New onset rectal bleeding should be investigated in everybody over 45
Psychological treatments improve glycaemic control in children and adolescents with diabetes
Have England’s road traffic injuries really fallen?
Drivers can assess when they are sleepy, but they don’t act
Drivers of four wheel drive vehicles show risky driving behaviours
Children in care have a high risk of mental illness as adolescents and young adults
Can we tame the monster?
Death and injury on roads
Colorectal cancer in primary care
Support for young people with diabetes
Better services and more choice in the NHS
Tuberculosis and social exclusion
Adverse incidents in NHS are still under-reported
Healthcare group agrees $500m settlement for unnecessary surgery
In brief
Health spending rising faster than GDP in most rich countries
UK government accused of privatising the NHS
Doctors say no to more privatisation of NHS in England
Doctors’ productivity data sent to trusts
Paying hospitals for better performance saves lives, study says
Art for health’s sake
UN reports poor progress on millennium goals in Africa
Botched circumcisions kill 14 boys in a month
Roche’s tiered pricing enables poorer countries to stockpile drugs
Safeguards for people who lack capacity to consent are inadequate
Complacency leads to rise in STI cases
NEJM joins US debate on abortion and emergency contraception
Doctors backtrack on assisted suicide
Psychological interventions to improve glycaemic control in patients with type 1 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
Risk in primary care of colorectal cancer from new onset rectal bleeding: 10 year prospective study
Befriending illness
Unsafe driving behaviour and four wheel drive vehicles: observational study
Changes in safety on England’s roads: analysis of hospital statistics
Awareness of driving while sleepy and road traffic accidents: prospective study in GAZEL cohort
Current concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of typhoid fever
Separating a septum sandwich
Testing pitfalls and summary of guidance in lipid management
Achieving the millennium development goals for health: Cost effectiveness analysis of strategies to combat malaria in developing countries
Acute exacerbations
What’s new in the other general journals
Did regulators fail over selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors?
A 22 year old man with persistent regurgitation and vomiting
Was that course you went on any good?
Injury from lightning strike while using mobile phone : Statistics and physics do not suggest a link
Injury from lightning strike while using mobile phone : Mobile phones are not lightning strike risk
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy : Sudden death is rare in young people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy : Combination of β blockers and verapamil may be risky
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy : Authors’ reply
American Psychiatric Association clarifies its position on human rights
Deaths on acute hospital wards
Human health resources are key to HIV treatment in Africa
Does the UK have the highest paid doctors in Europe?
Training doctors in the new English NHS : Political correctness or evidence based education?
Training doctors in the new English NHS : Hidden agenda is obvious
Training doctors in the new English NHS : The real challenge to the medical profession
Does continuing medical education work?
Christina Aitkenhead Herron (née Crawford)
Stella Aleruchi Nduka (née Maxwell-Owhochuku)
Gordon Nicholson
Lucy O’Brien
Ian Ross Russell
How Bollywood came to a Welsh hospital : Ophthalmologist’s film explores medical migration
NETLINES
The Age of Melancholy: Major Depression and its Social Origins
Senior doctors must stay part of the picture
Suicidal thinking
Minerva