The market has failed
Deciding who to admit to a critical care unit
Doctors and climate change
Screening for prostate cancer in younger men
Communicating risk to the public after radiological incidents
Obesity and cancer
ACUTE BRONCHIOLITIS : Risk of hyponatraemia
ACUTE BRONCHIOLITIS : There may be a treatment
COMMUNITY ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA : Antibiotic coverage is atypical: evidence from randomised trials
ASYLUM SEEKERS’ ACCESS TO CARE : Document is worrying
COLECTOMY AND IBD : Does surgery improve survival?
FOREIGN DOCTORS’ VICTORY : British benevolence and betrayal
CLIMATE CHANGE AND HEALTH : We must all act now
Drug companies are ignoring health crisis in poor countries
Un is attacked for “catatonic passivity” by former envoy
More than four in 10 women were not offered the choice of a home birth, report says
Reprogramming of skin cells to create embryonic stem cells is potentially hazardous in current form
One in 20 East German doctors spied on patients or colleagues for the Stasi
Diabetes expert accuses drug company of “intimidation”
IN BRIEF
Targeted screening for glaucoma may be cost effective
Constraints on use of patients’ data are harming research
Less than half of men invited for screening for bowel cancer take up the offer, project shows
EU residents may be able to travel to any member state for care
A third of people in UK with HIV don’t know they are infected
UN conference on climate change will test countries’ commitment to public health
Research into causes of disease needs to be more rigorous
Cocaine use rises in Europe while popularity of cannabis reaches a plateau or is falling
ALL YOU NEED TO READ IN THE OTHER GENERAL JOURNALS
BITTER PILLS
LEARNING THE SECOND WAY
Behold the Christmas miracle of antioxidants
Thalidomide—the drama continues
Competition in a publicly funded healthcare system
Future of quality measurement
“Write me a sentence”
Implications of prognostic pessimism in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma admitted to intensive care in the UK within the COPD and asthma outcome study (CAOS): multicentre observational cohort study
Cancer incidence and mortality in relation to body mass index in the Million Women Study: cohort study
Detection of prostate cancer in unselected young men: prospective cohort nested within a randomised controlled trial
Public information needs after the poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko with polonium-210 in London: cross sectional telephone survey and qualitative analysis
Vaginal discharge
Call for papers: hypertension
Pemphigus vulgaris
Alcohol hand rubs: hygiene and hazard
Why is Exubera being withdrawn?
A funny thing happened on the way to the lab
May the force be with you
Homoeopathy and the star that fell
Grumpy old men
A Boke or Counseill against the Disease Commonly Called the Sweate or the Sweating Sickness
Scott Hitt
Alexis Brook
Peter Berman
William Anthony Jerrett
William Stewart Ogden
John Ogeah
Margaret Oatway Thorpe
Joan Wagstaff
MINERVA