Time to talk salt
Salt and cardiovascular disease
Postmenopausal hormone therapy
Preventing ventilator associated pneumonia
STIGMATISING SEX WORKERS
STIGMATISING SEX WORKERS
STIGMATISING SEX WORKERS
INTENSIVE CARE
COPD
COELIAC DISEASE
SHIFT WORK
Contract has not meant better care, say doctors
Exodus of medical staff strains Iraq’s health infrastructure
US Supreme Court approves ban on “partial birth abortion”
Breast cancer fell when women stopped hormone replacement
Abstinence education has no effect on US teenagers’ sexual activity
Report recommends tighter legislation to reduce traffic injuries
IN BRIEF
Inquiry will study removal of Sellafield workers’ body parts
Hospital patients should be assessed for risk of thromboembolism
Reform of patients’ forums unnecessary, MPs say
More than 90% of US doctors receive drug company favours
Former staff at CMAJ launch open access journal
UK leads initiative to reduce cost of drugs in poor countries
Working in industry’s silken but firm embrace
WHAT’S NEW IN THE OTHER GENERAL JOURNALS
GREAT EXPECTATIONS
FAREWELL TO DODGING AND WEAVING
Bad blood
Single-payer systems spark endless debate
Waking up from the DREAM of preventing diabetes with drugs
Long term effects of dietary sodium reduction on cardiovascular disease outcomes: observational follow-up of the trials of hypertension prevention (TOHP)
Oral decontamination for prevention of pneumonia in mechanically ventilated adults: systematic review and meta-analysis
Anorexia nervosa
Tetanus versus acute dystonic reaction caused by metoclopramide
A powerful diuretic
Give dipyridamole with aspirin instead of aspirin alone to prevent vascular events after ischaemic stroke or TiA
Statins, saving lives, and shibboleths
Medicine’s hall of fame
More than a career for my daughter
Myths and realities
On the detection of fakes
Wit
Beryl Corner
Heidar Mahmoud Al-Sad
Geoffrey Newall Brown
Michael Alan Casson
Don Bosco Fernandez
Iain Michie
Emily Madge Moore
ADVICE
MINERVA