Reputations for sale?
Translating animal research into clinical benefit
Exercise and menstrual function
Clinical trials in emergency situations
Pregnancy in women with a history of breast cancer
Mechanical circulatory support in the UK
INCIDENT REPORTING
PREVENTING FALLS
PREVENTING FALLS
STROKE REHABILITATION
WARD CRISIS
WARD CRISIS
SEX WORKERS’ PROTECTION
US guidelines often influenced by industry
Lilly investigated in US over the marketing of olanzapine
IN BRIEF
NEJM sees promise in polypill for low income countries
MSF challenges Novartis’s action over imatinib
MPs deplore poor progress in combating childhood obesity
China may have twice as many overweight people as in 1991
Heart tissue generated from embryonic stem cells
Rich, young, educated women get better breast cancer care than poor, older women
Website gives free access to UK medical research
Hysterectomy must be last option for heavy periods
Husband says judge’s ruling on wife’s treatment was “inhumane”
Smoking support is “excellent” where it is most needed
Bill to abolish patients’ forums criticised as “disgraceful”
Former BMJ artist demonstrates the effect of cataract operation on her eyesight
WHAT’S NEW IN THE OTHER GENERAL JOURNALS
One year to save the NHS ...what would you do?
Animal testing: is it worth it?
Time to tune into Europe
Is killing pain worth the risk?
British policy makes sex workers vulnerable
Patient mobility in the European Union
Open letter to the leaders of academic medicine
A model patient
Pregnancy after breast cancer: population based study
Comparison of treatment effects between animal experiments and clinical trials: systematic review
Acupuncture may speed up the active phase of labour in women whose membranes rupture before onset of labour
Trigeminal neuralgia and its management
Colourful metals
Investigating suspected malignant pleural effusion
Ghost writers need to be more visible
Inside big pharma’s box of tricks
A union to preserve
The new jetsetting
Contemplating annihilation
MEDICAL CLASSICS
Alan Godfrey Johnson
Advice
Michael Edgar Arnold
Anthony (“Tony”) Neville Gordon Clark
Greville Hoyle
Geoffrey (“Geoff”) Comins Mansfield
Ian Charles Aitchison Martin
John Leonard Weeks
Barbara Yvonne Wright
MINERVA