Our unequal society
Folic acid and birth malformations
Housing and health
The Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme
Regulation of doctors
Management of breast cancer in women with BRCA gene mutation
SPENDING ON HIV
SPENDING ON HIV
PANDEMIC FLU
WHO FUNDING
RANDOMISED TRIALS
RANDOMISED TRIALS
MORPHINE
Save COX 2 inhibitors till last for cardiac patients
Doctors lose power to run their profession
UK nears European average in proportion of GDP spent on health care
Europe needs several years to prepare for flu
NHS trusts don’t meet standards expected for children
New once a day, fixed dose antimalarial is now available
US health experts call for a centre to compare treatments
Misuse of prescription drugs could soon exceed that of illicit narcotics, UN panel warns
Joint Account
HFEA allows women to donate their eggs for research
Guidance recommends asking pregnant women about mental health
IN BRIEF
Internet doctor is suspended for irresponsible prescribing
Government must win over doctors to prepare for funding slowdown
Simple measures can reduce numbers of falls in hospital
Repeal law that puts “FDA on the payroll of the industry”
WHAT’S NEW IN THE OTHER GENERAL JOURNALS
Will we be getting good doctors and safer patients?
Fitting the drug to the patient
Killing me softly
Designing and evaluating complex interventions to improve health care
Effect of insulating existing houses on health inequality: cluster randomised study in the community
Folic acid supplements and risk of facial clefts: national population based case-control study
Micronutrient supplements may improve neonatal health
Management of kidney stones
Hyponatraemia and hypernatraemia: pitfalls in testing
Arbitrariness and conventionality: actions speak louder than words
The case for dedicated sickle cell centres
Britney tears
Believe it or not
The well versed doctor
A Country Doctor’s Notebook
Don’t blame the drugs
Brian Brendan Hickey
Polly Amanda James
Peter Viggo Egebjerg Jensen
Joseph Lister
James Martin Stewart
Frank Derek Thompson
MINERVA