The rise and fall of breast cancer rates
Understanding recent trends in incidence of invasive breast cancer in Norway: age-period-cohort analysis based on registry data on mammography screening and hormone treatment use
Commitment contracts as a way to health
Improving healthcare access for people with visual impairment and blindness
Councils face a £500m shortfall in funding social care for older people
Targets on non-communicable diseases need to be part of new millennium goals being designed for 2015
Police doctor is cleared of manslaughter but criticised as “negligent”
US ethnic minorities are less likely to be screened for cancer, study finds
Dutch microbiologists are disciplined for delays during pneumonia outbreak
Increased reliance on private sector holds dangers for NHS, says report
Doctors can help “right to die” man prepare his legal case without fear of prosecution
Europe is updating rules on medical devices after implant fiasco
Physical activity for cancer survivors
Physical activity for cancer survivors: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
Effect of n-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in pregnancy on infants' allergies in first year of life: randomised controlled trial
Use of proton pump inhibitors and risk of hip fracture in relation to dietary and lifestyle factors: a prospective cohort study
Hard end points are needed for intensive glycaemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes
Lansley's NHS “reforms”
Authors' reply to Yudkin and Lipska
Lifestyle intervention in preschool children has little effect on obesity
Authors' reply to Metcalf and Wilkin
Hypotension is more risky than hypertension in very old people
DNA methylation may be associated with health inequalities
Evidence supports the need to offer treatment as part of shared decision making
Does the BMJ have a particular ideology to pursue in assisted dying?
Type 2 diabetes is a poor example of the overuse of surrogate markers
ABPI responds to article on concept of Pharmacare
Brave new post-iconoclastic world
Why not sell alcohol in alcohol units or metric units, not volume?
The consequences of abandoning the Health and Social Care Bill
Surrogate end points: studying their benefits, taxonomy, and semantics
NICE needs to move faster to keep up with NHS changes
In brief
Governments and drug companies pledge to eliminate 10 neglected tropical diseases by 2020
“No win, no fee” system is proving costly to NHS, report says
Two tests may be better than one in bowel cancer screening, finds study
Doctor who helped locate bin Laden family worked for the CIA
Competition can help NHS but must be used with care, report says
Margaret Alice Longstaff
Robert Goudie MacFarlane
Kenneth Cunningham Rankin
Patrick Joseph Connolly
Ian Douglas Hutchinson Todd
Paul Sebastian Richardson
Elizabeth Heitzman
Helen Street
(Philip) Kevin Murphy
David Roberts
A revolution in an Egyptian hospital
Dual renin-angiotensin system blockade
The Primal Scream
Cholera in couplets
Are we prepared to sacrifice good feeling for pensions?
All you need to read in the other general journals
Arthur Gruffydd Jones
English NHS hospital activity: doing less (with less or the same)?
Frederick Morgan
Lessons from America: primary care
Almost there: how the health bill affects the NHS
Matters of life and death and quality of life
FDA is sued for allegedly violating privacy of employees
Former head of legal services at Mid Staffordshire wins £103 000 award from trust
Why legislation is necessary for my health reforms
Stop the medicalisation of old age
The NHS is heading down a hole—should we stop digging?
A prescription for improving antibiotic prescribing in primary care
Effectiveness of multifaceted educational programme to reduce antibiotic dispensing in primary care: practice based randomised controlled trial
Cholestasis secondary to anabolic steroid use in young men
A 43 year old woman with a 40 year history of exertional chest pain
Why match in case-control studies?
Fall in suicides among mental health patients linked to improvements in mental health services
US board says censuring research on avian flu was necessary to prevent a potential catastrophe
“Golden Pill” award remains unfilled for the fourth year running
Private firm launches 16 point transformation plan for failing NHS hospital
Raised inflammatory markers
Efficacy and safety of enoxaparin versus unfractionated heparin during percutaneous coronary intervention: systematic review and meta-analysis
Kidney failure with a diagnostic chest radiograph
Enoxaparin for anticoagulation in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
Critics of the NHS reforms have lost sight of what they can deliver, hears conference
Psychiatric drugs are not inferior to other drugs, review concludes
RCGP calls for withdrawal of health bill despite 137 new amendments
Data rising from the East
Shared decision making: really putting patients at the centre of healthcare
Charity's decision to cut funding to Planned Parenthood sparks controversy
Training can help GPs provide a better death for patients
Cancer charity rates TV shows in terms of junk food advertising