Imperturbability is not incompatible with clinical empathy
Patients' concepts of hypertension
Ocular inflammation as a manifestation of Lyme borreliosis
Doctors need accredited information on Lyme borreliosis
Putting more specialist physicians into the community is not answer to primary-secondary care divide
Integrated care results in fewer elderly people dying in hospital
Post-marketing studies can make important contributions to medical knowledge
Social determinants of health are comorbidities
The rise and rise of vitamin D testing
Darkness Visible
GPs' role in safeguarding children
Politicians cannot provide the leadership needed
Common treatment for epistaxis contains peanut oil
Never treat your own family
Time for an open access secure online data collection tool
TB Sheets
Health bill arose from attempt to accommodate Lib Dem as well as Tory ideas, says commentator
Virgin Care to take over services for children and young people in Devon worth £132m
Planned “pay cartel” in southwest England is condemned by BMA and Unison
NHS reforms caught in the act
Management of chronic epilepsy
Efficacy of psychosocial intervention in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease: the multicentre, rater blinded, randomised Danish Alzheimer Intervention Study (DAISY)
A human bite
Understanding female genital cosmetic surgery
Hospitals will be able to earn 49% of their income from private patients from October
In brief
Don't just blame big pharma
Polypill remains the only panacea in sight for cardiovascular disease, trial organiser says
Mammography screening has little or no effect on breast cancer deaths, Swedish data indicate
UK is seeing “massive” rise in campaigns against plain packets for cigarettes, say health activists
Number of dementia patients rises while GPs' prescribing of antipsychotics falls
Is early speech and language therapy after stroke a waste?
UK government comes down in favour of making all publicly funded research “open access”
FDA approves first drug to prevent HIV infection
New NHS organisations will need dialogue to improve service delivery, meeting hears
Ian McArthur Jackson
Joseph Bartholomew Deasy
Peter Graeme Arblaster
Andrew Charles Markus
Chitturi Satyanarayana
Phyllis May Sykes
Peter Stephenson
Cardiovascular safety of central nervous system stimulants in children and adolescents: population based cohort study
Open clinical trials
All you need to read in the other general journals
Prenatal blood test for Down's syndrome is to be introduced in Germany despite ethical and legal concerns
Combating attacks on health workers
Mea culpa: are multi-billion dollar fines forcing drug companies to clean up their act?
Performance enhancing drugs or techniques may exist that can't yet be detected, experts admit
BMJ tablet app
Scope of FDA surveillance of its employees is higher than previously thought, journalists say
Public health director blows whistle on trust in letter to Lansley
European commission proposes new laws to halt decline in number of clinical trials
Commentary: role of hydration in health and exercise
Miracle pills and fireproof trainers: user endorsement in social media
The truth about sports drinks
How valid is the European Food Safety Authority's assessment of sports drinks?
Forty years of sports performance research and little insight gained
Mythbusting sports and exercise products
To drink or not to drink to drink recommendations: the evidence
Health damage from alcohol misuse has been underplayed in government strategy, say MPs
Water, water, every where
Kidney dialysis—the need for humanity
Clinical and cost effectiveness of booklet based vestibular rehabilitation for chronic dizziness in primary care: single blind, parallel group, pragmatic, randomised controlled trial
Validation of treatment strategies for enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli O104:H4 induced haemolytic uraemic syndrome: case-control study
Treating Shiga toxin induced haemolytic uraemic syndrome
Vitamin D: some perspective please
Serco out of hours service in Cornwall was understaffed, finds watchdog
Almost a quarter of Royal College fellows say their hospitals cannot deliver continuity of care
Countries contribute more to tackling HIV/AIDS than they get in aid, figures show
WHO workers are shot at during vaccination campaign in Pakistan
BMA drops plans for further industrial action over pensions
Necrotising fasciitis
Will the revolution in genetics improve healthcare?
Effect of communicating DNA based risk assessments for Crohn's disease on smoking cessation: randomised controlled trial
GPs are outnumbered on boards of clinical commissioning groups
Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors for treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus in the clinical setting: systematic review and meta-analysis
Government targets on obesity remain a challenge, says spending watchdog
UK economy can withstand a doubling in health spending in next 50 years, conference hears
NHS structural upheaval threatens already variable quality of essential data
Aristolochic acid nephropathy
Case against paediatric cardiologist will go ahead without him after his refusal to attend
Landmark study identifies major gaps in Australian healthcare