Bird flu and transparency
Improving the mental health of offenders in primary care
Preparing for the next flu pandemic
Treatments for neovascular acute macular degeneration
Computed tomography screening for lung cancer
Reducing harm from radiotherapy
CERVICAL SCREENING
MALIGNANT PLEURAL EFFUSION
MALIGNANT PLEURAL EFFUSION
ANIMAL TESTING
ANIMAL TESTING
BORDER CROSSING
REPUTATIONS
People exposed to H5N1 in English turkey outbreak get antivirals and vaccination
Guidance sent to GPs was “useless”
Halt to microbicide trial sets back AIDS research
EC gives options for reducing smoking across Europe
Doctors must stay within their competence when giving evidence
World’s first public-private cord blood bank launched in UK by Richard Branson
Care of dying patients and safety dominate commission’s report on NHS complaints
GMC to gather data on prescribing errors after criticism of doctors’ training
Attempt to undermine European ban on advertising drugs fails in France
Drug advertisements in US paint a “black and white scenario”
IN BRIEF
Irish study shows women stop taking tamoxifen too early
Gender gap persists in treatment of Canadians after heart attack and stroke
Radiologist missed 38 breast cancers in two years
GPs and consultants should work together in one stop health centres
WHAT’S NEW IN THE OTHER GENERAL JOURNALS
WHAT’S NEW IN BMJ JOURNALS
Where do we draw the line?
FDA tightens its grip on drug regulation
The UK H5N1 avian flu outbreak
Tell us the truth about nutritionists
Role of combination antiviral therapy in pandemic influenza
Role of non-governmental organisations in physician assisted suicide
Pharmacological and lifestyle interventions to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes in people with impaired glucose tolerance: systematic review and meta-analysis
Bum steer
Understanding help seeking behaviour among male offenders: qualitative interview study
Minerva
Comparison of treatment effects between animal experiments and clinical trials: systematic review
Screening strategies for chronic kidney disease in the general population: follow-up of cross sectional health survey
Obituary: Florence Cadogan
Cover of BMJ
GMC should not have thrown out case against neurologist
Febrile seizures
Listen very carefully
Pitfalls of testing and summary of guidance on safety monitoring with amiodarone and digoxin
Permanent pacing is a powerful placebo for people with vasovagal syncope
Out with “the old,” elderly, and aged
Exploration or exploitation?
The hippy, hippy shake down
So many, so wrong
Is it so good to talk?
Ordinary People
Andries Postma
Mary Ann Christina Adams
Mary Ann Christina Adams
John Edward Buck
James Douglas (“Dougie”) George
Neville Howard
Nicholas James Taffinder
Jonathan Nicholas Wilson
Advice
MINERVA