Misdiagnosing “hysteria” has remained steady since the 1970s
MRSA infection in a vicious circle with hospitalisation
Targets for trusts' MRSA infection rates need clarifying
Salivary nicotine test increases cessation rates
Community based learning produces better doctors
Fluoxetine reduces symptoms for selected patients with irritable bowel syndrome
Complicated questions—difficult answers
Bird flu and pandemic flu
Improving surveillance of MRSA bacteraemia
The need for outcome measures in medical education
Detecting fabricated or induced illness in children
Near patient tests for smoking cessation
Roche considers licensing companies to make oseltamivir
Bird flu poses no immediate threat to Europe, leading virologist claims
In brief
Doctors who write guidelines often have ties to the drug industry
Stem cell foundation greeted by cautious optimism
Patients with aortic aneurysm deserve higher priority
Academic staff frustrated with research assessment exercise
Fall in mortality from breast cancer is due almost equally to screening and adjuvant therapy
Guidance on reporting under age sex is confusing
Scotland sets up its first forensic art unit
Assisted suicide organisation opens branch in Germany
Australian state and federal governments are attacked on mental health care
Foundation trust regulator calls for less government interference
Total smoking ban best way to narrow health gap between rich and poor, MPs told
GP goes on trial for killing three patients
Judge over-rules earlier decision on Charlotte Wyatt
Combating the free movement of micro-organisms
What's new in the other general journals
Systematic review of misdiagnosis of conversion symptoms and “hysteria”
The latest caprice in medicine, 1857
MRSA bacteraemia in patients on arrival in hospital: a cohort study in Oxfordshire 1997-2003
Age at retirement and long term survival of an industrial population: prospective cohort study
Twenty five years of HIV infection in haemophilic men in Britain: an observational study
Preservation of the teeth
Effect of incorporating a 10 minute point of care test for salivary nicotine metabolites into a general practice based smoking cessation programme: randomised controlled trial
Effect of a community oriented problem based learning curriculum on quality of primary care delivered by graduates: historical cohort comparison study
A lesson from a death
What the educators are saying
The patient's journey: the progressive ataxias
How computers help make efficient use of consultations
Problems in assessing rates of infection with methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus
A medical secretary for war
Orphan drugs and the NHS: should we value rarity?
Commissioning for rare diseases: view from the frontline
ASCOT: a tale of two treatment regimens
ASCOT: a tale of two treatment regimens
ASCOT: a tale of two treatment regimens
ASCOT: a tale of two treatment regimens
Trastuzumab for early breast cancer raises important issues
Left handedness and breast cancer
Left handedness and breast cancer
Left handedness and breast cancer
Scientific evidence was ignored in CAM and the NHS
Disappointing article, not disappointing biotech
Proposed guidelines for severe imported malaria in children need more evidence
Speed networking works for postgraduate research
John Cosh
Advice
Abraham (“Abs”) Cohen
John Dermot Ainslie Common
James Antony Garrod
Mrinal Kanti Ghosh
John Haydn Martindale
Dipankar (“Dip”) Sengupta
Kenneth Samuel Williamson
Paul Francis Wright
Life in Britain: Using Millennial Census Data to Understand Poverty, Inequality and Place
Human Traces
30 Days: Minimum Wage
How US healthcare cuts could kill me
Rethinking breast screening—again
Specialisation creep
Minerva