptions in urinary infections
Assisted dying: the debate goes on
Treat status epilepticus with benzodiazepine followed by phenytoin
Endovascular repair is worse than open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms
A time to die
Giving steroids before elective caesarean section
Safer prescribing for children
Stopping routine vaccination for tuberculosis in schools
The Japanese healthcare system
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Inequality is barrier to global development, says World Bank
UN global summit disappoints aid groups
In brief
Charity says NICE takes too long to assess cancer drugs
England lags behind Scotland in assessing cancer drug
Digital mammography is more accurate only for certain groups of women
Doctors refuse space to group fighting drug company influence
Surgeon wins £1.6m in race discrimination case
Dutch researchers call for sex education in primary schools
International Committee of the Red Cross set to accept new symbol
GMC introduces tighter regulation for some and a lighter touch for others
Women and girls are still victims of violence in Darfur
Typhoid outbreak prompts protests over inadequate water system
Thousands face compulsory treatment in the community under new UK act
Older people's care needs a major overhaul
Students should spend part of training in rural hospitals
Men's life expectancy is catching up with women's
Quarter of people with diabetes in England are undiagnosed
What's new in the other general journals
Randomised controlled trial of the Lidcombe programme of early stuttering intervention
What's in October's studentBMJ?
Antenatal betamethasone and incidence of neonatal respiratory distress after elective caesarean section: pragmatic randomised trial
Unexpected feedback
Antenatal exposure to betamethasone: psychological functioning and health related quality of life 31 years after inclusion in randomised controlled trial
The holocaust and medicine—a learning moment
Effect of a multifaceted intervention on number of antimicrobial prescriptions for suspected urinary tract infections in residents of nursing homes: cluster randomised controlled trial
Academic medicine scenarios: final votes
Status epilepticus: an evidence based guide
Teaching the teacher a lesson
Why is this patient here today?
Time for change
Health in Africa
Legalised euthanasia will violate the rights of vulnerable patients
Advantage of excess
Changes in BMA policy on assisted dying
Moral dimensions
Dutch experience of monitoring euthanasia
Five futures for academic medicine : Future of academic medicine looks bleak
Five futures for academic medicine : Follow the money trail
Five futures for academic medicine : Mutual respect is essential
Five futures for academic medicine : Wine presses of academia produce young wines that don't cellar well
Five futures for academic medicine : Specialised professional research system of “pure” medical science is needed
Five futures for academic medicine : “Speed networking” may be one way forward
Neonates must sometimes be allowed to die, but err in favour of life
Women doctors and their careers: what now? : The changing UK medical workforce's effect on planning and delivery of services
Women doctors and their careers: what now? : Women contribute less than men to non-clinical care as general practitioners in Scotland
Foundation year for newly qualified doctors : A house officer writes
Foundation year for newly qualified doctors : Nobody knows whether the foundation programme works
Foundation year for newly qualified doctors : Will this development benefit overseas doctors?
Foundation year for newly qualified doctors : GMC assessment of junior doctors' competency is inadequate or inconsistent
Melanoma incidence has risen in Europe
Government did not suppress health inequalities report
Short term outcomes lead to long term questions
Israeli army's shoot to kill policy : Israeli soldiers confirm the policy documented in journal
Israeli army's shoot to kill policy : Reply from the president of the Israeli Medical Association
Alan Bremner
Bettina Jane (“Bee”) Eppel
Paul Goodson
Julius Kimerling
Brian Thomas Williams
Selling Sickness: How Drug Companies Are Turning Us All Into Patients
Lovers and Livers: Disease Concepts in History
EXIT—le droit de mourir
Risk management for academics