Population control and uncertainty —a doctor’s role
Public perception of overweight
Communication between parents and children about sex
Academic achievement in twins
Confronting therapeutic ignorance
Population growth and climate change
HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS VACCINATION : Paradox of vaccination in cervical cancer and screening
HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS VACCINATION : Glimpse into the black box of HPV vaccination
PERIPHERAL INTRAVENOUS CATHETERS : It’s who looks after the catheters that counts
PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT : Confidence in child protection practice
A DISCRIMINATING JUDGMENT : You cannot be serious, says GMC to observation article
GP suspended after prescribing drug to help patient end life
Report urges increase in GP sexual health service provision
IN BRIEF
Obesity does not limit benefits of knee replacement
US billionaires donate $500m to reduce smoking worldwide
First study to assess NHS costs of penetrating injury shows a total of more than £3m a year
Medical schools respond to claims about stored Namibian skulls
Partnership deal for sight drug resolves patient’s challenge against trust
Government urges businesses to join health professionals to tackle UK obesity epidemic
Study highlights risk of breaking patient confidentiality in blogs
57 million Americans should be treated for prediabetes
Government plans to revalidate doctors every five years
All you need to read in the other general journals
THREE DOCTORS AND THE GMC
ACTING AS AN EXPERT WITNESS
DOCTORS IN COURT
Clarifying best interests
HOT TOPIC Population growth and climate change
GMC issues guidance for expert witnesses
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Last week’s poll
Social determinants of health and the design of health programmes for the poor
Changing perceptions of weight in Great Britain: comparison of two population surveys
Evaluation of Talking Parents, Healthy Teens, a new worksite based parenting programme to promote parent-adolescent communication about sexual health: randomised controlled trial
Academic achievement of twins and singletons in early adulthood: Taiwanese cohort study
Gallbladder disease and use of transdermal versus oral hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women: prospective cohort study
Management of hypothyroidism in adults
Should we treat subclinical hypothyroidism?
Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack: summary of NICE guidance
Commentary: Controversies in NICE guidance on acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack
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Remains of the olden days
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Old whines and new battles
The pleasurable unknown
Human Gastric Function
Fyodor Grigorievich Uglov
Brian Campbell
Mary Campbell
John Gwilym Howells
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Sanmugam Mahadeva
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