An early British case of neuromyelitis optica (1850)
Nutritional content of supermarket ready meals and recipes by television chefs in the United Kingdom: cross sectional study
Pain over speed bumps in diagnosis of acute appendicitis: diagnostic accuracy study
Familial risk of early and late onset cancer: nationwide prospective cohort study
All in this together: the corporate capture of public health
Case report of E.T.—The Extra-Terrestrial
Bringing surgical history to life
Inhaled corticosteroids: first do no harm
Doctors on television: analysis of doctors' experiences during filming of a documentary in the workplace
Using speed of ageing and “microlives” to communicate the effects of lifetime habits and environment
When managers rule
John Collins Warren (1778-1856): An American surgeon in London
Revisiting the harem conspiracy and death of Ramesses III: anthropological, forensic, radiological, and genetic study
Push, pull, squeeze, clamp: 100 years of changes in the management of the third stage of labour as described by Ten Teachers
Is it time for an evidence based uniform for doctors?
Toilet hygiene in the classical era
Bias control in shared decision making: still too many loose ends
Learning from the abolitionists, the first social movement
Building a metaphor: Another brick in the wall?
Scott's parabola and the rise and fall of metal-on-metal hip replacements
Why Rudolph's nose is red: observational study
Gastroscopic painting
Placebos in 19th century medicine: a quantitative analysis of the BMJ
Dirty, deluded, and dangerous
Effectiveness of non-benzodiazepine hypnotics in treatment of adult insomnia: meta-analysis of data submitted to the Food and Drug Administration
The health service is more intent on cure than on care
European Union has the Falsified Medicines Directive
Risk-benefit profile of inhaled corticosteroids in COPD is still unclear
Addition of long acting β agonist is not supported by clinical trial evidence
Many private screening tests have no known benefit
Authors' reply to Turgeon and Tejani and to Manderville
Tobacco harm reduction: the devil is in the deployment
Surgical thimbles
Presentation of continuous outcomes in randomised trials: an observational study
Educational interventions are unlikely to work because obese people aren't unhappy enough to lose weight
England will pilot cancer patient survey to compare hospitals
You can't mandate compassion
Exercise induced pyomyositis
Presence of HPV in later life may represent reactivation, not reinfection
Postoperative deaths from bowel cancer fall for fourth year in row, audit shows
Deficiencies in proposed new EU regulation of clinical trials
Barbara Hepworth's hospital drawings
Has Ritalin replaced the rod?
Reward doctors for early diagnosis of dementia, says think tank
Appointments later in week are less likely to be missed, finds study
Filipino parliament votes to improve access to contraception
MPs call for evidence on clinical trials and data disclosure
Local authorities' scrutiny committees must consider financial issues if they want to reject health service changes
Polio eradication was an ideological project
Army doctor was dishonest about injuries to detained Iraqi, finds tribunal
Australia aims to eliminate female genital mutilation
Indian government promises paediatric formulations of TB drugs
Fight against malaria slowed in 2012 as funding fell
Dengue fever is massively under-reported in India, hampering our response
Many pain clinics fail to offer multidisciplinary care, says audit
Retain clinical excellence awards, but cap sum and number of recipients, says DDRB
New drug for type 2 diabetes is no better than older, cheaper treatments, says institute
Group is set up to look at seven day working in the NHS
The challenge of preventing spree killings
Universities will have to report adverse events in research to higher education funding body, consultation proposes
The view from space
Six polio vaccination workers are shot dead in Pakistan
Doctors criticise privatised out of hours service in London
Doctors may face mandatory reporting of adverse incidents involving implants
Commissioning board looks for funding formula that will reduce health inequalities
Patient survival rates for individual surgeons will be published from 2013
Boy must have surgery despite wishes of his mother, court rules
Family that accused hospital of putting a “do not resuscitate” notice in patient's notes was in denial, says judge
Irish MPs to vote next year on whether to allow limited abortion
France could soon have draft law on assisted suicide for terminally ill people