Do white matter hyperintensities on MRI matter clinically?
The clinical importance of white matter hyperintensities on brain magnetic resonance imaging: systematic review and meta-analysis
FDA puts rosiglitazone post-marketing trial on hold
Use of tobacco, drugs, and alcohol among English children is falling
Russia embarks on £10bn reform of its “deplorable” health system
Lead poisoning in Nigeria causes “unprecedented” emergency
Pathologist failed to ask crucial questions over girl's death
Journal expresses concern about validity of breast cancer study
Testicular torsion
Non-clinical bed management strategies in psychiatry
Mary Lambourne (née Biddle)
Improving productivity in the NHS
“Antivaccine Lobby” replies to the BMJ
NICE reply
US policy on genital cutting
Don't take blood from the arm where gel is applied
MRSA and Clostridium difficile are falling
Let's hear it for housing
Reporting of the UK debt
In brief
Forget quantity, think quality
NICE guidelines may not help
Gatekeeper version 2
Findings of meta-analysis cannot be relied on
MRC did not fund IVF pioneers' research because they weren't in “medical establishment”
Doctors call for ban on multidose vials after hepatitis C outbreak in US
Dewi Arwyn Evans
Robert Alan Forster
Coalition scraps plan for adjudicator to judge doctors' fitness to practise
HIV infection is rising among over 50s across the world, figures show
Alexander Philips Fowler
George Adair Hazleton Heaney
Michael Cautley Holderness
Benedict Leigh Hoskyns
Fast track deportation without access to legal counsel is illegal
Local bodies should decide whether to fund homoeopathy, says government
Government halves number of NHS quangos to save £180m
First patient to receive complete face transplant can leave hospital
Shifting views on lipid lowering therapy
A woman with a cough and difficulty walking
Diagnosis, prevention, and management of delirium: summary of NICE guidance
Oncology
Minerva
Minerva
More brickbats than bouquets?
Relative risks
All you need to read in the other general journals
Loveless oblivion
Do GPs have the stomach for the battle ahead?
And the beats go on
Forty hospitals performed as badly as or worse than Stafford, analysis finds
Doc holiday
The perils of being a doctor in Baghdad
Doctors of mirth
Robert Butler
Memento Mori
Mass male circumcision in poor settings is feasible, AIDS conference hears
Challenge pregnant women to manage their weight, NICE says
Effect of calcium supplements on risk of myocardial infarction and cardiovascular events: meta-analysis
Dabigatran etexilate in people with atrial fibrillation
Calcium supplements in people with osteoporosis
Breast screening and other fights
Mobile phone base stations and early childhood cancers: case-control study
Pool NHS and local authority spending to fund care for older people, says think tank
Public health directors will have big role to play in future NHS, says minister
MPs are to investigate GP commissioning and NHS spending
UK ranks eighth out of 13 developed countries on drug usage, finds analysis
UK aid policy focuses on family planning for world's women