Dose of vitamin A could be halved
Placental malaria strikes smaller women more severely
GPs with special interests are good but costly
Fewer drugs are being prescribed to children with depression
When markets reform health care
Angioplasty prolongs survival in high risk patients with confirmed heart attack
Bentham's head
Reaching the poor
The health crisis in Russia
Long term outcome after traumatic brain injury
Launching BMJ Masterclasses
WTO amendment on generic drugs draws mixed reaction
Health should be seen as a human right, global campaign says
In brief
Severe liver disease will increase unless injecting drug users are tested and treated
Dutch doctors are given guidance on sedation
Journal criticises Vioxx study for omitting three heart attacks
NICE guidance should consider lifestyle only if it influences effectiveness
Cannabis has medical benefits but needs further investigation, says report
Government is attacked for interference over Herceptin
Health spending in England rises faster than in rest of UK
NHS research is to focus more on care
Scottish health service is ordered to release data on surgeons’ performance
North America has new outbreaks of antibiotic associated C difficile
Aid often helps richer people in poor countries, World Bank says
Smoke from cigarette tip is more toxic than main inhaled smoke
Primary care trusts should delay treatment to cut deficits
Show captures the spirit of Nobel achievement
Government must set up mechanism to save failing trusts
What's new in the other general journals
Randomised study of effect of different doses of vitamin A on childhood morbidity and mortality
Editor's Choice
The parents' journey: continuing a pregnancy after a diagnosis of Patau's syndrome
Cost effectiveness analysis of strategies to combat HIV/AIDS in developing countries
Parental concerns about their child's emotions and behaviour and referral to specialist services: general population survey
Time to pregnancy and sex of offspring: cohort study
Family history of breast cancer and cost of life assurance: a test case comparison of current UK industry practice
Severe placental malaria and maternal shortness, thinness, and small skeletal size in rural Congo: cohort study
Evaluation of a general practitioner with special interest service for dermatology: randomised controlled trial
Economic evaluation of a general practitioner with special interests led dermatology service in primary care
General practitioners with special interests—not a cheap option
Deprivation and volunteering by general practices: cross sectional analysis of a national primary care system
Overprescribing antidepressants to children: pharmacoepidemiological study in primary care
The medical student of to-day
Frozen shoulder
Evaluation of current strategies and future priorities for improving health in developing countries
Invasive procedures
Medical generalists: connecting the map and the territory
Using markets to reform health care
Mental health legislation should respect decision making capacity
test of capacity has little practical benefit
Who benefits from the new act?
Anatomy lessons for the bird brained
Rationing in response to NHS deficits: rural patients are likely to be affected most
Rationing joint replacements
Rationing joint replacements
District general hospitals have a future in truly rural areas
Commissioning perhaps shouldn't follow the American way
US experience of smoke-free prisons
Risk of gastrointestinal effects with COX-2 inhibitors and NSAIDs
Risk of gastrointestinal effects with COX-2 inhibitors and NSAIDs
Risk of gastrointestinal effects with COX-2 inhibitors and NSAIDs
Risk of gastrointestinal effects with COX-2 inhibitors and NSAIDs
Risk of gastrointestinal effects with COX-2 inhibitors and NSAIDs
Recessive disorders and consanguineous marriage
Giving steroids before elective caesarean section
European subsidies and developing countries
New TB vaccine granted orphan drug status
EWTD has negative impact on training for surgeons
I can fly light aircraft, therefore I can anaesthetise?
Bill Inman
Benjamin Bernard Angel
David Lewis Bartlett
Steve Hugh
Conrad Hilary Brian Lawfield
John Robert Paterson
Elisabeth Shoenberg
Hugh Philipson Watson
The Story of God
The Arts in Medical Education: A Practical Guide
How important are we really?
The Man Who Shocked the World: The Life and Legacy of Stanley Milgram
Hit parade
Osler's bedside library revisited—books for the 21st century
Comprehensive ophthalmology at the Last Chance Saloon