78 articles published between 12 Mar 2001 and 18 Mar 2001

Editor's Choice

Facets of the global health divide

BMJ 2001;322:0.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

Facets of the global health divide

BMJ 2001;322:0.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

News

Use of confidential HIV data helps convict former prisoner

BMJ 2001;322:633.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

A fifth of suicides among people with mental illness are preventable

BMJ 2001;322:633.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

Whistleblower thanked but still suspended

BMJ 2001;322:634.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

In brief

BMJ 2001;322:634.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

South African court battle damages drug industry's image

BMJ 2001;322:635.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

Review clears Harefield surgeons

BMJ 2001;322:635.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

Obesity drug endorsed by NICE

BMJ 2001;322:637.3 (Published 17 March 2001)

US doctors call for simpler Medicare rules

BMJ 2001;322:638.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

Prenatal diagnosis of heart defects aids survival after surgery

BMJ 2001;322:638.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

Clinical Review

Minerva

Minerva

BMJ 2001;322:684 (Published 17 March 2001)

Fillers

Endpiece: Different ways of saving lives

BMJ 2001;322:652.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

Endpiece: A politician

BMJ 2001;322:658.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

One hundred years ago: An American professor's view of the medical woman

BMJ 2001;322:660.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

A memorable patient: The benefits of attending the dentist

BMJ 2001;322:667.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

One hundred years ago: “Kissing the book”

BMJ 2001;322:667.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

News roundup [abridged versions appear in the paper journal]

Parents should remove risk factors to reduce asthma in children

BMJ 2001;322:637.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

New alcohol strategy being developed for England

BMJ 2001;322:636.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

More than 4000 out of date vaccines given to children in Ireland

BMJ 2001;322:636.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

Scientists isolate HIV blocker in placenta

BMJ 2001;322:636.3 (Published 17 March 2001)

Bush urged to lift cash ban to groups offering abortion

BMJ 2001;322:636.4 (Published 17 March 2001)

Funding of hospital equipment underfunded by £8m in Scotland

BMJ 2001;322:636.5 (Published 17 March 2001)

Review confirms workplace counselling reduces stress

BMJ 2001;322:637.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

Letter

Data collection barriers can be overcome by schemes such as MEDICS

BMJ 2001;322:674.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

Drug development means economics in the end

BMJ 2001;322:675.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

Proposals for preventing community violence are naive

BMJ 2001;322:677.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

Judicial functions of GMC should be abolished

BMJ 2001;322:671.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

Inferiority of calcium channel blockers to cheaper drugs

BMJ 2001;322:671.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

Testing night vision for driving

BMJ 2001;322:672.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

Registry for torsades de pointes with drug treatment exists

BMJ 2001;322:672.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

Glucosamine and chondroitin may help in osteoarthritis

BMJ 2001;322:673.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

Secondary prevention may help intermittent claudication

BMJ 2001;322:673.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

Vision is needed to address problem of global health information

BMJ 2001;322:673.3 (Published 17 March 2001)

Hospital accreditation is important

BMJ 2001;322:674.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

Insulin-like growth factor-I can be helpful towards end of life

BMJ 2001;322:674.3 (Published 17 March 2001)

When response rates do matter

BMJ 2001;322:675.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

Census of availability of neonatal intensive care should have used different denominator

BMJ 2001;322:675.3 (Published 17 March 2001)

Drugs may have reduced effect of falls intervention

BMJ 2001;322:675.4 (Published 17 March 2001)

Tampons could be used to diagnose sexually transmitted diseases

BMJ 2001;322:676.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

Putting patients first will help interprofessional education

BMJ 2001;322:676.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

It is time to dismiss calls to ban DDT

BMJ 2001;322:676.3 (Published 17 March 2001)

Is this the end of the line for flu vaccine as we know it?

BMJ 2001;322:677.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

This Week In the BMJ

Editorial

Does the duration of breast feeding matter?

BMJ 2001;322:625 (Published 17 March 2001)

Providing clean water: lessons from Bangladesh

BMJ 2001;322:626 (Published 17 March 2001)

Electronic publishing in science

BMJ 2001;322:627 (Published 17 March 2001)

Poor world health and rich world wealth

BMJ 2001;322:629 (Published 17 March 2001)

Obesity genes

BMJ 2001;322:630 (Published 17 March 2001)

What is the optimal weight for cardiovascular health?

BMJ 2001;322:631 (Published 17 March 2001)

News extra [these stories appear only on the web]

Drug reduces death from sepsis

BMJ 2001;322:638.3 (Published 17 March 2001)

MEPs try to mobilise public opinion against extension of euthanasia

BMJ 2001;322:638.4 (Published 17 March 2001)

Clinical academics worry that their interests are ignored

BMJ 2001;322:638.5 (Published 17 March 2001)

A fifth of suicides among mentally ill are preventable

BMJ 2001;322:638.6 (Published 17 March 2001)

Paper

Primary care

Education and debate

Obituary

Book

Circumcision: A History of the World's Most Controversial Surgery

BMJ 2001;322:680.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

Prophets, Cults and Madness

BMJ 2001;322:680.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

Hitler's Gift: Scientists Who Fled Nazi Germany

BMJ 2001;322:681.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

Street Foods

BMJ 2001;322:681.2 (Published 17 March 2001)

HIT PARADE

Hit parade

BMJ 2001;322:681.3 (Published 17 March 2001)

PRESS

Fear of frying: power lines and cancer

BMJ 2001;322:682 (Published 17 March 2001)

Personal View

When a doctor is suspended so is family life

BMJ 2001;322:683.1 (Published 17 March 2001)

Soundings

Such gratitude

BMJ 2001;322:683.2 (Published 17 March 2001)