Real impact
Why the UK’s Medical Training Application Service failed
Indwelling stents after ureteroscopy
Perinatal death in twins
Caring for the oldest old
Reed Elsevier’s arms trade
MMC
REGULATION
REGULATION
SPECIALIST CENTRES
SPECIALIST CENTRES
POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION
DIAGNOSING HYPONATRAEMIA
PUBLISHER BOYCOTT
Fracture risk is a class effect of glitazones
UK report recommends better planning for phase I drug trials
Lilly’s challenge to Australia’s drug rationing scheme fails
Laughter, learnt of friends
Exempt MRI scanners from new EU rules, say campaigners
WHO confronts Chinese company over malaria drug
TB and AIDS researchers fail to work together, article says
IN BRIEF
More evidence shows better outcomes for vascular surgery at high volume hospitals
Audit identifies the most read BMJ research papers
Reid wrong about comfort of smoking, research shows
Doctors sign petition calling for euthanasia to be decriminalised
Organ recipients may die when insurance for drugs runs out
Spending watchdog slates doctors’ out of hours provision
MPs broadly welcome proposals for health research in United Kingdom
Doctor’s licence suspended after he admitted removing hundreds of ova without consent
WHAT’S NEW IN THE OTHER GENERAL JOURNALS
How impact factors changed medical publishing—and science
The trouble with US military medicine
“We saw human guinea pigs explode”
Should we ditch impact factors?
Who will care for the oldest people?
Outcomes of stenting after uncomplicated ureteroscopy: systematic review and meta-analysis
Heredity
Birth order of twins and risk of perinatal death related to delivery in England, Northern Ireland, and Wales, 1994–2003: retrospective cohort study
No effect
Generalised anxiety disorder
Asthma in pregnancy
Unsafe driving
Advice to a new editor
Celebrating the medical past, again
The poverty of expectation
Hidden extras
The foul taste of medicine
The Doctor
Job Joab Bwayo
David Ivor Bowen
Stuart Harvey Green
Patricia Mary Leeson
Peter Ogilvie Leggat
Nicholas Taptiklis
Ethel Hunter Waddy
ADVICE
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