Modified intention to treat reporting in randomised controlled trials: systematic review
Smear fears
What attributes should clinical ethics committees have?
Patents in synthetic biology
Don't abandon Labour's initiative to improve access to health care for world's poor people, charities urge
Cancer incidence in England's deprived areas is 16% higher than in rich areas
Higher spending in Scotland fails to deliver better outcomes
David Norman Howell Owen
Zaki Rizk Salib
Kenneth Fawcett Mole
Lawrence Brimacombe
John Houghton
Isabel Mary Headen (Gardner) (née Woodhouse)
Robert Angus Fletcher Gilbert
Most US hospitals lack a non-discrimination policy for same sex partners
Sexuality and obesity, a gender perspective
Effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination against childhood diarrhoea in El Salvador
Obesity and poor sexual health outcomes
Poland's painful market reforms
Rehabilitation of patients with stroke
Management of faecal incontinence in adults
What next for Haiti's healthcare?
Minerva
Minerva
All you need to read in the other general journals
WHO admits to “inconsistencies” in its policy on conflicts of interest
University of California fights Nature over price increase
Bush administration should be investigated for torture of prisoners, says human rights group
Risk of congenital malformations in children born after assisted reproduction is higher than previously thought
Historically black US medical schools perform best on “social mission”
Ireland is to review accuracy of its miscarriage diagnoses to avoid damaging interventions
In brief
GP who looked after baby Peter missed opportunity to save him, GMC is told
Tranexamic acid cuts deaths in trauma patients at risk of major bleeding
Poor leadership at HPA is blamed for spread of E coli at farm
I can't really talk right now
Extreme bodies
AIDS and declining support for dependent elderly people in Africa
Diagnosis and clinical management of alcohol related physical complications
A persistent headache
Case for a doctor's involvement in judicial executions
Rendering food injurious to health
Do summary care records have the potential to do more harm than good? Yes
Do summary care records have the potential to do more harm than good? No
Sample size calculations I
Fractures
The Notebook
The biggest change in health care for a generation?
British Nutrition Foundation replies
Management skills need to be recognised
An underdiagnosed complication of anaesthesia?
Beware surgeon specific rates
Editorial exaggerates the risk
Incentivising organ donation
Realise potential of current systems before changing the law
View from France
What about mandated choice?
Could kindness heal the NHS?
Authors' reply
Bad medicine
Hans Sloane's bitter taste of success
An injection of fear
John Havard
BMA condemns ill treatment of striking doctors in Sudan
Number of living organ donations in UK rose by 8% in past year
Giving oxygen in acute myocardial infarction may raise death risk, Cochrane review concludes
More than half of diabetic patients do not get recommended annual tests
Angiotensin receptor blockers are linked to small rise in risk of cancer
Scheme to register all those who work with children is put on hold
Concerns mount that financial austerity measures will reduce aid for millennium goals
WHO and the pandemic flu “conspiracies”
Periodontal disease and poor health outcomes
Don't ignore home grown medical systems
Future of NHS summary care record hangs in balance
Better access to drugs in developing countries is accelerating resistance
QOF and consent
UN and Red Cross dispatch aid to refugees from violence in Kyrgyzstan
Lord Lester outlines his private member's bill to reform libel law
Should oxygen be given in myocardial infarction?
Researchers try to protect patients from stem cell charlatans
NICE calls for better education on sex and alcohol in schools
Future head of German NICE sets out ambitions for health care
Connections, influence, and passion
Audit office says government should renegotiate PFI contracts to get better value for money
Senior doctors are accused of failing to protect female trainees and patients from a consultant who was the subject of a complaint
Scotland needs tighter controls on locum doctors, audit shows
Netherlands is told to get tough on smokers as cancer mortality stagnates
Global Fund freezes aid to Zambian health ministry
Blood alcohol limit in UK should be reduced, review says
German science minister tries to rescue Lübeck university hospital from closure