Postcards can save lives
Optimal therapy after kidney transplantation varies
“Me-too” drugs drive the rise in drug expenditure
Safer homes may cut falls in elderly people with poor vision
Pioglitazone may not reduce macrovascular events
UK drug regulatory body describes attempts to ensure independence
Adequate dietary folate may reduce alcohol related breast cancer
Dietary supplements for erectile dysfunction may contain sildenafil or tadalafil
Evidence not ideology
Sports utility vehicles and older pedestrians
Do get in touch
An adequate margin of excision in ductal carcinoma in situ
Ensuring medical students are “fit for purpose”
Is the private finance initiative dead?
Staphylococcus aureus, Panton-Valentine leukocidin, and necrotising pneumonia
Nobel prize is awarded to doctors who discovered H pylori
Alternative therapies could save the NHS money, says report commissioned by Prince Charles
In brief
UN appoints official to combat threat from avian flu
WHO confirms four human cases of avian flu in Indonesia
Labour party will continue use of private contractors in the NHS
NHS trust plans to cut consultant posts to make savings
Independent centres threaten training
Trusts should cut workload of senior physicians to retain them
US lawsuit challenges teaching on evolution
WHO calls for 2% reduction a year in chronic disease mortality
Study of 100 000 children is due to start next year
Surgeons perform Germany's first crossover kidney transplantation
Service outlines plan to help suspended doctors back to work
Surgery patients in Northern Ireland are still waiting too long, MPs say
Treatment for colorectal cancer should be based on genetic analysis
Do GPs deserve their recent pay rise?
What's new in the other general journals
Trends in day surgery rates
What's new this month in BMJ Journals
Postcards from the EDge project: randomised controlled trial of an intervention using postcards to reduce repetition of hospital treated deliberate self poisoning
Does dietary folate intake modify effect of alcohol consumption on breast cancer risk? Prospective cohort study
Tacrolimus versus ciclosporin as primary immunosuppression for kidney transplant recipients: meta-analysis and meta-regression of randomised trial data
“Breakthrough” drugs and growth in expenditure on prescription drugs in Canada
Epirubicin for breast cancer may cause considerable venous sclerosis
Randomised controlled trial of prevention of falls in people aged ≥75 with severe visual impairment: the VIP trial
How do elderly patients decide where to go for major surgery? Telephone interview survey
Bottled lightning
The role of opioids in cancer pain
Osmotic demyelination syndrome
How decision support tools help define clinical problems
Medicines regulation and the pharmaceutical industry
How well does the evidence on pioglitazone back up researchers' claims for a reduction in macrovascular events?
At the frontier of biomedical publication: Chicago 2005
Salutary lesson
Time to legalise assisted dying? : RCGP is not neutral: it opposes a change in legislation
Time to legalise assisted dying? : Response from the Association for Palliative Medicine
Time to legalise assisted dying? : BMA should take an active role, whatever that may be
Time to legalise assisted dying? : What autonomy really means
Time to legalise assisted dying? : Do we make decisions by our feelings or the truth?
Time to legalise assisted dying? : No, thank you
Time to legalise assisted dying? : Recruiting more vulnerable doctors may be the answer
Time to legalise assisted dying? : Use of Baxter products in figure for physician assisted suicide was inappropriate
Time to legalise assisted dying? : Doctors cannot simultaneously be patient centred and reject assisted suicide
Time to legalise assisted dying? : Summary of responses
LIFT study to continue as planned
Capacity building in collaborative research is essential
Bridging the equity gap in maternal and child health : Health systems research is needed to improve implementation
Bridging the equity gap in maternal and child health : Lay health workers may help bridge equity gap in maternal and child health
Sarcomas and specialism
Working time directive shift patterns may improve care
Which career first? : Women remain caught in dilemma
Which career first? : Skewed argument should be put to bed
Which career first? : Women don't want it all, but they may want children
Which career first? : Financial and social reasons should have been taken into account
Which career first? : Economic perspective on later pregnancy is positive
Colin McEvedy
Hugh Bannerman
Tina Chan
Richard Farrow
Arthur Oliver Nixon Morris
Andrew Douglas Scott
John David Williams
Disabled woman wins battle of Trafalgar
Coffins to die for
Message in a Bottle: The Making of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
The Rhesus Factor and Disease Prevention. Wellcome Witnesses to Twentieth Century Medicine. Volume 22
Power, Sex, Suicide: Mitochondria and the Meaning of Life
Reforming the NHS in England
Bevan betrayed: the demise of the NHS
Give reorganisation a chance