Assessing equity in systematic reviews: realising the recommendations of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health
The need to consider the wider agenda in systematic reviews and meta-analyses: breadth, timing, and depth of the evidence
Government confirms transfer of NHS computerisation to local bodies
Stem cell therapy doctor exploited desperate patients, GMC finds
Htut Saing
Herschell Kenneth Weinbren
Thomas Anthony Fox
Anne June Patricia McKeown
Dora Charity Allen (née Dean)
Alexander MacKenzie
Giant unions unite to stop government white paper's NHS reforms
Scheme to register Botox clinics is criticised for “lacking teeth”
Can electrocardiographic screening prevent sudden death in athletes? No
Can electrocardiographic screening prevent sudden death in athletes? Yes
Fertility organisations call for cross border regulations to protect IVF patients
Lack of clear diagnoses leaves incontinence untreated
Experts pool ideas on how to cut maternal mortality
Health budgets would benefit from ambitious climate change goals
Australian study shows how to get best value from preventive measures
Why the plans to reform the NHS may never be implemented
Insurance industry mustn't blame price rises on reforms, says US government
In brief
Are the millennium development goals on target?
GP based primary care is only just starting to emerge in China
Dorothy and her doctors
Prostate specific antigen concentration at age 60 and death or metastasis from prostate cancer: case-control study
Screening for prostate cancer
Screening for prostate cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
Paracetamol use in early life and asthma: prospective birth cohort study
Is there a role for revascularisation in asymptomatic carotid stenosis? Yes
Is there a role for revascularisation in asymptomatic carotid stenosis? No
All you need to read in the other general journals
Editorial was confusing
Editorialists' reply
The heart of the matter
No evidence for increased risk
Making too much of a weak case
Authors' reply
Doesn't apply to most calcium prescriptions
“Cherry picking” did not occur in studied example
Three questions for prescribers
Using PROMs to improve equity
Is still inequitable
Toiling for toilets
Mary Elizabeth Lennox (née Smith)
WHO calls for better access to medical devices in poor nations
NICE approves liraglutide for diabetic patients not achieving glucose control
Maternal mortality fell by a third over 18 years, says UN
New GP consortiums should cover 500 000 patients, says RCGP
An agitated man with earache
The death of Dylan Thomas: a conspiracy theory
Why are we copyrighting science?
Coronal magnetic resonance image of the right wrist
Minerva
Minerva
Odds ratios II
Medication side effects
Increasing NHS productivity: working 9 to 5.20
Just a song at twilight
Our Cancer Year
Let's talk shit
Keeping a diary in intensive care halves the risk of post traumatic stress disorder
DH admits insufficient resources were put into cutting health inequalities
GPs earnings fall for third year
Three techniques for integrating data in mixed methods studies
Effects of glucosamine, chondroitin, or placebo in patients with osteoarthritis of hip or knee: network meta-analysis
Impact of supervision of methadone consumption on deaths related to methadone overdose (1993–2008): analyses using OD4 index in England and Scotland
Spiritual dimensions of dying in pluralist societies
Dying matters: let's talk about it
Achieving a good death for all
Having the difficult conversations about the end of life
Recognising and managing key transitions in end of life care
We're all going to die. Deal with it
Bitter pills for drug companies
Pool resources to lift children's health services out of “mediocre state”