Caveat emptor
Quality of drinking water
Composite and surrogate outcomes in randomised controlled trials
Inhaled nitric oxide for acute respiratory distress syndrome
Cytochrome P450 genotyping and antidepressants
Stockpiling smallpox virus
INSTITUTIONAL RACISM : Editorial is unduly provocative
INSTITUTIONAL RACISM : Article too strong? I think not
NEW MENTAL HEALTH BILL : Bill aims to protect people at times of high risk
GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP : NHS chief must direct that time overseas is an asset
DE PROFESSIONALISING DOCTORS : Academy of Royal Colleges spoke out in 2002
PERINATAL DEATH IN TWINS : Author’s reply on absolute risk
HISTORY OF MEDICINE : Understanding the history of medicine
Act now to stop babies being born with HIV
GMC to introduce “plea bargaining” for less serious misconduct cases
MPs back creation of hybrid embryos
UK ranks among lowest in Europe on cervical cancer survival
Australia lags behind in attempts to improve health of indigenous people
Doctors form group to defend child protection professionals
IN BRIEF
HFEA wants greater use of single embryo transfers in IVF
BMA public health doctor is accused of stigmatising sex workers
Investigators to review conflicts of interest at NIH
Swapping scrubbing brushes for stethoscopes
WHAT’S NEW IN THE OTHER GENERAL JOURNALS
BATTLES IN TIME
HOUSE OF CARDS
Should the US and Russia destroy their stocks of smallpox virus?
The cancer diagnosis that has gripped America
Implications of shift work for junior doctors
Effect of nitric oxide on oxygenation and mortality in acute lung injury: systematic review and meta-analysis
Aristotle: clinical epidemiologist?
Interventions to improve water quality for preventing diarrhoea: systematic review and meta-analysis
Problems with use of composite end points in cardiovascular trials: systematic review of randomised controlled trials
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Investigating suspected cerebral venous thrombosis
Intensive care
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Masking is better than blinding
NETLINES
The refresher course
The scars that won’t heal
Call of the curlew
No miracles in the NHS
Life unlimited
La Belle Dame Sans Merci
Aires Agnelo Barnabé Barros D’Sa
James Barron Bridges
Mary Louise Cameron
Supriyo Roy
Graeme John Anthony Inglis Snodgrass
Brian Oscar Treweek Taylor
Doreen Mary Tillotson (née Robertshaw)
ADVICE
MINERVA