How much should doctors earn?
Venlafaxine for major depression
Childhood intelligence and being a vegetarian
Leprosy after starting antiretroviral treatment
Emergency care in the first 48 hours
Allergy to hair dye
TEENAGE PREGNANCY
TEENAGE PREGNANCY
SEMANTICS
RESUSCITATION ORDERS
NHS CATARACT SERVICE
Industry funded trials often have ghost authorship
Award gives a voice to the unheard
IN BRIEF
Antibiotics in second trimester may reduce risk of preterm birth
Bush proposes plan to expand health insurance
$500m for poor countries’ health systems will boost vaccination
MPs criticise organisers of £0.9bn PFI scheme for failing to consult doctors
Thousands ask Novartis to drop its drug patent case
Patients should be able to have dialysis closer to home
Publishers hire PR heavyweight to defend themselves against threat of open access
Doctors argue over detention of patients with XDR-TB
Dutch court acquits suicide counsellor of breaking the law
And the Oscar goes to . . . Salvarsan
Ontario to screen for colorectal cancer
What’s neW in the other general journals
One for the album
Is doctors’ self interest undermining the NHS?
So how much do doctors really earn?
Is the president’s plan dead before arrival?
Defining limits in care of terminally ill patients
Are you addicted to your “crackberry”?
Risk of suicide during treatment with venlafaxine, citalopram, fluoxetine, and dothiepin: retrospective cohort study
IQ in childhood and vegetarianism in adulthood: 1970 British cohort study
Drug eluting stents don’t reduce mortality in the long term compared with bare metal stents
Endometriosis
Medical folklore—the use of your stethoscope’s bell
MASTERCLASS FOR GPs Headaches
The God incarnate
Penetrating trauma to the junctional zone needs aggressive management
Geographic metals
Newly diagnosed iron deficiency anaemia in a premenopausal woman
Collecting feathers in the health service
Telling the inside story?
Flagging up a necessary division
On the cheap
Advice to travellers
MEDICAL CLASSICS
Roland Jacob Levinsky
Pamela June Alexander (née Tyson)
Peter MacDonald Crawford
Thomas Goronwy (“T G”) Evans
David Pratt
Patricia Mary Qura’n (née Gilligan)
Julian Thomas (“Tomi”) Spenser
Francis James (“Jim”) Zacharias
MINERVA