Is it time to pilot paying for organs?
Prolapsed intervertebral disc
Deficiency of sunlight and vitamin D
Treating migraine in the emergency department
Measuring blood pressure in children
The emergence of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
EPIDEMIC OF DENTAL ABSCESSES?
EPIDEMIC OF DENTAL ABSCESSES?
NICE ON LIPID MODIFICATION
NICE ON LIPID MODIFICATION
DRUG RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS
PARACETAMOL AND HYPERTENSION
LAW ON UNJUSTIFIED HEALTH CLAIMS
ADDITIVES AND HYPERACTIVITY
OPIUM PRODUCTION IN AFGHANISTAN
RETINAL DETACHMENT
CAMPAIGN FOR REAL LECTURES
CAMPAIGN FOR REAL LECTURES
CAMPAIGN FOR REAL LECTURES
CAMPAIGN FOR REAL LECTURES
THE WORLD IS ROUND
NHS reforms have produced “only limited benefits so far”
Review is set up after doctors fail to disclose industry funding
IN BRIEF
Government pledges extra £34m to tackle health inequalities in England
UK health secretary accuses BMA of distorting government proposals for polyclinics
Health board is found guilty of maladministration by ombudsman for not providing free care
Too few joint patients get clot busting drugs after discharge
Coinfection of tuberculosis and HIV poses global threat
Drop in breast cancer cases in Australia follows fall in use of hormone replacement therapy
Deaths from malaria in children fall sharply in 10 countries
Agencies denounce move by Zimbabwe to ban aid workers
Obstetricians seek recognition for Chinese doctors who pioneered safe abortion 50 years ago
Brazil adopts hard hitting images on cigarette packets in antismoking campaign
ALL YOU NEED TO READ IN THE OTHER GENERAL JOURNALS
CAN WE FEED THE WORLD?
Placebo pills for children
BMJ in “smug docs” storm
BLOGS
Should we pay donors to increase the supply of organs for transplantation?
A comprehensive service
Best interests and potential organ donors
Adherence to Mediterranean diet and risk of developing diabetes: prospective cohort study
Prolonged conservative care versus early surgery in patients with sciatica from lumbar disc herniation: cost utility analysis alongside a randomised controlled trial
Prolonged conservative care versus early surgery in patients with sciatica caused by lumbar disc herniation: two year results of a randomised controlled trial
Parenteral dexamethasone for acute severe migraine headache: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials for preventing recurrence
Preventing malaria in travellers
I need my medicine to help me get worse
Management of invasive meningococcal disease in children and young people: summary of SIGN guidelines
Commentary: Controversies in SIGN guidance on management of invasive meningococcal disease in children and young people
Unrecognised severe vitamin D deficiency
Becoming a live kidney donor
Topical choline salicylates implicated in Reye’s syndrome
Let’s wave goodbye to “transplant tourism”
Commercial transplantation in Pakistan
Lest We Forget
“Maggie, Maggie, Maggie . . . ”
Pay as you don’t go
One of the awkward squad
How to Read a Paper: The Basics of Evidence-Based Medicine
Wallace William Brigden
Norman Montague Bleehen
Martin Douglas Humby
William Burgess Drayson Maile
David Keith Masters
Christopher Gerard Pinder
Michael Ward
George Geoffrey Worsp
MINERVA