The English NHS experiment
Dietary iron and blood pressure
Co-trimoxazole for HIV infected adults
A strategy for end of life care in the UK
Consent for biobanking
Tackling knife violence
DEATH IN YOUNG ATHLETES
DEATH IN YOUNG ATHLETES
ANTI DOPING
KILLINGS AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE
MENTAL CAPACITY
MENTAL CAPACITY
MENTAL CAPACITY
GERIATRIC MEDICINE
GERIATRIC MEDICINE
ANTIPSYCHOTICS FOR DEMENTIA
ENDOSCOPIC ABLATION
CAPSULE ENDOSCOPY
LEFT HANDED PRESIDENTS
Health care in US ranks lowest among developed countries, Commonwealth Fund study shows
Violence and overcrowding characterise many mental health wards
IN BRIEF
Joint guidelines call for speedier assessment of patients with stroke
Watchdog says councils are unprepared for increasing demand from England’s ageing population
End of life strategy offers home based nursing care 24 hours a day for dying patients
Progress cannot be made in fighting HIV epidemic if rights abuses aren’t tackled
Human and animal agencies must work to prevent spread of infections
Senator asks US psychiatrists’ group about drug company funding
Three jailed for selling phoney drug to cancer patients in Germany
German genetics society condemns doctors who took part in eugenics programme in Nazi era
Doctor from Sudan describes “hell on earth” following rape and assault in Darfur
European Commission proposes moves to increase tax on cigarettes and reduce influence of tobacco industry
WHO returns to face major problems with displaced Iraqis
ALL YOU NEED TO READ IN THE OTHER GENERAL JOURNALS
HOW THE INTERNET IS CHANGING HEALTH CARE
Is sun exposure a major cause of melanoma?
Is there an (unbiased) doctor in the house?
Should we screen for childhood dyslipidaemia?
Will the NHS strategic plan benefit patients?
A transatlantic review of the NHS at 60
Relation of iron and red meat intake to blood pressure: cross sectional epidemiological study
A model based on age, sex, and morbidity to explain variation in UK general practice prescribing: cohort study
Role of co-trimoxazole prophylaxis in reducing mortality in HIV infected adults being treated for tuberculosis: randomised clinical trial
Patients’ refusal to consent to storage and use of samples in Swedish biobanks: cross sectional study
Guillain-Barré syndrome
Tom Swifties
Antibiotic prescribing for self limiting respiratory tract infections in primary care: summary of NICE guidance
Commentary: NICE guidance on antibiotic prescribing for self limiting respiratory tract infections in primary care
Health care USA: don’t make a drama out of a crisis
Lessons from polyclinics in Central and Eastern Europe
Harms of target driven care
Reveille
Not a silly story
Success stories
Doctors
Michael Ellis DeBakey
Ivor Ernest Doney
Thomas Bryce Dunn
Ronald Napier Robertson Grant
John Robert Hearnshaw
Stanley Laurie Kaye
Malcolm Panter-Brick
Sylvia Todd (née Dennison)
MINERVA