Psychological screening of soldiers does not predict mental illness
Evidence based interventions reduce knee pain in older people
Statin use does not reduce severity of pneumonia
Probiotics are relatively safe and beneficial
WHO needs a major refocus
Doubt remains over the equivalence of two treatments for carotid artery stenosis
Trust me
Mental health screening before troop deployment
The lesser known effects of statins
Treatment of knee pain in primary care
Osteonecrosis of the jaw after treatment with bisphosphonates
What should we do about climate change?
UK fares well in survey of primary care, but US doesn’t
Controversy has led to small fall in sales of drug eluting stents
In brief
Worldwide water crisis is a “silent emergency,” UN agency says
Government needs better scientific advice, MPs say
GMC denies changes will mean more doctors being struck off
BMA rejects proposals on medical regulation
Guidelines on treating risk factors make patients of healthy people
New agreement aims to streamline sponsored clinical trials in NHS
Black Africans have highest prevalence of tuberculosis in UK
Israeli Arabs undergo less health screening than Jews
NHS is failing refused asylum seekers
Professionals who deal with young offenders lack health expertise
Care of mentally ill prisoners is “dysfunctional”
Brazil celebrates 10 years of universal access to antiretrovirals
Doctors demonstrate against “incoherent” reforms of NHS
Gynaecology sans frontières
Mental health screening in armed forces before the Iraq war and prevention of subsequent psychological morbidity: follow-up study
Effectiveness of community physiotherapy and enhanced pharmacy review for knee pain in people aged over 55 presenting to primary care: pragmatic randomised trial
Statins and outcomes in patients admitted to hospital with community acquired pneumonia: population based prospective cohort study
Intermittent claudication
Doctors and duellists
Safety of probiotics: comparison of two popular strains
Einstein on research
Risk factors for diabetes and coronary heart disease
What’s new this month in BMJ Journals
What’s new in the other general journals
Open letter to the incoming director general of the World Health Organization: time to refocus
Investment in health could be good for Europe’s economies
A complication of becoming a centenarian
Influenza vaccination: policy versus evidence : No gap between policy and evidence
Influenza vaccination: policy versus evidence : Protection from disease versus disease severity
Influenza vaccination: policy versus evidence : Policy is in the lead
Influenza vaccination: policy versus evidence : Vested interests will always trump evidence
Word limits best explain failings of industry supported meta-analyses
Measles outbreak in Surrey
Community acceptance is needed to eradicate polio in India
Reconstructive surgery is often needed after obesity surgery
Humanitarian aid starts at home
The full English: the full picture
Donald Duck
Brian Oliver Lyndhurst Duke
Joan Frances Godfrey
Michael Edward Hincks
Lawrence John Page
How doctors’ anonymity in family courts is under threat
Living with AIDS
Postpsychiatry: Mental Health in a Postmodern World
Doctors must not be lapdogs to drug firms
An Auchendreich farewell
Minerva