Big subjects: education and obesity
Continuing medical education in the 21st century
Informed consent and palliative chemotherapy
Obesity in children
Complications of type 1 diabetes in adolescents
SEVERE INTERSCAPULAR PAIN
SURGICAL OUTCOME DATA
CARE AND QUALITY INDICATORS
POSTNATAL DEPRESSION
PARADOXICAL MEDICINE
MAINSTREAMING JARGON
WHO calls for better living conditions to reduce health gap between rich and poor in a generation
Australia to pilot physician assistants to increase health workforce
IN BRIEF
NICE is accused of “jockeying for position” in new drug pricing scheme
Experts call for more efforts to improve diabetes care in ethnic minorities
Pakistani doctors want better protection against terrorists
France, Italy, and Spain split from EU lobby group
Palliative care in Scotland focuses too much on cancer
Two thirds of US adults have trouble meeting cost of medical care because of economic downturn
Professors call for review of way cancer drugs in NHS are rationed after latest ruling from NICE
Free prescriptions in Wales lead to 5% rise in dispensed items
All you need to read in the other general journals
Is the relationship between pharma and medical education on the rocks?
Pharma and CME: View from the US
END OF THE FREE LUNCH?
New Labour shows its true colours over the blues
Rethinking continuing medical education
What oncologists tell patients about survival benefits of palliative chemotherapy and implications for informed consent: qualitative study
Role of blood pressure in development of early retinopathy in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: prospective cohort study
Do overweight children necessarily make overweight adults? Repeated cross sectional annual nationwide survey of Japanese girls and women over nearly six decades
Hypercholesterolaemia and its management
Familial hypercholesterolaemia: summary of NICE guidance
Commentary: Controversies in NICE guidance on familial hypercholesterolaemia
Patients are volunteers
Qualitative research methodologies: ethnography
The trouble with blood pressure cuffs
Incapacity benefit reform and the politics of ill health
History on a knife edge
Clinical ethics comes of age
Team MB
Sunrise, sunset
The wisdom of Falstaff
Aphorisms and Facetiae of Bela Schick
John Raymond Hobbs
Eric Aylmer Burkitt
Anthony John Fogarty
Mary Ethel Inekhomo Obiyan
James O’Reilly
Charles Frederick Rolland
Peter George Smith
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